Red Velvet Frosting


Red Velvet Frosting

Red Velvet Frosting
4 1/2 cups

A simple way to dress up your holiday cakes or Valentine's Day desserts is to top 'em off with some red velvet frosting. Our recipe for Red Velvet Frosting tastes just as good as it looks, and pairs with everything from chocolate to vanilla. 

What You'll Need

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 sticks butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 2 -3 teaspoons red food coloring

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until creamy. Add cocoa powder, buttermilk, and vanilla and beat until mixed. Gradually beat in confectioner's sugar until smooth. Add red food color and beat until thoroughly mixed.


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