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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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Cupcakes - Icing

Cupcakes - Icing

The best way I found to ice cupcakes is to put all the icing in a shallow bowl and simply dip the top of the cupcakes in it. It comes out much more even and is so easy to do.


Want a moisture cake

Want a moisture cake

A simple ingredient - Lemon Juice - added to the cake batter - 1/2 to 1 teaspoon will make it so very soft & moist.. Lemon juice has mutiple uses in our cupboards!!!





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