Easy red velvet fudge with a cream cheese frosting fudge layer is a decadent treat! Naturally gluten-free.
Photos updated December 2014
Red Velvet Fudge
I love cream cheese, and cream cheese frosting. That is probably the biggest reason that I like red velvet cake. It has cream cheese frosting (or at least it always should.)
For valentines day this past year I slaved away in the kitchen making gluten-free red velvet cake. It was my first valentines day as a married woman and I wanted to impress my husband. I was 7 months pregnant then, and we had an itty bitty kitchen in an itty bitty studio apartment.
Despite my working conditions the cakes turned out beautifully. I was very proud of my work. That night, after our romantic fondue dinner, I discovered that my husband does not like cream cheese frosting. I just couldn’t understand why he didn’t love it, because I do. He was really sweet about it though, I don’t think he told me until after he had eaten half of his cake.
Since then I have tried over and over to convert him to my love of cream cheese frosting. My attempts have only turned him away from it more. He liked this fudge, but he gave me the cream cheese frosting layer.
If you are like my husband and believe that cream cheese only belongs on bagels, you can make it without the cream cheese frosting layer. If an 8×8 pan is too much fudge for you, the recipe can easily be halved and made in a loaf pan.
If you are a red velvet fanatic, like me, don’t miss my gluten free red velvet cupcakes! It is one of my favorite recipes of all time.
If you need a quick red velvet fix, you’ll love my gluten free red velvet mug cake. Moist cake is only ever 5 minutes away.