Red Velvet Dream Cake

Red Velvet Dream Cake

A kit with a 6-inch pan, indulgent red velvet cake mix and cream cheese frosting mix, Duncan Hines® Perfect Size® desserts are just the right size for 2 to 4 people.

Prep & Nutritional Information

Directions Nutrition Facts Ingredients

Cake Instructions: 

You Will Need:
Cake Mix Pouch
1 Egg
1/4 Cup Water
2 Tablespoons Butter (softened)

1. Prep—Preheat oven to 300°F.

2. Mix—Empty contents of cake mix pouch into a large bowl.
Blend cake mix, egg, water and softened butter in a large bowl with electric mixer at low speed for 30 seconds. Scrape contents of bowl.
Beat at medium-high speed for 3 minutes.
Pour batter into the ungreased pan and spread butter evenly.

3. Bake—Bake on rack in center of oven at 300°F for 34–39 minutes.
Cake is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out free of crumbs.
Remove cake carefully from oven with both hands using pot holders.
Cool cake in pan for 15 minutes before removing.

4. Remove—Remove cake by turning the pan over and gently pushing on the bottom center of the pan to release the cake.
Carefully peel off the cake disk and place the cake right side up on wire rack. Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting Instructions:

You will Need:
Frosting Pouch
1 Teaspoon Water
4 Tablespoons Butter (softened)

1. Mix—Place softened butter into a large bowl with high sides.
Mix softened butter with electric mixer on high for 1 minute or until light and fluffy. Scrape.
Add frosting mix and exactly one teaspoon of water.
Stir with a rubber spatula or spoon, pressing against the side of the bowl, until powder is incorporated into butter and mixture becomes well blended. Scrape sides.
Mix with an electric mixer on high for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy. For a creamier consistency, add up to an additional 1/2 teaspoon of water.

2. Decorate—Frost cake with spatula.

High Altitude (Over 3,500): Mix and bake as directed above.

Serving Size: 53 g

Servings per container: 5

Variation 1/5 Package (53g) % DV 1/5 Package (53g) % DV
Calories 210 350
Calories from fat 30 160
Total Fat 3.5g 5 18g 28
Saturated Fat 2g 10 9g 45
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
Cholesterol 0mg 0 80mg 27
Sodium 210mg 9 320mg 13
Total Carbohydrate 45g 15 46g 15
Dietary Fiber 1g 0 1g 0
Sugars 34g 35g
Protein 1g 3g
Vitamin A 0 10
Vitamin C 0 0
Calcium 6 8
Iron 8 10
Folic Acid

Cake Mix: (Sugar, Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour (Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Vegetable Oil Shortening (Palm Oil), Cocoa Powder Processed with Alkali, Wheat Starch, Leavening (Sodium Bicarbonate, Dicalcium Phosphate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate), Dextrose, Emulsifier (Propylene Esters, Mono and Diglycerides, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate), Salt, Red 40, Artificial Flavors, Xanthan Gum, Cellulose Gum). Frosting Mix: (Powdered Sugar [Sugar, Corn Starch], Cream Cheese Powder [Cream Cheese {Cream, Milk, Skim Milk, Whey, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes}, Whey, Natural Flavor, Tocopherols and Ascorbyl Palmitate (To Protect Flavor)], Natural and Artificial Flavor).

Please see product label for most accurate allergen information.

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