Introduction: Red velvet cake, with its vibrant color and velvety texture, is a classic dessert loved by many. This recipe ensures a moist, flavorful red velvet cake that’s sure to impress.


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring (about 2 tablespoons or as needed)
  • Cream cheese frosting (for topping)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a bowl, sift together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cocoa powder, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, beat together eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, white vinegar, vanilla extract, and red food coloring until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until smooth and fully incorporated.
  5. Divide the batter equally between the prepared cake pans.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Once baked, remove the cakes from the oven and let them cool completely before frosting.

Benefits: Red velvet cake, with its luxurious taste and stunning appearance, is a perfect dessert for special occasions or celebrations, leaving a memorable impression.

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