Starlight Cake

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Luckytrim, Feb 14, 2004.

  1. Luckytrim

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    Starlight Cake

    2 cup all-purpose flour* 1 1/2 cup sugar 3 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt
    1/2 cup shortening (half butter or margarine, softened, if desired) 1 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla 3 eggs

    *If using self-rising flour, omit baking powder and salt. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour
    baking pan, 13 x 9 x 2 inch or 2 round layer pans. Measure all ingredients into layer mixer bowl.
    Blend 1/2 minute on low speed, scraping bowl constantly. Beat 3 minutes on high speed scraping bowl
    occasionally. Pour into pan(s). Bake oblong 40-45 minutes, layers 30-35 minutes or until wooden pick
    inserted in center comes out clean. Cool. Perfect for those Sweet Balcony Trysts. If desired frost
    with French Silk Frosting.

    French Silk Frosting

    2 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
    2/3 cup soft butter 2 oz. melted unsweetened chocolate (cool)
    3/4 tsp. vanilla 2 Tbsp. milk

    In small mixer bowl, blend sugar, butter, chocolate and vanilla on low speed. Gradually add milk;
    beat until smooth and fluffy.

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