Yummiest Red-Velvet Cake


  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable oil

  • 1 cup buttermilk at room temperature

  • 2 large eggs at room temperature

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp white distilled vinegar

  • 2 tsp unsweetened baking cocoa

  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 oz red food coloring

  • Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened

  • 8 cups powdered sugar

  • 1 tbsp milk

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and unsweetened cocoa into a large mixing bowl and sift/whisk together.

  • In a separate bowl, crack open the eggs, and beat them.

  • Pour the sugar, buttermilk, oil, and vanilla extract into the bowl with the eggs, and mix until everything is nice and creamy.

  • Slowly combine the wet, ingredients with dry ingredient. Be sure to mix on a low speed!

  • Once everything is manageable, switch from mixing the cake batter to folding it.

  • Next, add it the vinegar, and red food coloring.

  • Fold in until all of the cake batter is red, and there are no streaks.

  • Spray two 9 inch cake pans with baking spray, OR grease and flour them.

  • Pour an equal amount of cake batter into each cake pan.

  • Shake and tap the pans to release any air bubbles, then let sit for 5 minutes.

  • Bake each cake on 325 F, for 25-30 minutes.

  • Remove the cakes from the cake pans, and place them on cooling racks.

  • While the cakes are cooling, make the frosting.

  • In a large bowl combine the butter, and cream cheese.

  • Cream the two ingredients together, then slowly adding in the powdered sugar, but only 1 cup at a time.

  • Add in the vanilla extract, and milk.

  • Mix until the frosting is nice and creamy

  • Once the cakes are completely cool, frost them.

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