5 amazing cakes recipes from canada

Off-the-Runway 2-Layer Cake



Ingredients for Cake

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sliced bananas
  • 1-1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple

Ingredients for Frosting

  • 8 ounces of softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  •  2 teaspoons clear vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

Directions for Cake

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Grease and flour two 9-inch round pans.
3. Mix the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
4. Slowly add the eggs, canola oil, and vanilla, stirring as you go. Mix well without beating.
5. Fold in the bananas, nuts, and pineapple.
6. Pour into the cake pans and bake at 350 F for 27 to 30 minutes.
7. Cool for 15 minutes and turn then out onto wire racks.

Directions for Frosting

1. In a medium mixing bowl, blend the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until creamy.
2. After frosting the cake, sprinkle the chopped nuts and chocolate chips over the top.


Sunshine Lemon Pound Cake



Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 8 ounces of plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Grease and flour a cake pan or large loaf pan.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, butter, shortening, lemon extract, and yogurt. Mix well.
4. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking soda.
5. Alternately add small portions of the eggs and flour and stir until everything is mixed.
6. Pour the batter into the pan and bake in 350 F oven for approximately 60 to 70 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
7. Cool or serve warm.

Cheery Cherry Cake



Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 cups butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup drained and chopped maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 300 F.
2. Grease and flour a large cake pan.
3. Mix the chopped cherries and nuts with 1 cup of flour until the fruit and nuts are well coated.
4. In a separate bowl, mix the butter and sugar until creamy.
5. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
6. In another bowl combine the remaining flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
7. Slowly combine the wet and dry mixtures and stir until well blended.
8. Fold the floured cherries and nuts into the batter.
9. Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake at 300 F for approximately 2 hours or until toothpick comes out clean.
10. Cool in the pan before serving.

Raid-the-Cupboard Cake



Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup tepid water
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon allspice

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Spray 9-inch by 13-inch pan with cooking spray.
3. In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, shortening, cinnamon, allspice, and raisins. Cook on medium until they come to a
boil. Remove from heat.
4. In a large bowl, mix flour with baking powder and baking soda.
5. Mix the wet mixture with the dry mixture.
6. Add the vanilla and nuts.
7. Pour the mixture into the pan and bake in 350 F oven for approximately 38 to 43 minutes.
8. Cool before serving

Cola Cake



Ingredients for Cake

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 ounces of cola drink
  • 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Ingredients for Frosting

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons evaporated milk

Directions for Cake

1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Grease 13-inch by 9-inch pan and dust with cocoa.
3. Blend sugar and butter until creamy.
4. Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave. Remove from heat and let stand.
5. Add eggs and baking soda to the sugar and butter mixture. Stir.
6. Add chocolate to the mixture. Stir until well blended.
7. Alternate adding small amounts of the flour and cola. Stir as you go until all of it is blended.
8. Pour the batter into the pan and bake in a 350 F oven for approximately 30 minutes.
9. Cool in pan.

Directions for Frosting

1. In a medium saucepan, place powdered sugar, cocoa powder, butter, and milk. Heat on medium until it boils. Allow it to continue boiling for 1 to 2 minutes.
2. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
3. Beat the mixture until it is thick.
4. Spread over the cake.

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