Red Velvet Pound Cake

This gorgeous cake starts with a cake mix - no one would guess! Filled with miniature chocolate chips and topped with homemade cream cheese frosting, this is a great dessert for Valentine's Day or any day!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword red velvet cake recipe, red velvet pound cake recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 1262 kcal
Author Kelly Miller


  • 15.25 oz pkg red velvet cake mix dry
  • 3.4 oz pkg instant chocolate pudding mix dry
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups miniature semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 4 cups powdered sugar


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat dry cake mix, dry pudding mix, oil, water, sour cream, and eggs until smooth.

  2. Gently stir in 1 1/2 cups miniature chocolate chips. Spread evenly into a well-greased Bundt pan.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.

  4. For frosting, beat together butter, cream cheese, and powdered sugar until fluffy. Spread over cooled cake.

  5. Press remaining miniature chocolate chips over top of cake. Store cake covered tightly in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts
Red Velvet Pound Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1262 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74g 114%
Saturated Fat 32g 160%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 872mg 36%
Potassium 652mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 143g 48%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 111g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 21.3%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 19.4%
Iron 38.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.