Colorado Cake

Colorado Cake Recipe

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Melissa Snow

By
@riley123

This cake is also called White Mountain cake. The trick is to heap on the frosting to represent the mountains of Colorado.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 1/2 c
cake flour, sifted
3 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
4
egg whites

FROSTING:

4
egg whites
1/2 c
granulated sugar
chocolate curls (optional, but i think it makes the cake look better)

How to Make Colorado Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream butter and sugar in an electric mixer. Combine dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix well.
  • 2Fold dry ingredients into the cream mixture alternately with the milk and vanilla.
  • 3Beat the egg whites until stiff and fold into mixture. Turn the batter into a greased and floured cake pan. Bake cake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool cake in the pan on a rack for 20 minutes. Invert onto rack.
  • 4While the cake is baking prepare the frosting. Beat egg whites. Slowly add the sugar. When the frosting is glossy and cream...it's done!
  • 5Once the cake has cooled, heap with the white fluffy frosting. Sprinkle with the chocolate curls.

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About Colorado Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes