Birhtday Cake For 4 Year Old Boy

by Nayana
(London)

Hi,


It's my pleasure to share my cake with everyone. I made this cake on son's b'day..he is 4 years old now. He liked one of his bunnies soft toy) so I molded my cake like that bunny and he was so happy!

Here is the cake..hope you will like it.

1/3 c. self-rising flour
1 1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. shortening
1 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
2 eggs, unbeaten

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar and shortening. Mix well. Add milk and flavoring gradually, scraping bowl frequently. Add unbeaten eggs and beat another 2 minutes. Pour into 2 (9") layer pans or this almost fail-proof cake is excellent for use in mold cake pans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes if using regular cake pans or for 45 minutes if using a mold pan. Cool and ice with Birthday Cake Icing (below).

BIRTHDAY CAKE ICING:

1 box confectioners' sugar
1 c. shortening
1 tsp. almond flavoring
1/4 c. evaporated milk

Combine all ingredients and mix well (at least 5 minutes). For chocolate icing, add 1/4 cup cocoa.
Birthday Cake Icing can also be used for decorating and it stays soft for days. Left over icing can be refrigerated and used later.

The icing is an area where you can use your imagination...

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