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Red, White and Blue Cake

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Tariq Hanna created this Red, White and Blue Cake recipe in the first season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Tariq Hanna created this Red, White and Blue Cake recipe in the first season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Ingredients

10 oz sugar
10 oz cake flour
1/2 oz baking powder
1/4 oz salt
9 ea. eggs (separated)
8 oz milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 oz sugar
1 1/2 oz butter (melted)
3/4 pound fresh strawberries
2 1/2 Tbl orange juice
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 tsp apple pectin
1/2 Tbl lemon juice
1 Tbl orange zest
2 pound butter
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 pound powder sugar
3 Tbl vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Combine 10 oz sugar, flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add egg yolks, milk, vanilla and butter in three stages till well incorporated.
  3. Whip egg whites and 4 oz sugar to medium peak.
  4. Fold meringue into first mixture.
  5. Bake in ungreased pan at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes.
  6. As soon as removed from oven, invert to cool.
  7. Combine all ingredients but pectin in a non reactive pot.
  8. Bring to a boil, then add pectin.
  9. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  10. Cream butter and vanilla for 10 minutes at high speed.
  11. Add sugar, cream for 5 minutes.
  12. Add cream, cream for 5 minutes.
  13. Fold blueberries into strawberry buttercream.

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