Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Heart Cake - Guest Baker


My dear friend Sara Perla made this BEAUTIFUL cake for her friend's bridal shower. She got the recipe from here, and I'm giving you her pictures to show you that, indeed, it can be done! Way to go, Sara!

Ingredients & Prices

RED VELVET CAKE
3 1/2 Cups Cake Flour - $0.42
3/4 Cup Unsalted Butter - $0.84
2 1/4 Cups Sugar - $0.72
3 Large Eggs - $0.42
6 Tbsp Red Food Coloring - $1.59
3 Tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa - $0.21
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract - $0.69
1 1/2 tsp Salt - $0.03
1 1/2 Cups Buttermilk - $0.75
1 1/2 tsp Cider Vinegar - $0.02
1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda - $0.01
Total for Red Velvet Cake: $5.70


Red Velvet Cake


WHITE CAKE
1 1/2 Cups Self-Rising Flour - $0.18
1 1/4 Cups All-Purpose Flour - $0.15
1 Cup Unsalted Butter - $1.12
2 Cups Sugar - $0.64
4 Large Eggs - $0.56
1 Cup Milk - $0.10
1 tsp Vanilla Extract - $0.46
Total for White Cake: $3.21

VANILLA BUTTERCREAM FROSTING
1 Cup Unsalted Butter - $1.12
6-8 Cups Confectioner's Sugar - ~$6.72
1/2 Cup Milk - $0.05
2 tsp Vanilla Extract - $0.92
Total for Vanilla Buttercream Frosting: $8.81


Toothpicks
Cutting Apart



Making the Circle

There's the Hole!


Filling in the Red Velvet

Ta-da!

The Heart - How Beautiful!

TOTAL for Heart Cake: $17.72





1 comment:

  1. Unfortunately I actually needed about 2.5 batches of the buttercream for the whole cake!
    :)
    S

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