April 12, 2024


Free For All Food

Recipe: Dessert Gallery’s Diner Cake


8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

½ cup vegetable shortening

2 cups granulated sugar

5 egg yolks

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

2 cups all-objective flour

1 cup buttermilk

¾ teaspoon vanilla

5 egg whites


2 tablespoons vanilla espresso syrup (this kind of as Monin)

CHOCOLATE FROSTING (double this recipe for a generously frosted cake)

9 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

¾ cup cocoa powder, sifted

3 cups powdered sugar, sifted

½ cup 50 %-and-half

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla

Guidelines: To make the cake, preheat oven to 350 levels. Spray three 9-inch pans with Baker’s Pleasure (or butter and flour pans).

Product butter, shortening and sugar until eventually mild and fluffy. Include yolks slowly but surely, mixing nicely.

Mix dry substances and increase to creamed mixture, alternating with buttermilk. Insert vanilla.

Beat egg whites to stiff peaks but not dry. Fold whipped whites into batter. Divide batter in between ready pans.

Bake 25 minutes or till cake tests completed. Neat fully right before frosting. Lightly drizzle vanilla syrup on just about every layer for the duration of ahead of frosting.

Make frosting: Cream softened butter. Sift cocoa and powdered sugar jointly. Include to butter, alternating with half-and-50 %. Increase vanilla. Mix nicely, scraping down sides of bowl. Ice prime and sides of cake with frosting.

Helps make a single 9-inch cake

From Dessert Gallery, Houston