Graham Cracker Cream Cake Recipe

The graham cracker cream cake is a cracker crumb and flour mixed cake flavored with almond extract. Prepared with milk, sugar, eggs and shortening, the graham cracker cream cake can be filled with a cream filling and frosted if desired.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2 Small, beaten
 Cake flour1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Graham cracker crumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Almond extract1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1299 Calories from Fat 542

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.7%

Saturated Fat 16.1 g80.4%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 172 mg

Sodium 797.8 mg33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31%

Sugars 109 g

Protein 19 g38.8%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C

Calcium 56.9% Iron 7.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Start by preheating the oven to 350F degrees
2.In a bowl, cream shortening, add sugar gradually; cream until fluffy; add eggs in thirds, beating well after each addition
3.Sift flour, baking powder and salt together, add crumbs, and stir into first mixture alternately with milk and extract
4.Pour into 2 (8 inch) round layer pans, greased and lined
5.Bake in the oven for 25 minutes
6.Fill with Cream Filling and frost top and sides with butter frosting
7.Serve with a creamy dip