My Inspiration Cake
130 mins (prep 25, cooking 105)
12 ingredients
1 servings
This cake won $25,000 as the grand prize winner in the 1953 Pillsbury Bake Off in NYC, entered by Lois Kanago of Denver, CO. So lovely, it looks like a French Chef was brought in to prepare. This has been my requested birthday cake ever since I was a small child. Incredibly Delicious!

Categories:  north-american , taste~mood , romantic , <-4-hours , time-to-make , holiday , chocolate , sweet , presentation , cakes , american , wedding , heirloom~historical , number-of-servings , dessert , for-large-groups ,
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Serving Size (1783.63 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 8604.78 Calories from Fat 4094.46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 454.94g 699.91%
Saturated Fat 88.98g 444.9%
Trans Fat 36.34g %
Cholesterol 103.5mg 34.5%
Sodium 3980.62mg 165.86%
Total Carbohydrate 1124.84g 374.95%
Dietary Fiber 22.81 g 91.24%
Sugars 1083.66 g %
Protein 73.18g 146.35%
Vitamin A 395.0IU% Vitamin C 11.15mg%
Calcium 3039.05mg% Iron 9.23mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unbleached flour, large egg whites, semisweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate