Creamy White Layers

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A luscious, tender cake that goes well with many different types of fillings and frostings.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
2 to 9 - inch cakes

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups cake flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 ½ cups super fine sugar

  • 3 cups heavy whipping cream

  • 2 ½ teaspoons brandy

  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 1 pint fresh strawberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.

  2. Stir together the cake flour, baking powder, salt, and super fine sugar.

  3. Separate the eggs save the egg yolks for another use. In a glass or copper bowl beat the egg whites until foamy.

  4. Mix 1 1/2 cups of the heavy cream with the vanilla. Stir into the flour mixture then fold in the egg whites. Pour batter into prepared pans.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C ) for 30 minutes. Let cakes cool in pans for ten minutes then invert onto a wire rack to continue cooling. Once cakes are completely cool frost with fresh whipped cream and serve with fresh strawberries.

  6. To Make Frosting: Beat on low speed until stiff 1 1/2 cups heavy cream (make sure it's very cold). Beat in the confectioners' sugar and 2 1/2 teaspoons brandy. Use immediately to frost cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

228 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 228
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 73mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.