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Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a moist, light and fluffy cake that goes well with coffee and is perfect for any occasion. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Servings: 1 Cake
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 1 oz. red food coloring

Cream cheese frosting Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 stick margarine softened
  • 1 box confectionery or powdered sugar 16 oz
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Beat liquid ingredients together with mixer; add dry ingredients. Beat 2 more minutes. Spray 2 round cake pans and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes until center is done. (This can be made in 4 layers or in 9 x 13 long pan.

Cream cheese frosting directions:

  • Whip all frosting ingredients together with mixer until smooth and of spreading consistency.