Easter Party Cake

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This cake is a great holiday treat. Hope that you will enjoy it.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 to 8 inch layer cake

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 ¾ cups sifted cake flour

  • 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • cup milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 5 egg whites, stiffly beaten

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 2 egg whites

  • 2 drops red food coloring

  • ½ cup candy-coated milk chocolate eggs

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 4 drops green food coloring

Directions

  1. Cream butter or margarine and shortening. Add 1 cup sugar gradually, beating until mixture resembles whipped cream.

  2. Sift flour and baking powder together 3 times; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and almond extract. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites carefully. Pour batter into two greased 8 inch round pans.

  3. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Cool layers on wire racks.

  4. To Make Boiled Icing: Place 1 cup sugar, water, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, cream of tartar, 2 egg whites, and red food colouring in top of double boiler. Cook, beating constantly, until frosting is thick and creamy.

  5. Frost cake with icing. Make a nest of green coconut on top of cake, and fill nest with candy eggs. Sprinkle a border of coconut around base of cake. Makes 15-20 servings.

  6. To make green tinted coconut, Place coconut in a large plastic bag, put a few drops of green food color in the bag and shake until desired consistency is achieved.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

466 Calories
19g Fat
69g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 466
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 209mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* 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.