GERMAN FLAG LAYER CAKE




Yellow Cake
(adapted from Allrecipes)

  • ½ cup of butter (1 stick), softened
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ⅓ cup of milk
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • yellow food coloring

Method:

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt and set aside.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then add vanilla. Alternate between adding the milk and the flour mixture until just combined.
  3. Pour batter into your pan and bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Red Velvet Cake
(adapted from Bakerella)

  • 1 ¼ cups of flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup of oil
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 ½ tsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • red food coloring

Method:

  1. Lightly stir the egg, then whisk in the rest of the liquid ingredients (oil, milk, vinegar, vanilla, and food coloring).
  2. Sift dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry mixture and mix until well-combined.
  3. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for about 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.


Chocolate Cake
(adapted from Allrecipes)

  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • ½ cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ⅓ cups of flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ cup of butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 ⅛ cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract

Method:

  1. Pour boiling water over cocoa powder and set aside to cool. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt and set aside.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar in a large bowl, then mix in eggs, one at a time, and vanilla. Alternately add the cocoa and the flour mixtures until just combined.
  3. Pour batter into pan and bake for around 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.


Chocolate Frosting
(adapted from Allrecipes)

  • 6 cups of confectionery sugar
  • 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) of butter, softened
  • 10 tbsp evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Method:

  1. Sift together sugar and cocoa powder and set aside.
  2. Cream butter in a large bowl, the alternately mix in the evaporated milk and the cocoa mixture, then add in vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy.

more: http://www.petitekitchenesse.com/2011/10/01/german-flag-layer-cake/

2 comments:

  1. What temperature does the oven need to be preheated to in all the recipies? Also, how big are the cake tins meant to be?

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    1. good question. maybe go to the websites that these recipes were adapted from?

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