"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Momís Waldorf Astoria Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Momís Waldorf Astoria Cake, by , is from Family Favorites , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Strid
Added: Monday, November 6, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Ĺ cup sugar
Ĺ cup shortening
2 eggs
2 tsp cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
ľ cup red food coloring (2 oz)
2 ľ cup flour
1 tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar, eggs and shortening. Add coloring and cocoa and mix well. Mix together flour and salt and add alternately with buttermilk to sugar mixture. Add baking soda and mix. Just before pouring into pan, add vinegar and beat until just mixed in. Pour into bundt pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Frosting:
3 tbsp flour
1 cup milk
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup butter

In double boiler, cook until thick flour and milk. Let cool with lid on. Cream together sugar, butter and vanilla. Add sugar mixture to cooled flour mixture. Beat on high until you get a whip cream texture. Frost cooled cake.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
An Easter tradition. The cake is red, representing Christís sacrifice on the cross. The frosting is white, representing our lives because of Christís sacrifice.

 

 

 

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