Viennese Dreamcake

Viennese Dreamcake Recipe

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Jenn Hollis

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@LadyIchor


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Ingredients

3 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2/3 c
vegetable shortening
6
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla extract

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
butter
1/4
water
10 oz
confectioners' sugar
pinch
salt
2 Tbsp
brandy
1/2 c
cocoa powder

How to Make Viennese Dreamcake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
  • 2Beat sugar, shortening, egg yolks and vanilla in large bowl of electric mixer at high speed, 3 minutes, or until creamy smooth.
  • 3Turn mixer speed to low.
  • 4Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating after each addition, just until batter is smooth.
  • 5Pour batter into two greased and floured 9 inch layer cake pans, dividing evenly.
  • 6Bake in moderate oven 350 degrees, for 30 minutes or until centers spring back when lightly pressed with fingertip.
  • 7Cool layers in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes.
  • 8Loosen around the edges with a knife and turn out onto wire racks; cool completely.
  • 9Put layers together and frost with rich fudge frosting.
  • 10FROSTING: Melt butter with cocoa in a large saucepan over low heat stirring often, until mixture is smooth.
  • 11Remove from heat.
  • 12Beat in confectioner's sugar, salt and brandy until smooth with electric mixer at high speed.
  • 13TIP: If mixture becomes too thick while frosting cake, add a few drops hot water and beat.

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About Viennese Dreamcake

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy