Try out a Southern favorite turned Northern darling, our Red Velvet Cake. The smooth cream cheese frosting makes Red Velvet Cake ever so tantalizing.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
2 oz. BAKER'S Unsweetened Chocolate, melted
1 Tbsp. red food coloring
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 lb. powdered sugar
1/2 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 2 (9-inch) round layers, adding melted chocolate and food coloring to dry cake mix along with water, eggs and oil. Cool cakes in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Beat cream cheese and butter in large bowl with mixer until blended. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition. Stir in nuts.
Fill and frost cake layers with cream cheese frosting.
Savor a serving of this classic special-occasion dessert that's the perfect dessert to serve at your next party. One cake makes enough for 16 servings.
Decorate cake with the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa using red, green or black decorating gels.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 56g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.