WALDORF ASTORIA CAKE

Eddie Jordan

By
@EDWARDCARL

This recipe if from one of my Grand mothers recipe book. She put lots of love in this cake when she made it.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 tsp
soda
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1/2 c
shortening
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
cocoa
1 oz
red food color
2 c
flour (sifted)
1 tsp
salt
1 c
buttermilk
1 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING PART 1

1 c
milk
1/2 c
flour
pinch of salt

FROSTING PART 2

1 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
crisco

Step-By-Step

1Mix vinegar and soda, set aside. Cream sugar with shortening and add eggs. Make a paste of cocoa and food color and add to creamed mixture.
2Add buttermilk,salt, and flour alternately. Add vanilla then soda and vinegar.
3Beat well and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes in two well oiled and floured pans. Cool and split each layer to make 4 thin layers
4FROSTING PART 1:

Cook over low flame until thickened, remove from heat and add 1 stick butter. Chill mixture.
5FROSTING PART 2:

Add to first part and beat at high speed until fluffy. Ice after putting layers together. Garnish with Coconut.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American