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The Cat's out of the Bag and It's Time for the World to Know About Bologna Cake!

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This classic cake has been america's best kept secret for decades! If you thought the sandwich was good, you’ll think the cake is amazing!

This simple Bologna Cake is layers of America's favorite lunch meat Bologna and cream cheese topped with a cheddar cheese frosting that will blow your mind! Serve this at your next party and watch how this conversation started gets devoured!


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


For cake:

  1. In a medium bowl and with a spatula combine the dry ranch dressing mix with cream cheese until well blended.
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

  1. Place ritz crackers in food processor until crackers become powder.
  2. Whip cream cheese with hand mixer until fluffy, add cheese whiz and cracker powder; mix until combined.
  3. Fill piping bag and decorate cake!