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Amazing New Year's Eve Cake

 

Amazing New Year's Eve Cake recipe
22

Yield

18

servings

Prep

50

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

2

hrs

 

Ingredients

3 cups cake flour
sifted
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
cup butter
or other shortening
2 cups sugar
1 cup milk
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
6 large egg whites
stiffly beaten
Chocolate cream filling
3 squares unsweetened chocolate
2 cups milk
¾ cup sugar
4 tablespoons cake flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 large egg yolks
slightly beaten
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Hungarian chocolate frosting
3 squares unsweetened chocolate
1 ½ cups powdered sugar
sifted
2 ½ tablespoons water
hot
3 large egg yolks
4 tablespoons butter

Directions

Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt and sift together three times.

Cream butter thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream together until light and fluffy.

Add flour, alternately with milk, a small amount at a time, beating after each addition until smooth.

Add flavoring.

Fold in egg whites quickly and thoroughly.

Bake in three greased 9-inch layer pans in moderate oven (375 degrees Fahrenheit) 20 to 25 minutes.

Let cakes cool completely.

Spread Chocolate Cream Filling between layers and Hungarian Chocolate Frosting on top and sides of cake.

When frosting is set, write the numbers from one to twelve around top of cake with white frosting to represent the face of a clock.

Place hands of clock at twelve o'clock.

Chocolate Cream Filling:

Add chocolate to milk and heat in double boiler.

When chocolate is melted, beat with rotary egg beater until blended.

Combine sugar, flour, and salt; add gradually to chocolate mixture and cook until thickened, stirring occasionally.

Pour small amount of mixture over egg yolks, stirring vigorously; return to double boiler and cook 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly.

Add butter and vanilla, and cool.

Makes 2½ cups filling, or enough filling to spread between three 9-inch layers.

Use this filling in small cup cakes.

Use ½ recipe for filling 2½ to 3 dozen small cup cakes.

Hungarian Chocolate Frosting:

Melt chocolate in double boiler.

Remove from boiling water, add sugar and water, and blend.

Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating will after each.

Add butter, a tablespoon at a time, beating thoroughly after each amount.

Makes enough frosting to cover the top of one 9-inch layer and sides of three 9-inch layers, or to cover the tops and sides of two 9-inch layers.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 145g (5.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 41937% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 242mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 9% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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