Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

McCormick
16Ingredients
520Calories
60Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 ounce red food color (McCormick®)
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 16 ounces sugar (confectioners')

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Cake, grease and flour 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  2. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 5 minutes or until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Mix in sour cream, milk, food color and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat. Pour batter into prepared pans.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire rack.
  4. For the Frosting, beat cream cheese, butter, sour cream and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fill and frost cooled cake with frosting.
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NutritionView more

520Calories
Sodium14%DV340mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs24%DV72g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories520Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat14g70%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol115mg38%
Sodium340mg14%
Potassium150mg4%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate72g24%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars55g110%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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