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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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Ingredients


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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Tips

Spin the pan

Spin the pan

After you pour the batter in the pan drop the pan on the counter and spin that removes the air bubbles.


Soft & Chewy Cookies

Soft & Chewy Cookies

If you over bake, your cookies will dry out. Try baking your next batch for one or two minutes less. Use an oven thermometer to check your oven temperature. Or, maybe you over-mixed the dough? Remember to mix until just combined.





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