Friday, April 4, 2014

Baking On Friday! Cake, Cake, Everywhere Cake.

Because it is 11 pm right now and I just realized that tomorrow is Friday I haven't had time to pair this with a book this week, so if you have an idea tell me in the comments!

White Chocolate Strawberry Double Layer Cake otherwise known as - WCSDLC what now? Wait what if we call it the What Now cake? Thoughts?

The Cake - (original recipe here)
Ingredients -
  - 1 1/2 cups Splenda granular
  - 3 3/4 cups flour
  - 2 teaspoons baking powder
  - 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  - 1/8 Splenda blend
  - 2/3 cup unsalted butter, softened
  - 7 egg whites
  - 1 1/4 cups buttermilk
  - 1/2 cup 2% milk
  - 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  - 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
Directions -

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, lightly spray two 9-inch cake pans and light coating of flour and set aside.
  2. Sift flour
  3. Mix Splenda, flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar together in a medium sized bowl on low speed until ingredients are blended.
  4. Add softened butter, mix on low speed about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add egg whites, mix on low speed until incorporated, scrape sides of bowl, mix until batter is light and well blended.
  6. Scrape sides of bowl, add buttermilk, milk and extracts, mix until blended.
  7. Pour cake batter into prepared pans.
  8. Bake in preheated 350 oven 20-25 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick in and it comes out dry.

The White Chocolate Mousse Icing -
Ingredients -
  - 8 ounce bag of white chocolate chips
  - Coconut Oil
  - 1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
  - Strawberry Extract
  - Powdered Sugar*
Directions -
  - Melt chocolate in microwave with 1 teaspoon coconut oil- set aside
  - Whip cream with electric mixer on high until peaks form
  - Add slightly cooled chocolate, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, and 2 teaspoons strawberry extract - fold together
  -chill until served or until you frost the cake

The Strawberries -
Cut and add. I put them in the middle and on the top.

*To make sugar-free powdered sugar
3/4 cups Splenda
2 tablespoons cornstarch
mix in food processor



Song Of The Moment - Dancing Queen by ABBA


2 comments:

  1. OMG I want that cake!! White chocolate MOUSSE icing?! *grabby hands*

    Jessica @ Rabid Reads

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  2. Haha! I know! It's delicious if I do say so myself! =)

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