My baby celebrated his birthday by decorating his own birthday cake. It was a simple yellow cake with buttercream frosting and blackberry filling.
Source: Make Fabulous cakes
2 1/4 cake flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter
1/2 tsp salt
2 cup sugar
4 egg yolk
2 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk
4 egg white
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and line with parchement 2 x 9 inch cake pans.
Sift cake flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
In a separate bowl cream butter and sugar till white. Add vanilla and egg yolks one at a time.
Sift the flour in alternatively with the milk. Scrape down the sides and beat for another minute.
Beat eggwhites in another bowl till soft to medium peaks form. Fold in the eggwhites into the egg yolk mixture slowly so that you do not deflate the air. Pour batter into the cake pans and bake for about 45 minutes. Test with wooden skewer.
Let cool for about 10 minutes. Loosen the sides and invert onto a cooling rack.
Frost as desired.
|His sketch on how the cake is going to be!|