Red Velvet Cake Mix

When you bake a cake it's likely a special treat for the special people in your life. You care enough to take the time to bake a cake, so make it the moistest, most delicious cake you can. Make it Duncan Hines®.


  1. Prep: PREHEAT oven to 350°F for metal or glass pans, 325°F for dark or coated pans. GREASE sides and bottom of each pan with shortening. FLOUR lightly. (Use baking cups for cupcakes).
  2. Mix: BLEND dry mix, water, oil and eggs in large bowl at low speed until moistened (about 30 seconds). BEAT at medium speed for 2 minutes. POUR batter in pans and bake immediately.
  3. Bake: BAKE following chart below. Add 3-5 minutes to bake time for dark or coated pans. Cake is done when toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. COOL in pan on wire rack for 15 minutes. Cool completely before frosting.

TIP: Lower Fat Recipe: Prepare and bake following the directions above except using 1 cup water, 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce and 3 eggs. Reduce baking time 1-2 minutes High Altitude (over 3,500 ft.): Heat oven to 350°F. Stir 2 tablespoons flour into mix. Mix as directed above except using 1 1/4 cup water, 1/3 cup oil and 3 eggs. Bake at 350°F: two 8-inch pans 26-31 min.; two 9-inch pans 30-35 min.; 13x9-inch pan 33-38 min.; Bundt pan 36-46 min.; 30 cupcakes 15-20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/12 package (43g)
Servings per Container: 12
Amount Per Serving Mix %DV Baked %DV Lowfat %DV
Calories from Fat3512050
Total Fat:4g6%13g20%6g9%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%3g15%2g10%
Trans Fat0g0g0g
Polyunsaturated Fat1g5g1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat1g3.5g2g
Total Carbohydrates:35g12%35g12%36g12%
Dietary Fiber1g4%1g4%1g4%
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:

*Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.