If there’s one thing that movies and cakes have in common, it’s that they both have the power to make us feel good. Whether we’re watching a classic rom-com or indulging in a delicious slice of cake, these simple pleasures can bring us joy and comfort. That’s why we’ve put together this collection of cake recipes inspired by some of our favorite movie quotes. So, grab your apron and get ready to bake some sweet treats that will make you feel like a Hollywood star.
For the cake: – 2 cups all-purpose flour – 2 cups granulated sugar – 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened – 3/4 cup whole milk – 3 large eggs – 1 tablespoon baking powder – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the frosting: – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened – 4 cups powdered sugar – 1/4 cup whole milk – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract – Food coloring (optional)
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). 2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 3. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. 4. Stir in the vanilla extract. 5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour and baking powder. 6. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, alternating with the milk. 7. Mix until just combined. 8. Pour the batter into two 9-inch cake pans and bake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. 9. Let the cakes cool completely before frosting. For the frosting: 1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter until light and fluffy. 2. Gradually add the powdered sugar, alternating with the milk. 3. Stir in the vanilla extract. 4. Add food coloring if desired. 5. Frost the cakes and enjoy!
Serving size: 1 slice (1/12 of the cake) Calories: 450 Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 11g Cholesterol: 85mg Sodium: 50mg Carbohydrates: 72g Sugar: 57g Protein: 3g
Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour
– Two 9-inch cake pans – Mixing bowls – Electric mixer – Whisk – Measuring cups and spoons – Oven
This cake is perfect for any occasion. Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream for an extra special treat.
– Chocolate cake: Replace 1/2 cup of the flour with cocoa powder to make a chocolate cake. – Lemon cake: Add the zest of one lemon to the cake batter and substitute lemon juice for the milk in the frosting recipe. – Carrot cake: Add 1 cup of grated carrots and 1/2 cup of chopped nuts to the cake batter. Use cream cheese frosting instead of vanilla frosting.
– Butter: You can use margarine or vegetable oil instead of butter. – Milk: Any type of milk (skim, 2%, etc.) can be used in place of whole milk. – Sugar: You can use brown sugar instead of granulated sugar for a slightly different flavor.
Store the cake covered in plastic wrap or a cake container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
– Make sure the butter is softened to room temperature before you start mixing the cake batter. – Don’t overmix the batter as this can cause the cake to be tough. – Use a toothpick to check if the cake is done. If it comes out clean, the cake is ready.
– This recipe makes two 9-inch cakes, so you can either make a layer cake or cut each cake in half to make a 4-layer cake. – Feel free to get creative with the food coloring to make the frosting any color you like.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can I freeze this cake? A: Yes, you can freeze this cake for up to 3 months. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and then in aluminum foil before freezing. Q: Can I use a different type of frosting? A: Yes, you can use any type of frosting you like. Cream cheese frosting or chocolate frosting would be delicious with this cake. Q: Can I use self-rising flour instead of all-purpose flour? A: Yes, you can use self-rising flour instead of all-purpose flour, but omit the baking powder from the recipe.
This cake recipe is a classic that never goes out of style. The addition of movie quotes adds a fun twist to this timeless treat. Whether you’re a fan of romantic comedies or action movies, there’s a quote in here for everyone. The cake itself is moist and fluffy, and the vanilla frosting is the perfect complement. I would highly recommend giving this recipe a try, and don’t forget to have fun with the food coloring to make it your own. Lights, camera, bake!