the goods2 eggs
4 oz butter
6 oz sugar
8 oz plain flour
2 tspn baking powder
8 oz vanilla pudding (store bought)
1/2 cup milk
1 tspn vanilla
2 tblspn canola oil
4 oz butter
3 cups confectioners sugar
3 oz cream cheese
3 oz sour cream
3 tspns vanilla essence
time: 1 hr
you will need:
2468 Farrah's cake
I know a part of my childhood died today. Who wasn't dazzled by Farrah Fawcett?
I was baking a plain cake and I'd remembered that the 'funfetti' cake box boasts that it has 1 cup of vanilla pudding in the mix. So I decided to try that; I added two small tubs of vanilla pudding to my plain 2-4-6-8 recipe.
I was astonished. It did everything that a cake is meant to do; it rose to a perfect dome, it browned evenly. It looked like a perfect California bombshell: blonde, curvy and tanned.
So here's to the woman who forged that image into an
preheat oven to 375f
beat butter in mixing bowl until pale and fluffy
add sugar and beat to combine
add eggs one at a time and beat to combine
measure flour and add baking powder and a pinch of salt, add to bowl and beat to combine
add pudding, 1/2 cup milk and canola oil, beat for 1 minute
pour batter into cake pan and bake for about 40 mins
needed to be billowy and blonde, but not overly sweet.
The sour cream and cream cheese knock just enough off
the vanilla and sugar.
beat the butter until pale and fluffy
confectioners sugar and beat to combine. add 1 tspn of
vanilla and beat until sandy.
add the cream cheese (room temp plus 10 seconds in microwave) and sour cream, beat to combine
add the rest of
the vanilla and beat 2 minutes until fluffy and