This absolutely beautiful Red Velvet Bundt Cake made from a cake mix looks very much like a famous cake shop that serves CRAVEABLE cakes! And this version is made from a boxed cake mix and uses chocolate chips. It really doesn’t get easier than that. Plus who doesn’t love cream cheese icing?
This copycat Nothing Bundt Cakes Red Velvet Cake Recipe is also easier to decorate than a standard cake since it is baked in a bundt pan. This cake is a good cake for beginners to make since it starts from a cake mix. Also, check out other delicious fun recipes here.
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What I Love about this Red Velvet Bundt Cake:
Easy to Make – The total prep time for this cake is about 20 to 30 minutes since the base is from a boxed mix.
Presentation is beautiful – The way the icing flows from the top makes it the perfect cake to take to a gathering!
Moist and Flavorful – This cake is extra moist because of the chocolate chips added to the cake.
Perfect for Valentine’s Day Celebrations! This moist red velvet bundt cake would be the perfect cake to make for your favorite Valentine!
Nothing quite says celebration like a red velvet bundt cake. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, valentines day, or any special occasion, this is a simple cake recipe that can be easily made. But don’t let its fancy appearance fool you—this delicious red velvet creation is made from an ordinary box mix. Let’s take a look at how you can create this treat in your own kitchen.
Red Velvet Bundt Cake from A Box
The first step to making your red velvet bundt cake is to make sure you have all the necessary ingredients. You will need one box of red velvet cake mix and the ingredients listed on the box (usually oil, eggs, and water). Additionally, you will need cream cheese frosting for garnish (optional but highly recommended!). If desired, you can also add chocolate chips or other mix-ins for extra flavor. Once all your ingredients are ready to go, it’s time to start baking! We have a list of simple ingredients that are needed to make this rich red velvet cake.
What is a Traditional Homemade Red Velvet Cake?
Red velvet cake is a classic dessert made of cocoa, buttermilk, and red food coloring, with its signature vibrant red cake color.. This dens cake has been around for generations and remains an everlasting favorite to this day. A traditional red velvet cake creates the perfect foundation for baking up some Southern comfort. We have taken the traditional red velvet recipe and have made a simpler version made from a box cake mix.
How do you improve a boxed Red Velvet cake Mix?
You can improve any boxed cake mix by adding sour cream and/or mayonnaise to add creaminess and moistness to your cake. You can also add instant pudding mix for extra creaminess.
Spice up a classic Red Velvet cake dessert by adding in unique and creative ingredients like chopped nuts, chocolate chips, or even white chocolate chips. Give it an extra boost of sweetness with marshmallows, white chocolate shavings and melted peanut butter drizzle for a truly indulgent treat.
Nothing Bundt Cake Red Velvet Recipe
This is an easy copycat recipe that is easy to make and perfect if you need a tender cake recipe. Whip up a scrumptious cake with a velvety texture that is similar to the Nothing Bundt Cake’s decadent recipe! Enjoy layer upon layers of richness, and savor the moistness in every bite.
- 1 Box Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 3/4 Cup Sour Cream, at room temperature
- 1/2 Vegetable Oil
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 1/4 Cup Mayonaise
- 3 large eggs
- 2 Tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 Cup semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray the 9 inch bundt pan with pam baking spray and set aside.
Add the dry ingredients first, then add in the wet ingredients.
Using a standing mixer or a hand mixer and a large mixing bowl, beat together all ingredients except for the chocolate chips.
Fold in the chocolate chips after the ingredients are blended.
Pour cake batter into the bundt pan and bake for 50 minutes or until a
toothpick comes out clean.
Allow to cool completely before removing from pan, and place on wire rack.
Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients:
1 – 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
¼ C unsalted butter, softened
2 1/2 C powdered sugar
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING DIRECTIONS:
- Using a standing mixer with a medium bowl or large bowl, mix all ingredients together to make this sweet cream cheese frosting. Mix until combined and smooth.
- Scoop the frosting into the piping bag.
- Cut the tip off the piping bag.
- Pipe the frosting onto the bundt cake as shown in the picture, draping it onto the outside edges of the bundt cake. It’s also a good idea to add extra frosting in the center of the cake.
- Cut into slices and enjoy!
This yummy Red Velvet Bundt Cake is beautiful and easy to make. It is made from a CAKE MIX with added ingredients such as mayonaise and chocolate chips that make it super moist. This bundt cake is easy to frost with delicious cream cheese frosting. This recipe will be a hit at your gathering!
- 1 box Red Velvet Cake Mix
- 3/4 C sour cream, room temperature
- 1/2 C Canola oil
- 1/2 C water
- 1/4 C mayo
- 3 large eggs
- 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 disposable piping bag
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
- 1 - 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
- ¼ C unsalted butter, softened
- 2 1/2 C powdered sugar
- 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 350 and spray a 9 inch bundt pan with pam baking spray, set aside.
- Using a standing mixer or hand mixer, beat together all cake
ingredients except for chocolate chips
- Fold in the chocolate chips
- Pour cake batter into the bundt pan and bake for 50 minutes or until a
toothpick comes out clean
- Allow to cool completely before removing from pan
- Place onto a wire rack
Cream Cheese Frosting Directions
- Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients until combined and smooth
- Scoop into the piping bag
- Cut the tip off the piping bag
- Pipe onto the frosting onto the bundt cake
- Cut into slices and enjoy!
You can make the frosting up to 5 days ahead of time and store in the Refridgerator.
Also, the cake can be baked and frozen up to 3 months ahead of time.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 454Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 140mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 35gProtein: 4g
Adding Finishing Touches
Now that your cake has cooled completely; gently turn it out onto a plate or platter for serving. If desired, garnish with chocolate chips and additional sprinkles or decorations of choice. Making a beautiful and delicious red velvet bundt cake doesn’t have to be difficult—in fact, it can be done easily with just one box of cake mix.
Copycat Nothing Bundt Cake
With just 30 minutes of prep time and 50 minutes of baking time (plus cooling), you can have this delectable dessert ready in no time at all. So whether you’re baking for yourself or someone special; give this easy recipe a try.
This homemade red velvet bundt cake is a great recipe for any occasion and is so easy to make. If you’re looking for an easy, delicious red velvet cake, look no further. Making a red velvet bundt cake from a box is simple and requires minimal ingredients. With just a few steps, you can have a delicious, show-stopping cake that everyone will love, and that looks like a Nothing Bundt Cakes Cake.