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Red Velvet Layer Cake

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Brighten seasonal celebrations with our classic red velvet cake—it's generously sized to delight a whole party of dessert lovers. Made from scratch by the father-and-son team behind Frost Bake Shop in Memphis, this festive creation features three rich, moist layers of the iconic scarlet cake made with extra-dark Dutch-process cocoa and fresh buttermilk. To complement the delicate chocolaty flavors, the cake is filled and iced with a fluffy vanilla butter and cream cheese frosting.

  • 9" diam., 4" high (serves 18–22).
  • 5 lb.
  • Shipped frozen.
  • Made in USA.
Use & Care

Receiving Instructions

  • The cake ships frozen with dry ice, which may have evaporated during shipment. This is normal. Please take care not to touch any remaining dry ice with bare hands. Upon receipt, remove the cake from the bakery box and store in the freezer for up to 1 month, or defrost in the refrigerator overnight and keep for up to 7 days.

Serving Instructions

  • The cake is best enjoyed at room temperature. Remove the plastic from the cake while it is still frozen. Defrost in the refrigerator overnight. Once thawed, allow the cake to come to room temperature, approximately 4 hours before serving. To serve, run a large knife under hot water and dry with a towel before every slice. Store leftover cake in an airtight container.
  • Batter: Granulated sugar, milk, buttermilk, fluid, cultured, lowfat, all purpose flour, USDA commodity food, oil, vegetable, soybean, refined, eggs, liquid whole with citric acid, water, tap, drinking, less than 2% of: cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened, processed with alkali, coarse kosher salt – Morton, baking powder, natural flavor, artificial flavor, corn starch, super red food color, baking soda – Clabber Girl).
  • Frosting: Vanilla, sugar, powdered, cheese, cream, butter, unsalted, less than 2% of: natural flavor, kosher salt.
  • Contains: milk, egg, wheat, soy.
  • Manufactured in a facility that also processes: milk, egg, wheat, peanuts, soy, almond, walnut, pecan, coconut.

Shipping Information

Please allow 2-7 business days for processing and delivery. This gives our artisan partners time to prepare your order with exceptional care and attention to detail. A more accurate delivery date will be quoted on the payment page. Perishable food items are not eligible for rush shipping. Please not that we do not ship perishable food items outside the contiguous 48 states or to P.O. Boxes.

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Orders received by 9:00 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday will arrive the next business day; orders placed Friday through Sunday will arrive on the following Tuesday.

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At Williams Sonoma, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction are our priority. Upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage; we will arrange for a prompt replacement.

If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Delicious!! The best red velvet cake we have ever eaten. Will definitely order again.
    Date published: 2018-12-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious! I ordered this to serve as a dessert for Halloween...the blood-red cake seemed appropriately Halloweenie. It arrived last week and I kept it in the freezer. I defrosted it in the fridge yesterday and then put it out so it could come to room temperature before serving. It was so delicious! The cake is moist with a great chocolate taste. The cream cheese icing was amazing was a perfect contrast to the cake...a perfect sweetness for the chocolate cake. The cake is simply frosted which gives you a great “canvas” to personalize it for whatever occasion/season it might be. Since we served it for Halloween dessert, I put plastic spiders all over it.... Do not hesitate to order this’s amazing!
    Date published: 2018-10-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Cake ever!!! The cake is awesome. It was so moist. It is definitely worth the money. I will order again.
    Date published: 2017-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious! Last month, I bought this as a birthday cake for myself. I thought I would give it a try based on previous reviews and the sale that was available on the website. The cake was delicious! Everyone enjoyed the cake when it was served. I am not a red velvet cake expert, but I do know that the cake was moist, flavorful and not too sweet. There was the expected subtle taste of chocolate and the delicious flavor of cream cheese frosting. The amount of frosting was just right and did not overwhelm the cake. The size was substantial and easily served 10 people with generous slices. There were no leftovers! I would definitely consider buying this again.
    Date published: 2017-08-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesnt get ANY better... I ordered this Red Velvet cake for Christmas and it was absolutely the best Red Velvet Cake i have EVER eaten.. I googled a 5 Star recipe for red velvet cupcakes and made them and they were great HOWEVER this cake had all the same ingredients that were needed to make the BEST cake ever. Between the cocoa in the cake and the perfect cream cheese frosting it doesnt get any better !!! This cake and their chocolate layer cake are the bomb !!! You can even cut the slices in half and get 24...Unbelievable for the money !!! AAAAA+++++
    Date published: 2017-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Red Velvet Cake Excellent product; moist and creamy frosting and red velvet cake. Highly recommend to family and friends. Also purchased the Carrot Cake which also I would recommend purchasing.
    Date published: 2016-05-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Red Velvet cake EVER! My grandmother used to make the best red velvet cake, and I haven't found one that compares to hers - until now. I will certainly be ordering another one! Sorry grandma!
    Date published: 2016-03-01
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