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Lady Baltimore Cake with Mocha Frosting

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Prep Time:
45 min

Cook Time:
30 Min

Servings:
12 to 15 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
45 min

Cook Time:
30 Min

Servings:
12 to 15 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 3/4 C. cake flour
  • 1 2/3 C. sugar
  • 4 1/2 tsps. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/3 C. milk
  • 2/3 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • COCOA MOCHA FROSTING
  • 3/4 C. Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 Tbsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 to 4 1/2 C. powdered sugar
  • 5 Tbsp. strong brewed coffee
  • 1 C. raisins
  • 1/4 C. finely chopped pecans or almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. Polaner® Sweet Orange Marmalade

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat two round 9-inch cake pans with flour no-stick cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE cake flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large mixing bowl. Add 1 C. milk and shortening. Blend with electric mixer at low speed. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed. Add eggs, 1/3 C. milk and vanilla. Beat 2 minutes. Pour batter into prepared cake pans.
  3. BAKE 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes in pans on racks. Remove from pans to cool completely.
  4. BEAT shortening, vanilla, salt and cocoa. Add powdered sugar and coffee alternately, beating until smooth.
  5. PLACE 1 cake layer, rounded side down, on serving plate. Stir together 2/3 C. frosting with raisins, pecans and marmalade. Spread on top of layer. Top with second layer, rounded side up. Frost sides and top of cake with remaining frosting.
  6. *To make 1 C. strong brewed coffee: Measure 1/3 C. Folgers Classic Roast ground coffee and 1 1/3 C. cold water into a drip coffeemaker.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 slice, 1/12 of cake)

  • Calories 650
  • Calories from Fat220g
  • Total Fat 25g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Sodium 510mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 101g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 78g
  • Protein 5g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet