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RED WALDORF CAKE

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RED WALDORF CAKE

This Red Waldorf Cake is a stunning dessert to serve, and it’s just as delicious as it is pretty.  This cake is easy to make and turns out beautifully. It has a smooth texture, light, and moist, and melts in your mouth.  Add the thick gooey Frosting, and it’s just wonderful!   It would be great to serve anytime, whether it’s a holiday, after dinner, or a special occasion, you can’t go wrong with this one. 

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HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Shortening
  • Eggs – Eggland’s Best
  • Vanilla
  • Salt
  • Cake Flour
  • Vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Cocoa
  • Baking Soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Buttermilk

FROSTING:

  • Cream Cheese
  • White Chocolate Almond Bark
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Powdered Sugar

TO TOP:

  • Holiday Sprinkles – your choice
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HERE’S WHAT YOU DO:

In a large mixing bowl add the Flour, Cocoa, Salt, Baking Soda, and Baking Powder, and mix well.  In a separate bowl, add the Shortening, Sugar, Vinegar, Vanilla, Eggs, and Buttermilk, and mix until well blended and creamy.  Add Food Coloring into the wet ingredients, and mix until the Cake Batter is dark Red.  Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients a little at a time, mixing well between each addition, until all dry ingredients have been added, and the Cake Batter is thick and creamy. 

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Set aside.   Grease and Flour an 8 inch Bundt pan, and pour the Cake Batter evenly into the pan.  Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Remove from the oven to a wire rack to cool for 20 minutes. 

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When the cake is cool, place a Cake Plate, Cake Stand, or serving piece of choice, over the top of the Bundt pan, and carefully flip the Bundt pan upside down onto the Cake plate, stand, or platter, placing the Cake in the center. 

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In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened Cream Cheese, and Melted White Chocolate until smooth and creamy.  Place the Heavy Cream in a bowl and heat in the Microwave for 30 seconds.  Pour the warm cream into the Cream Cheese, melted White Chocolate mixture, and stir until thick.  Add Powdered Sugar, and mix well.  Pour the Frosting over the top of the Cake, allowing it to run over the sides of the cake.  Top with Holiday Sprinkle Mix while Frosting is still warm.

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Serve, and Enjoy!
Makes 10 – 12 servings

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Red Waldorf cake

Yield: 12

This Red Waldorf Cake is a stunning dessert to serve, and it’s just as delicious as it is pretty.  This cake is easy to make and turns out beautifully. It has a smooth texture, light, and moist, and melts in your mouth.  Add the thick gooey Frosting, and it’s just wonderful! 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 2 Eggs – Eggland’s Best
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Cake Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 bottle of Red Food Coloring – 1 ounce
  • 3 teaspoons Cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Buttermilk

FROSTING

  • 4 ounces of Cream Cheese – softened
  • 1 cup of White Chocolate Almond Bark – melted
  • 1/4 cup of Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/2 cup of Powdered Sugar

Instructions

    1. In a large mixing bowl add the Flour, Cocoa, Salt, Baking Soda, and Baking Powder, and mix well. 
    2. In a separate bowl, add the Shortening, Sugar, Vinegar, Vanilla, Eggs, and Buttermilk, and mix until well blended and creamy.  
    3. Add Food Coloring into the wet ingredients, and mix until the Cake Batter is dark Red.  Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients a little at a time, mixing well between each addition, until all dry ingredients have been added, and the Cake Batter is thick and creamy. Set aside.  
    4. Grease and Flour an 8 inch Bundt pan, and pour the Cake Batter evenly into the pan.  Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    5. Remove from the oven to a wire rack to cool for 20 minutes. When the cake is cool, place a Cake Plate, Cake Stand, or serving piece of choice, over the top of the Bundt pan, and carefully flip the Bundt pan upside down onto the Cake plate, stand, or platter, placing the Cake in the center. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened Cream Cheese, and Melted White Chocolate until smooth and creamy. 
    6. Place the Heavy Cream in a bowl and heat in the Microwave for 30 seconds.  Pour the warm cream into the Cream Cheese, melted White Chocolate mixture, and stir until thick. 
    7. Add Powdered Sugar, and mix well.  Pour the Frosting over the top of the Cake, allowing it to run over the sides of the cake.  Top with Holiday Sprinkle Mix while Frosting is still warm. Serve, and Enjoy!

    Makes 10 – 12 servings

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