A bottle of red food color is the secret to classic red velvet cake. Cake mix makes this version foolproof, moist and delicious.
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ devil's food cake mix
bottle (1 oz) red food color
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
Betty Crocker™ Easy Flow decorating icing (any colors)
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray.
In large bowl, beat cake mix, food color, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in chocolate chips. Pour into pan.
Bake 32 to 37 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
Frost top of cake with white frosting. Pipe ribbon in desired colors using decorating icing. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
If you want this cake to look even more like a present, remove from cake pan, place on serving plate and frost all sides of cake before piping on the ribbon.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.