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Spring Velvets Checkerboard Cake

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  • Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 2 Hours
  • Servings: 12 slices
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Baking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 9x5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Prepare the batters with water, butter and eggs as directed on the package. Pour pink batter in first pan and yellow batter in second pan.
  3. Bake 30 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean of crumbs.
  4. Cool cakes on wire rack 25 minutes. Remove cakes from pan and cool completely.
  5. Slice each cake horizontally in half lengthwise. Then slice each half vertically to create 4 strips of pink cake and 4 strips of yellow cake. If needed, trim cake strips to even them up.
  6. Place one pink and yellow cake strip side by side on serving platter. Spread frosting on top. Repeat the process three times to make four layers. Make sure you alternate colors each time.
  7. Spread the entire cake with a thin layer of frosting. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Spread remaining frosting on cake.

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bundt cake recipes

bundt cake recipes

You can use any cake mix except pound cake or angel food. Add 1 sm pkg INSTANT pudding (not cook 'n serve) 4 large eggs, 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup vegetable oil and 1 cup sour cream. Be a little different. Use ANY flavor pudding with ANY flavor cake mix. Try pistachio pudding with chocolate marble and add a half-cup chopped blanched almonds. Or add butter-scotch pudding to spice or carrot cake. Use a heavy-gauge bundt pan for best result, but aluminum bundt pans or ordinary tube pans will work


Pineapple Upside Down cake

Pineapple Upside Down cake

I purchased a Duncan Hines Pineapple cake mix to make an Upside down pineapple cake and was surprised that there wasn't a receipe on the box to make an upside down cake! I came to your website to get the measurements for the ingredients (brown sugar, margarine and pineapple). That worked out fine but it would have been quicker if the receipe was on the box. By the way, the cake was delicious!





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