• prep: 25 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    The Best Red Velvet Cake - we borrowed the best elements from several other red velvet recipes to create this outstanding recipe with double cream cheese frosting and toasted pecans. Irresistible!

    Ingredients

    • 1¼ cups all purpose flour
    • 1¼ cups cake flour
    • 1½ cups sugar
    • ½ teaspoon baking soda
    • 1½ tsp baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 3 tbsp cocoa
    • 1 cup vegetable oil
    • 1½ cups buttermilk
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1½ tsp liquid red food coloring
    • 1½ teaspoon white vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans ((optional for garnish))
    • 1½ cups (12 ounces) cream cheese
    • ¾ cup butter
    • 2 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 kilo bag of icing sugar ((About 8 cups))
    • 1-3 tbsp milk; enough to bring the frosting to a spreadable consistency

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1194 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 75 g 115.81%
    • Saturated Fat: 33 g 164.63%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 142 mg 47.46%
    • Sodium: 1139 mg 47.48%
    • Calcium: 299 mg 29.89%
    • Potassium: 436 mg 12.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.09%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 128 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.67%
    • Sugar: 77 g
    • Protein: 17 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 31.88%
    • Vitamin C 2.03%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat15
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs4
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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