Perfectly Delightful Vanilla Birthday Cake

Perfectly Delightful Vanilla Birthday Cake
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Category: desserts

Ingredients

Yield: One 4-layer, 8-inch round cake

1-1/2 cup (360 ml) whole milk, at room temperature
7 large egg whites (210 g), at room temperature
1 whole egg, at room temperature
1 tablespoon (15 ml) pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) almond extract
3-3/4 cups (430 g) cake flour, sifted
2-1/4 cups (450 g) sugar
1-3/4 tablespoons (25 g) baking powder
1 teaspoon salt (8 g)
1-1/2 sticks (170 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature and cut into cubes
6 tablespoons (85 g) vegetable shortening

For the Whipped Vanilla Frosting:
2-1/2 cups (5 sticks)(575 g) unsalted butter, softened and cut into cubes
5-1/4 cups (600 g) confectioners’ sugar, sifted
4-1/2 tablespoons (70 ml) milk
1-1/2 tablespoons (23 ml) pure vanilla extract
pinch or two of salt
few drops pink gel colour
pastel sugar pearls (I used 4mm), or any other sprinkles for decorating

Preparation

Read full details on:
sweetapolita.com

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