Red Velvet Cake Recipes

These colorful, classic red velvet cakes and cupcakes are always crowd-pleasers.

Staff Picks

Red Velvet Cake III

Rating: 4.22 stars
Moist and delicious easy cake!

Moist Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rating: 4.18 stars
Little versions of classic red velvet cake! Frost with cream cheese frosting or white frosting.

Ravishing Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4.13 stars
Quick and easy red velvet cake.

Southern Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4.15 stars
This is a delicious red velvet cake recipe that was taught to me by my grandmother. Made with a light and buttery frosting instead of the usual cream cheese. It's a little time consuming but totally worth the effort!

Red Velvet Cake I

Rating: 3.9 stars
A family favorite -- great for the Christmas holiday.

Easy Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 3.97 stars
Simple, simple, simple! The easiest recipe for a red velvet cake I have ever found. My husband LOVES this.

Red Velvet Cake IV

Rating: 3.99 stars
The classic red cake with a white chocolate cream cheese icing.

Red Velvet-Center Cheesecake

Rating: 4.61 stars
I came up with this recipe when a friend requested a Red Velvet Cheesecake for his birthday. It is a tradition of mine to make cakes for each of my friends on their birthdays.

Mom's Signature Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4.06 stars
This red velvet cake is constantly requested by friends and has the best flavor, and features real cooked frosting for a delicious, yet light finish.

Red Velvet Cake II

Rating: 4.12 stars
This recipe makes a red cake frosted with cream cheese frosting to stand as a bright spot on your holiday table.

Rustic Red Velvet Cupcakes

Rating: 3 stars
Moist Red Velvet cake with a dollop of rich cream cheese in center -- no frosting needed. Not too sweet and easy to make.

James Gang Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 3.92 stars
Delicious Red Velvet Cake!!! Passed through many generations, this Red Velvet Cake has been a staple at EVERY James Gang get together. Thanksgiving, Christmas, or just because, we have to have this cake. No one makes it quite like Granny, but it still tastes pretty darn good!!

Inspiration and Ideas

What is Red Velvet Cake?
Red velvet cake is a layered red-colored cake with a white icing and a subtle chocolate flavor. 
Cookin' it Old-School: Red Velvet Cake
You'll be thrilled to know this recipe doesn't have a drop of red dye in it.

Red Velvet Cake

Rating: 4 stars

A family favorite--great for the Christmas holiday.