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  • Serves: 16 Servings

Goldy's Sorry Cake

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Category: Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 3/4 ts Baking soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Vegetable shortening --
  • Solid
  • 1/2 c Unsalted butter
  • 1 2/3 c Sugar
  • 6 lg Eggs -- separated
  • 1 c Buttermilk
  • 1 tb Orange zest -- freshly
  • Grated
  • 2 c Shredded wheat(TM) --
  • Broken
  • 1 c Cranberries -- quartered
  • 1/2 c Chopped pecans
  • 1/4 ts Cream of tartar
  • 4 oz Cream cheese -- softened
  • 1/4 c Unsalted butter -- softened
  • 3 c Confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tb Fresh orange juice --
  • Approximately
  • 1 ts Orange zest -- freshly
  • Grated


Set oven to 350F. Three buttered 8- or 9-inch round cake pans.

To make the cake, sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt. Beat the
shortening with the butter until well combined. Cream in the sugar and beat
until fluffy and light. Beat in the egg yolks one at a time until well
combined. Add the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk, beginnng
ending with the flour mixture. Stir in the orange zest, cereal (broken into
shreds), cranberries, and pecans. Beat the cream of tartar into the egg
and continue beating until stiff. Gently fold the whites into the cake
Pour into the 3 prepared pans.

Bake in pre-heated oven 25 to 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the
center comes out clean. Cool on racks.

To make the frosting, beat the cream cheese with the butter until well
combined. Gradually add the sugar and orange juice; beat until creamy and
smooth. Stir in the orange zest. Frost the tops and sides of the cake.

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