Red Velvet Cake w/Cream Cheese Icing

I have a couple of kiddos who absolutely love red velvet… I can’t say that I blame them because I’m pretty fond of it myself. I’ve got this recipe for red velvet brownies that I want to try with this as the base… yummy!

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake printable recipe



  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 c. oil
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. vinegar
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 2 oz. red food coloring
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 t. cocoa
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour


  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 lb confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 t. vanilla


Preheat the oven to 350.


Grease and flour a 9×13 pan or 2 round cake pans.

Cream the sugar and oil together, add the eggs and beat well.

Sift the dry ingredients and then add them to the egg mixture.

Add the buttermilk, food coloring, and the vinegar, stir well.

Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes.

Let cool before icing.


Cream all of the icing ingredients together and spread on cooled cake.

Sprinkle the top with any crumbs that may have fallen off the cake.


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