Sprinkle Cake

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    This colorful, whimsical vanilla cake has sprinkles inside and out, and just may be the ultimate birthday cake. This recipe is adapted from the book, "Baked Occasions" by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. Martha prepared this cake on Martha Bakes, episode 504.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for pans
    • 2 1/2 cups cake flour, plus more for dusting
    • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, room temperature
    • 1 3/4 cups sugar
    • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 cup ice-cold water
    • 1/2 cup whole milk
    • 1/2 cup well-shaken buttermilk
    • 1 cup sprinkles (assorted colors)
    • 3 large egg whites, at room temperature
    • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • Swiss Meringue Buttercream for Sprinkle Cake
    • 1 to 1 1/4 cups sprinkles, for decorating

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 779 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 52.28%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 38.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 24 mg 7.88%
    • Sodium: 637 mg 26.55%
    • Calcium: 85 mg 8.47%
    • Potassium: 105 mg 3%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.47%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 118 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.16%
    • Sugar: 60 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 5.03%
    • Vitamin C 0.26%
    • Vitamin D 0.04%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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