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Total Time
50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

"So with us, it always has to involve champagne, even when it's not supposed to!" -the greats at Heatherette. Found this on FashionWeekDaily.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together and set aside.
  2. Cream shortening with 1 cup sugar until fluffy.
  3. Blend flour mixture alternately with champagne and mix to a smooth batter.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff and soft peaks form.
  5. Fold about half the meringue into the batter, mixing thoroughly with whisk. Gently fold in remaining meringue.
  6. Turn in to two greased and floured 9-inch cake pans.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until tested done.
  8. When cake has rested 10 minutes, turn out to cool.
  9. When cold, put together with coconut filling.
  10. Over boiling water in double boiler, melt marshmallows, butter and wine.
  11. Remove from heat and add coconut.
  12. Sift powdered sugar in top of double boiler.
  13. Add corn syrup and water.
  14. Stir over boiling water until smooth.
  15. Add the vanilla, salt, and almond flavoring.
  16. For pink champagne effect, add 2 or 3 drops red food coloring.
  17. Keep frosting warm so it spreads evenly.
  18. With spoon, carefully pour fondant over top and sides of cake.
  19. Slice marshmallows into 4 rounds each, dip in fondant and place at random on top of cake.