Surprise! Bologna Cake Is Totally Delicious

What comes to your mind when you think about baloney? Many people think about making a sandwich but did you realize that it is also possible to make a cake? That’s right, not only is it possible to make a cake out of baloney, it is something that people have been doing for quite some time. If you have never tried this, you are really in for a treat.

Baloney cake is one of those secrets that just seems to take people by surprise when they first hear about it. It involves taking baloney and cream cheese and putting them together in layers and then adding a cheddar cheese frosting that is going to make it over-the-top delicious. If you’re looking for something interesting to serve to your family for lunch or if you want something for your next get-together, this is a shoe in.

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Ingredients:

For cake:

12 ounces good quality bologna, sliced
12 ounces room temperature cream cheese (one and one half blocks)
½ package dry ranch salad dressing mix

For cheddar cheese frosting:

8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cups cheese whiz
1 cup ritz cheese crackers

Directions:

For cake:

In a medium bowl and with a spatula combine the dry ranch dressing mix with cream cheese until well blended.

Place the first slice of bologna on a medium serving plate. Spread about a teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture evenly over the top of the bologna. Place another slice of bologna on top and repeat until all of the bologna slices have been used.

Spread the remaining cream cheese over the top and sides, as if icing a real cake. Pipe Cheddar cheese frosting around the base of the “cake” and around the upper rim. Garnish as desired with olives, parsley or green onions.

For cheddar cheese frosting:

Place ritz crackers in food processor until crackers become powder.

Whip cream cheese with hand mixer until fluffy, add cheese whiz and cracker powder; mix until combined.

Fill piping bag and decorate cake!

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