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Classic Birthday Cake

KING ARTHUR FLOUR(1)
17Ingredients
3Hours
650Calories
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Ingredients

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12 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (OR Gluten Free Measure for Measure Flour)
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract (; optional, for enhanced flavor)
  • 1 cup milk (whole milk preferred)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (cut into pats)
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups natural cocoa powder (sifted if lumpy)
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar (sifted if lumpy)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 16 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • natural cocoa (*See “tips,” below for an alternative to)
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    NutritionView More

    650Calories
    Sodium23% DV560mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs32% DV97g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories650Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol125mg42%
    Sodium560mg23%
    Potassium240mg7%
    Protein7g14%
    Calories from Fat260
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate97g32%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars75g150%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C0%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(1)

    Wendy Fages 7 months ago
    I did everything according to the recipe, but the texture was so elastic, i was disappointed with the results. I must be seriously out of practice!

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