Not the best picture, but it wasn't until we started eating it that I realized how yummy this cake tasted.
Just think: at one seating three couples and a few kiddos ate almost an entire cake. This means--you need to bake this cake!
Here are the details:
Recipe found in "Hello Cupcake" by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson
"Perfect Cake-Mix" Cake/Cupcakes
-Use a box of yellow cake mix (not the kind with pudding in the mix- just the regular kind.)
-Substitute 1 cup of buttermilk** for the water called for on the box.
-Vegetable oil- as called for on the box
-4 large eggs (in place of the number called for on the box).
-Bake according to the directions on the box. Frost once the cake has cooled.
** If you don't have buttermilk, add one tablespoon of lemon juice to the cup of milk. Let it sit for ten minutes to sour.
"Cream Cheese Frosting"-makes 3 1/4 cups of very soft frosting
- 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
-1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
-1 box (16 ounces) confectioner's sugar
-2-3 tablespoons milk
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-Combine cream cheese and butter in medium bowl and beat with electric mixer until light and fluffy. It will happen! Takes about 3 minutes.
-Gradually add the confectioner's sugar and 2 tablespoons of the milk, beat until smooth. Add the vanilla extract and the remaining 1 tablespoon milk if the mixture is too thick.
Generously top with sprinkles and serve with ice cream! This would make a lovely birthday cake :)
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