Jetts Yellow Cake With Chocolate FrostingFrom jett2whit 4 years ago
- 3 Cups All Purpose flour shopping list
- 1 Tablespoon baking powder shopping list
- 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda shopping list
- 1 teaspoon salt (optional) shopping list
- 2 Cups sugar shopping list
- 1 1/4 Cup buttermilk ** shopping list
- 2 teaspoons vanilla shopping list
- 1 Cup butter softened (2 sticks) shopping list
- 5 eggs at room temperature shopping list
- frosting INGREDIENTS shopping list
- 1 Cup softened butter shopping list
- 3/4 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder shopping list
- 6 Cups powdered sugar shopping list
- 1 Tablespoon vanilla shopping list
- 1 Cup milk shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Grease and flour 3 9-in round cake pans.
- Line pans with wax paper.
- In a large mixing bowl add butter and sugar.
- Mix at medium speed until creamy.
- Add eggs, one at a time beating well after each addition.
- In a separate mixing bowl add flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt.
- Sift together and set aside.
- **If you do not have buttermilk you can always add a teaspoon of vinegar to regular milk**
- Add flour mixture alternately with buttermilk.
- Add the vanilla and mix well
- Pour batter evenly into prepared cake pans.
- Oven racks should be in the middle of the oven.
- Bake at 350 degrees F for approximately 45 minutes.
- Oven temperatures vary. Cake is done when a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.
- Let cakes cool before frosting.
- FROSTING DIRECTIONS
- Add softened butter to mixing bowl.
- Add cocoa powder slowly and mix well.
- Slowly add the powdered sugar making sure not to make a mess =)
- Add enough milk for spreading consistency,
- Add vanilla and mix well
- Icing should be stiff enough but not runny to spread on cooled cake layers.
- ~For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance. ~Mignon McLaughlin
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