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Chocolate-Red Velvet Layer Cake

Prep time 30 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Yield Makes 16 servings
We baked our cake layers in 6 (8-inch) disposable foil cake pans, so we could fill all the pans at once. This way, if you need to bake the cake layers in batches, the second batch will be ready to put in the oven as soon as the first one is done. To allow the heat to circulate for even baking, space pans at least 2 inches apart from one another and away from the inside walls of the oven. Although the pans are disposable, they can be washed and reused.

Ingredients

How to Make It

  1. Spoon Chocolate-Red Velvet Cake Batter evenly into 6 greased and floured 8-inch round foil cake pans.

  2. Bake at 350° for 18 to 20 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

  3. Cool in pans on wire racks 10 minutes; remove from pans, and let cool completely on wire racks.

  4. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Garnish, if desired.