Ultimate Birthday Cake From 'Baked Occasions'

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Ultimate Birthday Cake From 'Baked Occasions' Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter (1 stick/115 g, softened, plus more for the pans)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening (at room temperature)
  • 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1 cup cold water (ice-)
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (well-shaken)
  • 1 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 3 large egg whites (at room temperature)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 12 ounces unsalted butter (3 sticks/340 g, softened but cool, cut into small pieces)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups rainbow sprinkles
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NutritionView more

830Calories
Sodium20%DV480mg
Fat72%DV47g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs31%DV93g
Fiber4%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories830Calories from Fat420
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat47g72%
Saturated Fat26g130%
Trans Fat1g
Cholesterol125mg42%
Sodium480mg20%
Potassium270mg8%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat420
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate93g31%
Dietary Fiber<1g4%
Sugars62g124%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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

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