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Red Velvet 3 Ingredient Cake Recipe
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Easy Red Velvet Cake Recipe

If you're interested in a new dessert to share with your friends and family, then this is the recipe for you. This 3-ingredient Easy Red Velvet Cake recipe will have your loved ones coming around for seconds. This recipe is great for any occasion and may just become a new favorite. The secret to making this cake so light and fluffy is by using cool whip!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 3 Ingredient Cake
Servings: 16
Author: Jill


  • red velvet cake mix
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 16 Hershey’s Hugs


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix beat cake mix, Cool Whip, and egg.
  • Pour batter into a greased 8x8 baking dish.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar evenly over top.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow cake to cool for 5 minutes then gently push Hugs into it.
  • Allow to cool completely and serve.