By Request(s): Bullwinkel’s Whipped Cream Cake Recipe

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It’s whipped cream cake season, judging by the number of readers looking for the Bullwinkel’s Bakery recipe.

As fans of the dessert know, the Bullwinkels started peddling their baked goods in Charleston in 1929. Their bake shop at Rutledge Avenue and Cannon Street closed back in 1974, but George Bullwinkel joined the pastry team at the Meeting Street Piggly Wiggly, making whipped cream cakes until 1998. He died the following year at the age of 87.

During the holidays, Bullwinkel made about 1000 cakes. Here’s the recipe he used: Continue reading