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grumpybear143
« on: May 16, 2009 07:42:13 AM »

Asked mom what she wanted for Mother's Day dinner...She responds ice cream cake!  Ugh.  Luckily for Christmas she'd gotten me one of those Betty Crocker cake pans, so I put it to get use.

I used my favorite cake recipe (below from Food Network), but after the freezings it was though the cake was too dense (but I didn't want to use the Betty Crocker [are you as surprised as I am?] mix).  I chose to stuff it with strawberry ice cream (cheapest kind I could fine as it only took 1 pint).  It was my first attempt at using the whole bag decorating thing.

This was surprisingly easy to make, but I regret not making the icing as well.






Yellow Cake:
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs and 1 yolk for the egg whites
3/4 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2009 07:46:57 AM »

OH NO!  I put this in the wrong section.


Thanks to the admin for moving it to the proper section!
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2009 09:22:39 AM »

Cute Smiley  Haha sounds like my mom, she didn't ask for an ice cream cake this year but she has before and usually I just look at her and blink. 
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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2009 12:24:10 PM »

that's adorable!
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2009 08:37:11 PM »

It's very cute.  And it looks yummy.  Very well done.  Thanks for the recipe.
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