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Red Velvet 7 Layer {White & Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut} Bars
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Red Velvet 7 Layer {White & Dark Chocolate Almond Coconut} Bars

Vibrant Red Velvet Cake Bars loaded with layers of White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Coconut and Almonds!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: 7 layer, bars, chocolate, red velvet, sweetened condensed milk, valentine's day
Author: Kim Lange


  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon liquid red food coloring
  • 1 ¼ cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chopped in chunks or dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup white chocolate chopped in chunks or white chocolate chips
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk I used Eagle Brand
  • cup almonds chopped or sliced can also use walnuts, pecans or macadamia nuts


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine/whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  • Cream together the butter and sugar for 3 minutes.
  • Add the egg, buttermilk and red food coloring. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add the flour mixture. Mix well.
  • Spray a 9 x 9 pan with non-sticking cooking spray. Add parchment paper that overhangs the sides to cut into bars easier.
  • Spread the red velvet cake batter on the bottom of the pan and bake this for 15 minutes and remove from the oven.
  • First top with the cake with coconut, then the dark chopped chocolate or chips, then the white chopped chocolate or chips, followed by the almonds.
  • Pour the can of sweetened condensed milk over all the goodies.
  • Bake for another 30 minutes. Let set for at least 2 hours before cutting.