Twelfth Night Cake - Kings Cake- Epiphany Not Mardi Gras

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-12
YIELD: 1 cake
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beast butter at medium speed until creamy; gradually add brown sugar, beating well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Combine 3 cups of flour, baking soda, and mace.
  • Gradually add to the butter mixture. Mix at a low speed just until blended.
  • Combine remaining 1/4 flour slivered almonds, raisins, currants, citron, and lemon peel until coated evenly.
  • Stir mixture into batter.
  • Spoon batter into three greased and wax paper-lined 9-inch round cake pans. (Drop bean and pea at this time). Bake at 375 for 30-35 or until wooden pick comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely.
  • Spread apricot filling between layers of cake. Spread White Buttercream Forsting on top and sides. Decorate as desired.
  • White Buttercream Frosting:
  • Combine water and meringue powder in a large bowl; beat at high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Add 4 cups of confectioners sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating at low speed after each addition. Add remianing sugar alternately with shortening, beating after each. Stir in flavorings.
  • Yields: 7 cups frosting for one 3-layer cake.
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