الأربعاء 24 أبريل 2024

Easter Lamb Cake

موقع أيام نيوز

This cute lamb cake is a simple white cake recipe baked in a lamb mold for Easter that can be decorated to look like a little lamb. If desired spices can be added just before adding the egg whites. Some good choices are anise nutmeg or cinnamon. Frost with any white icing of your choice and decorate to look like a lamb.
Lamb Cake Ingredients
These are the simple pantry staples youll need to make this lamb cake recipe
Oil Coat the mold with vegetable oil to prevent the cake from sticking.
Flour Use cake flour instead of allpurpose flour for the lightest results.
Baking powder Baking powder acts as a leavener which means it helps the cake rise.
Salt A pinch of salt enhances the flavor of the cake but it wont make it taste salty.
Sugar Youll need 1 ¼ cups of sugar for this sweet vanilla cake.
Butter Beat a stick of softened butter with the sugar.
Milk A cup of milk lends moisture to the cake batter.



Vanilla A teaspoon of vanilla extract adds subtle complexity.
Egg whites Youll need four egg whites not the yolks for this light and fluffy lamb cake.
How to Make a Lamb Cake
Youll find the full stepbystep recipe below but heres a brief overview of what you can expect when you make this Easter lamb cake at home
Make the batter Sift the dry ingredients together in one bowl. Beat the butter and sugar. Add the dry mixture alternately with milk. Stir in vanilla. Beat the egg whites then fold them into the batter.
Fill the mold Prepare the mold with oil and flour then fill it with the batter. Use a spoon to remove any air pockets. Secure the lid to the mold then place the mold on a cookie sheet.
Bake the cake Bake the cake in a preheated oven
until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool according to the recipe then remove from the mold.
How to Decorate a Lamb Cake
Spread pipe or swirl your favorite white frosting such as Quick and AlmostProfessional Buttercream Icing or Cream Cheese Frosting onto the cooled lamb cake.
For a professional look add a star tip to a piping bag to make a tufted coat or top the cake with sweetened coconut flakes for a textured effect.
You can also use candies like jelly beans or chocolate chips for the eyes.
Place the finished lamb cake on a bed of grass sweetened coconut flakes dyed with green food coloring.
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