Friday, November 11, 2011

Easy Birthday Cake

On to the all-important Birthday cake! I wanted to do something simple and pretty so this is what I came up with.
I alternated layers of homemade yellow cake and a boxed red velvet. The yellow cake was awesome for stacking and icing. The boxed cake, not so much. It's funny, before making this cake I never really thought about what buttercream icing was made of. Guess what? It is mostly butter. I almost died when I saw this recipe, but still wanted to try it so I tried to ignore the ingredients and carried on. I simply added a little food coloring and placed white chocolate chips all over to get my 'polkadots'.

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