Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Happy Birthday!

Special Birthday Cake with Vanilla Italian Buttercream Frosting

The yellow cake recipe comes from on old cookbook that was compiled by a local church in the 1960's(?) and is a family favorite. The frosting is Warren Brown's recipe and was my first meringue-based frosting. Pouring hot sugar syrup into whipped egg whites is a little scary but was easier done than anticipated. I made the cake for my dad's 60th birthday.

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