Vanilla Buttercream Birthday cake

An easy and simple birthday cake for any occasion!

 

Moist vanilla layers sandwiched together with vanilla buttercream finished
off with caramel popcorn and salted caramel sauce.
OR
Decadent shards of rose painted chocolate topped
with salted caramel Glaze and chocolate ganache

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AuthorChef MeganCategory, DifficultyBeginner

Let your creativity flow with this basic vanilla birthday cake

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time50 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 25 mins

 2cupsflour
 1cupwhite sugar
 200mlcoconut cream
 200mlsoy milk
 5mlapple cider vinegar
 5mlbicarbonate
 10mlvanilla extract
 10mlbaking powder
American buttercream
 100gvegan butter Or marg
 500gIcing sugar
 15mlcoconut milk
 10mlvanilla Extract or caramel flavour

1

Weigh off all the dry ingredients and weigh off all the wet ingredients into a separate bowl.

2

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and be careful not to over mix. If you over mix the batter you will end up with a dense cake.

3

Fold in 60ml fresh sparkling water to the batter, transfer into prepared baking tin and bake till skewer inserted comes out clean

4

Let rest for 10min before taking it out of its pan and letting it cool completely on a wire rack

5

In the meantime prepare the american style buttercream
Beat the vegan butter or marg till smooth and pale in colour
Slowly add your icing sugar beating well after each edition add coconut milk as needed to thin out the icing if it gets too thick.
Add your flavouring last!

6

To assemble your cake: slice the cake into 2 layers sandwich the layers together with buttercream and top the cake with buttercream, add any garnishes that suits your style!
You can bake 2 layers if you want a higher cake Or purchase our ready made cake layers!

Ingredients

 2cupsflour
 1cupwhite sugar
 200mlcoconut cream
 200mlsoy milk
 5mlapple cider vinegar
 5mlbicarbonate
 10mlvanilla extract
 10mlbaking powder
American buttercream
 100gvegan butter Or marg
 500gIcing sugar
 15mlcoconut milk
 10mlvanilla Extract or caramel flavour

Directions

1

Weigh off all the dry ingredients and weigh off all the wet ingredients into a separate bowl.

2

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and be careful not to over mix. If you over mix the batter you will end up with a dense cake.

3

Fold in 60ml fresh sparkling water to the batter, transfer into prepared baking tin and bake till skewer inserted comes out clean

4

Let rest for 10min before taking it out of its pan and letting it cool completely on a wire rack

5

In the meantime prepare the american style buttercream
Beat the vegan butter or marg till smooth and pale in colour
Slowly add your icing sugar beating well after each edition add coconut milk as needed to thin out the icing if it gets too thick.
Add your flavouring last!

6

To assemble your cake: slice the cake into 2 layers sandwich the layers together with buttercream and top the cake with buttercream, add any garnishes that suits your style!
You can bake 2 layers if you want a higher cake Or purchase our ready made cake layers!

Vanilla Buttercream Birthday cake