Red velvet puddings

Red velvet puddings

Use a box of cake mix to make these red velvet puddings layered with chocolate, nuts, coconut and cream cheese.

  • 45 mins
  • 10
  • Intermediate


  • 375ml pecan nuts, chopped
  • 180ml desiccated coconut
  • 200g milk chocolate, chopped
  • 500g box red velvet cake mix (+ ingredients as per box recipe)
  • 60g butter
  • ½ x 230g tub cream cheese
  • 500ml icing sugar
  • ice cream or whipped cream, to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 10 x 375ml baking dishes. Divide the pecans, coconut and then chocolate between the dishes.
  2. Prepare the cake mix according to package instructions. Spoon over the mixtures in the dishes.
  3. Heat the butter and cream cheese on medium until melted. Remove from heat and beat in icing sugar, one cup at a time. Spoon over the cake batter and swirl in.
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes or until a cake skewer comes out with a few moist crumbs. Serve warm with ice cream or cool and topped with whipped cream.


Magazine issue date: February, 2018

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