HOW TO MAKE BIRTHDAY CAKE

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Buttermilk White Birthday Cake with Coconut


Buttermilk White Birthday Cake with Coconut

Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk or sour milk*
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 recipe Buttercream Frosting
  • 2 cups coconut chips or flaked coconut


Directions
Let egg whites stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans; set aside.
In large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Add buttermilk, shortening, and vanilla; beat on low until combined. Beat on medium 2 minutes more, scraping bowl. Add egg whites; beat 2 minutes more. (Batter will appear curdled.)
Spread in pans. Bake 25-30 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched and wooden pick inserted near centers comes out clean. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely.
Prepare Buttercream Frosting. Place layer flat side down on plate; spread top with some of the frosting. Stack second layer flat side down; frost top and sides. Sprinkle coconut. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate. Enjoy !


Ruffle Tower Birthday Cake


Ruffle Tower Birthday Cake

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 recipe Tender Lemon Cake
  • 1 recipe Swiss Meringue Buttercream
DIRECTIONS

Trim bottom layers; stack on cake round, with 3/4 cup buttercream spread over top of each. Add top layer; spread 1 cup buttercream over entire cake. Refrigerate 40 minutes until firm. Tint half remaining buttercream pink.
Place cake on rotating stand. Lay flat a 12-inch pastry bag with #103 tip. Fill half of bag from tip to top with pink buttercream, other half with white. Hold bag vertically, slot of tip perpendicular to cake; use swift back-and-forth motion 1 inch wide to make ruffle, pulling tip up side.
Turn cake stand slowly, piping circular ruffle over top. Enjoy !



STRAWBERRY BIRTHDAY CAKE RECIPE


STRAWBERRY BIRTHDAY CAKE RECIPE

Ingredients:
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 3 cups of cut up strawberries
  • 1 cup of water
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • egg whites and oil the same as what the cake mix calls for
Directions:

With a hand mixer, beat the strawberries. Add the cake mix, baking soda, water, egg whites and oil.

Bake in a greased and floured 9 X 13 pan or two 8 inch round pans at 350 degrees until a cake tester inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean (approximately 40 minutes).

This recipe can be adapted to just about any fruit flavored cake. Just change the type of fruit you add. You may also want to experiment by changing the flavor of the cake mix you use too! Enjoy !


CHOCOLATE BIRTHDAY CAKE RECIPE


CHOCOLATE BIRTHDAY CAKE RECIPE

Ingredients
  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups buttermilk
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 large eggs or 3 small eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour cake pans, either a 9 X 13 pan or two 8 inch round pans.

Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk. Add beaten eggs, vanilla and shortening.

Mix flour, sugar and cocoa together in a bowl. Add to wet ingredients an beat well. Either 3 minutes on high speed with a mixer or 500 strokes without. Pour cake batter into pans and bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes until a cake tester or wooden toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool.

Hint: If you do not have buttermilk on hand, you can use ¼ cup vinegar mixed with 1 ¼ cup milk and it will work just as well.

Here is an even easier chocolate cake recipe with a surprise ingredient that makes a really moist cake!

Try this Peanut Butter Icing Recipe with this cake for a delicious combination!

Banana Birthday cake Recipe












Banana Birthday cake Recipe

Here is a very easy to make banana birthday cake recipe that tastes delicious:

Birthday cake Recipe Ingredients:
  • 1 yellow cake mix
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • eggs and oil the same as what the cake mix calls for
Birthday Cake Recipe Instructions :

With a hand mixer, beat the pealed ripe bananas, add the cake mix, baking soda, water, eggs and oil.

Bake in a greased and floured 9 x 13 pan or two 8 inch round pans at 350 degrees until a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean (approximately 40 minutes).

This recipe can be adapted to make just about any type of fruit flavored cake, just change the type of fruit that you add and you may what to change the flavor of the cake mix too.