Party Cake

This Party Cake is perfect for any celebration! It’s a moist and delicious cake that’s easy to make and can be customized with your favorite frosting.


  • -2 1/4 cups cake flour
  • -3 teaspoons baking powder
  • -1 cup white sugar
  • -1/2 cup shortening
  • -3/4 cup milk
  • -4 egg whites
  • -1/3 cup maraschino cherries, diced
  • -1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • -6 maraschino cherries, halved
  • – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • – 1 cup flaked coconut


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour two 8 inch cake pans.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 35 minutes. Remove cakes from pans and let cool before frosting with whipped cream or fluffy boiled icing and sprinkling with flaked coconut and garnishing with maraschino cherry halves..

5 To Make Fluffy Boiled Icing: 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

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Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 2200
  • Fat: 90 g
  • Saturated fat: 36 g
  • Unsaturated fat: 54 g
  • Trans fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 170 mg
  • Sodium: 3460 mg
  • Potassium : 1120 mg
Party Cake

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