Birthday Cake


Buttery yellow cake with creamy chocolate frosting--what could be better on a birthday? Use baking spray with flour to prevent the cake layers from sticking to the pans.

What you will need

Baking spray with flour

2 teaspoons cake flour

9 ounces cake flour (about 2 1/4 cups)

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

3 large eggs

1 cup 1% low-fat buttermilk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/4 cup unsalted butter

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 cups powdered sugar

Candy sprinkles (optional)


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