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Kraft Red Velvet Cake

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"A quick and easy red velvet cake is frosted with a delicious pecan and cream cheese frosting."
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2 h 45 m servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings


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  1. Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round cake layers, adding chocolate and food coloring with water, eggs and oil; cool completely.
  2. Beat cream cheese and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition. Stir in pecans.
  3. Fill and frost cake layers with cream cheese frosting.


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This cake truly melts in your mouth. I have never tasted a cake this good. The one thing I did different is with the cake box recipe I used 1 1/2 cups of water. If we share this cake with everyo...

This cake was fairly easy to make. Frosting the cake was not easy for me; perhaps my frosting wasn't as spreadable as it should be. I also didn't have 1 Tbsp of red food coloring. I only had ....

This cake tasted more like chocolate cake. I will never use this recipe ever again. My husband said the frosting was t0o sweet.

I am rating this based on the cake recipe only, because I used store bought frosting - I liked that it used real chocolate which gives it a really dark color, rather than another recipe I tried ...