Party Cake is a dessert that serves 12. This recipe covers 4% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 273 calories, 5g of protein, and 12g of fat. If you have corn syrup, maraschino cherries, coconut, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Let's Party" Cake, Cake” Party, and Party Checkerboard Cake.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour two 8 inch cake pans.
Sift together; the cake flour, baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/3 cup sugar.
Add the shortening and 3/4 cup of the milk, beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes, scraping bowl while beating.
Add 4 of the egg whites and beat the batter for 2 more minutes , scraping bowl while beating.
Fill each cake layer pan 1/3 full of batter, sprinkle half the cherries over batter, then add remaining batter, sprinkle remaining cherries on top.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 35 minutes.
Remove cakes from pans and let cool. Frost with whipped cream or fluffy boiled icing and sprinkle with flaked coconut and garnish with maraschino cherry halves.
Combine in a saucepan: 1 cup of the sugar, water, light corn syrup, and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt. Stir until well blended. Boil slowly without stirring until mixture will spin a long thread when a little is dropped from a spoon about 238 degrees F to 242 degrees F (116 degrees C to 118 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl beat 2 of the egg whites until stiff.
Pour hot syrup over beaten egg whites while continually beating. Continue beating until mixture is very fluffy and will hold its shape. Then add vanilla and beat until blended.
Spread on cake. If icing does not seem stiff enough beat in 2 or 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar one tablespoon at a time until stiff enough to hold shape.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti are great choices for Cake. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. One wine you could try is NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry. It has 5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 19 dollars.
NV Johnson Estate Cream SherryVery aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "