Viennese Dreamcake

Viennese Dreamcake Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Jenn Hollis



★★★★★ 1 vote



Add to Grocery List

3 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
2/3 c
vegetable shortening
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla extract


1/2 c
10 oz
confectioners' sugar
2 Tbsp
1/2 c
cocoa powder

How to Make Viennese Dreamcake


  • 1Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
  • 2Beat sugar, shortening, egg yolks and vanilla in large bowl of electric mixer at high speed, 3 minutes, or until creamy smooth.
  • 3Turn mixer speed to low.
  • 4Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition, just until batter is smooth.
  • 5Pour batter into two greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans, dividing evenly.
  • 6Bake in moderate oven 350 degrees, for 30 minutes or until centers spring back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
  • 7Cool layers in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  • 8Loosen around the edges with a knife and turn out onto wire racks; cool completely.
  • 9Put layers together and frost with rich fudge frosting.
  • 10FROSTING: Melt butter with cocoa in a large saucepan over low heat stirring often, until mixture is smooth.
  • 11Remove from heat.
  • 12Beat in confectioner's sugar, salt and brandy until smooth with electric mixer at high speed.
  • 13TIP: If mixture becomes too thick while frosting cake, add a few drops hot water and beat.

Printable Recipe Card

About Viennese Dreamcake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 1 Comment & Review

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

14 Best Chocolate Cupcake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Mmm, there’s just something magical about a tasty chocolate cupcake that just makes our mouths water. We searched high and low on Pinterest for some seriously awesome chocolate cupcake recipes...

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

17 Easy Bundt Pan Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From breakfast to dinner to dessert, there’s a delicious bundt pan recipe for you! We promise, there’s nothing bundt yummy recipes for you below. Great Grandma's Best Banana Bread “One...

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes To Brighten Your Day

Flavorful Blueberry Recipes to Brighten Your Day

Kitchen Crew

The markets are bursting with blueberries these days! That makes me very happy because not only are they yummy, they're super healthy. Packed with antioxidants, research shows blueberries can help...