Red Velvet Cake

16 Jan

A boxed cake mix makes easy work of the Southern beauty.

 

1 Duncan Hines Butter cake mix (substituting is not recommended)

1 cup buttermilk

1 stick butter, softened

1 tsp vanilla

2 TBSP cocoa

1 TBSP baking soda

1 ounce red food coloring

3 eggs

1 TBSP white vinegar

 

Preheat oven to 350

Mix first 5 ingredients together until moist. Add vinegar and baking soda; beat 2 minutes. Bake according to directions on cake mix box. Cool completely

Frosting:

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 stick butter, softened

1 (16 oz) box confectioner’s sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 pecan pieces

1/2 cup coconut

Mix cream cheese and butter until well combined. Add vanilla and sugar; beat until fluffy. Add pecans and coconut; gently stir until combined.

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