This Red Velvet Cake recipe is a classic indulgence that is perfect for any occasion. The moist and tender cake layers with a hint of cocoa and vibrant red color are sure to impress your guests. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or just craving a sweet treat, this Red Velvet Cake recipe is a must-try!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cocoa powder.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the vegetable oil, buttermilk, eggs, food coloring, vinegar, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
  5. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans and bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Let the cakes cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  7. Once cooled, frost the cake with cream cheese frosting and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 420 || Carbohydrates: 45g || Protein: 4g || Fat: 25g || Saturated Fat: 4g || Cholesterol: 45mg || Sodium: 390mg || Potassium: 140mg || Fiber: 1g || Sugar: 26g || Vitamin A: 2% || Vitamin C: 0% || Calcium: 6% || Iron: 10%

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