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Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet Cake

Posted by flayvurdfun Not sure where my family got this, but it was a very popular cake for our families weddings (not mine but still) I used to ask my mother to make this for me every year for my birthday. It is great. I have had people ask me to make their birthday cake out of this, they absolutely love the frosting. Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet Cake Ingredients For RV Cake 1/2 Cup solid Crisco 1 1/2 Cups sugar (granulated) 2 Eggs 2 oz Red Food Coloring (just until you get the color you want) 1 tsp Hershey unsweetened cocoa (baking cocoa powder) 2 1/2 cups of... read more

Ahvon's Red Velvet w/Cream Cheese Frosting (from scratch)

Posted by Ahvon This cake is a little time consuming. I find I get the best results when all directions are followed as instructed. Good Luck! (forgive my spelling in this) Ahvon's Red Velvet w/Cream Cheese Frosting (from scratch) Ingredients Cake: 1/2 Cup BUTTER Crisco (sticks work the best-do not get imitation brand) 2 large eggs (I like the jumbo eggs) 2 cups cake flour (I use Jiffy cake mix, granny uses Downs) 1 tablespoon cocoa (do NOT skip this... this and the Crisco is what gives the cake it's deep red color) 1/s teaspoon salt (popcorn salt works the... read more

Raspberry Cream Cake

Posted by newlywedws Saw this cake, and it looked yummy - a "doctored" cake mix! You could easily swap out the yogurt flavor and jam flavour and do lemon yogurt, with strawberry jam; orange creme, with orange marmalade, etc., The possibilities are endless! Raspberry Cream Cake Ingredients Cake: 1 box white cake mix 6 oz raspberry yogurt 3/4 cup water 1/3 cup oil 3 egg whites Frosting: 2 boxes instant vanilla/white chocolate pudding mix (use the smallest box which has 4 1/2 cup servings) 1 3/4 cup half and half 1-16 oz container frozen whipped topping ... read more

Color Vision Cake

  • by JanH

Posted by JanH This recipe appeared in a story for the 50th anniversary of boxed cake mixes. The Color Vision Cake, developed by the Betty Crocker Kitchens, uses the fruit gelatin powder of your choice to create a vibrant color and flavor. Recipe from General Mills. Color Vision Cake Ingredients Cake: 1 (18.25 oz.) package pudding-included white cake mix 3 tablespoons dry gelatin powder from small fruit-flavored gelatin; reserve remaining powder. Frosting: Reserved gelatin powder 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted 3 tablespoons evaporated milk, or more as... read more

White Trillium Cake

  • by JanH

Posted by JanH This cake was known in Louisville as Jenny Benedict's Souffle' Cake. Jenny Benedict was famous for the sandwiches, cakes, and ice creams that she served at her restaurant and in catering debutante parties and weddings in the early days of the twentieth century. We are told that Miss Benedict was very partial to flavoring her cakes with rum. White Trillium Cake Ingredients Cake: 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, cut into pieces 2 cups sugar 1 Tbsp. milk 1 cup water* 1 tsp. vanilla... read more

Jello Cake

  • by JanH

Posted by JanH This makes a very colorful, festive cake for any holiday or birthday! Jello Cake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided 2 cups cake flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 smal box Jello (flavor desired) 3/4 cup milk 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2 Tbsp. lemon extract 4 eggs, separated Instructions In a mixing bowl, sift 1 1/4 cups of the sugar, flour, baking powder and gelatin together. In another bowl, combine milk, vegetable oil and lemon extract. Beat the liquids into the dry ingredients until batter is smooth. Beat egg yolks one at a time, into the... read more

Buttermilk-Banana Cake

  • by JanH

Posted by JanH Adapted by Karen Phillips from the Chatelaine Golden anniversary recipe collection. Buttermilk-Banana Cake Ingredients 2/3 cup soft margarine or butter 1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk (substitute 1 Tbsp. vinegar and plain milk to fill 1/2 cup) 3 mashed very ripe bananas Instructions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease the bottom of... read more

Fast & Fabulous Chocolate Fudge

Posted by cocakedecorator This fudge recipe is so easy and tastes great. Fast & Fabulous Chocolate Fudge Ingredients 1/2 cup corn syrup 1/3 cup evaporated milk 3 cups Semisweet Choc. Chips (18 ozs) 3/4 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla Nuts (optional) * Instructions Line 8" square pan w/ plastic wrap In Microwavable bowl comine corn syrup, milk;stir until blended. Microwave on high 3 minutes. Stir in Choc. Chips until melted. Stir in powdered sugar, vanilla and nuts. With wooden spoon beat until thick and glossy. Spread into pan. Refrigerate 2... read more

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