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Tahitian Vanilla Butter Cake

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Tariq Hanna created this Tahitian Vanilla Butter Cake recipe in the first season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Tariq Hanna created this Tahitian Vanilla Butter Cake recipe in the first season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Ingredients

1 # 5 oz sugar
1 # 4 oz cake flour
3/4 oz baking soda
1/2 oz salt
9 oz whole milk
5 1/4 oz whole eggs
6 3/4 oz egg whites
3/4 oz vanilla paste
18 oz butter (melted)
6 oz vegetable oil
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
2 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 Tbs corn syrup
1 cup heavy cream
2 oz butter
1 Tbs vanilla paste
2 Tbs fleur de sel
1 # 4 oz butter
1 # 2 oz powder sugar
2 cups heavy cream
3 Tbs vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Add milk and whole eggs in three stages till just mixed.
  4. Add egg whites and mix till smooth.
  5. Add butter, oil and vanilla, mix at medium speed for three minutes.
  6. Divide into two 10-inch pans. Bake for approximately one houror till toothpick comes out clean.
  7. Cool on rack.
  8. In a non-reactive pot, combine sugar, lemon juice, corn syrup and water and begin to carmelize over medium heat. When fully carmelized and all granules are dissolved, remove from heat.
  9. Carefully add cream, then butter and vanilla. Stir well till combined
  10. Refrigerate till ready to use.
  11. Cream butter and powder sugar for 10 minutes on high speed.
  12. Add heavy cream and vanilla and cream for five minutes
  13. Reserve 2/3 buttercream for decorating cake.
  14. Add caramel to 1/3 buttercream for filling.

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