Slow Cooker Red Velvet Cake Recipe

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 3:00 h
  • Ready In : 3:10 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Fat

    14 g
  • Saturated Fat

    5 g
  • Cholesterol

    30 mg
  • Sodium

    200 mg
  • Carbohydtrate

    36 g
  • Fiber

    1 g
  • Protein

    2 g

Slow cooker red velvet cake recipe. Very easy and delicious dessert cooked in a slow cooker. Also known as Waldorf Astoria cake. Are you looking for more easy and delicious slow cooker recipes? We have a huge collection of them, please check it out-Slow Cooker Recipes


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1 large egg,beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 oz (30 ml) bottle red food color
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 ½ teaspoons white distilled vinegar
  • Buttercream Frosting (see recipe below)
  • Buttercream Frosting:
  • 2 ½ cups powdered (caster) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk


Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar and shortening until well blended. Add egg and vanilla and blend well. Add food color and cocoa. Beat until well blended

Step 2

Stir in combined flour, soda and salt alternately with combined buttermilk and vinegar, starting and ending with dry ingredients. Pour batter into greased and floured 1-quart dish. Place on rack in the slow cooker.

Step 3

Cover and cook on high heat setting for 2-2½ hours.

Step 4

Remove slow cooker red velvet cake to wire rack and cool 10 minutes. Invert onto rack and cool. Frost slow cooker red velvet cake with Buttercream Frosting.

Step 5

Buttercream Frosting: In mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Mix to make spreading consistency.

Comments (2)

  1. posted by Laurie on March 30, 2013

    Something is really wrong or left out in this recipe. Almost broke my mixer.

    • posted by Cooking Chef on March 30, 2013

      Did I say to use a mixer?Read again please.


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