Red Velvet Bundt Cake

I was looking for a Red Velvet Cake that I could make in a bundt pan. I found this recipe from Southern Living magazine and gave it a try. It was GREAT! I did not use the glaze that was suggested because it did not compliment the cake. You can use any glaze you like if you don't like my idea. ENJOY! Show more

Ready In: 2 hrs

Serves: 10-12




  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition.
  4. Stir together flour, cocoa, and baking soda. Add to butter mixture alternately with sour cream, beating at low speed just until blended, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  5. Stir in vanilla; stir in red food coloring.
  6. Use batter immediately, following baking directions for desired cake.
  7. Bake at 325° in 1 (12-cup) tube pan for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 30 minutes. Bake at 325° in 3 (8- x 4-inch) loaf pans for 55 to 65 minutes. Bake at 325° in baby Bundt pans for 25 to 30 minutes. Bake at 350° in muffin pans 23 to 28 minutes.
  8. Spray pans with vegetable cooking spray with flour.
  9. Once cake is done and cooled, melt frosting slightly in microwave.
  10. Pour frosting onto cake allowing it to pool around the bottom of the cake.
  11. Decorate top of cake with chopped walnuts.
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