Satisfy your sweet tooth with this vanilla white cake and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special dessert. To respect the tradition of adding green food coloring, this cake has a green jelly coat and green sprinkles on top.
350 g plain flour
225 g white sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
100 g butter
5 egg whites
250 ml milk
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1/2 tablespoon almond extract
For the Topping:
1 package gelatin
250 ml apple compote (the liquid part)
green food coloring
1 package instant vanilla pudding mix
1 package whipped cream
200 ml cold milk
green sprinkles or green sugar crystals
Step 1: To prepare the white cake, mix together the plain white flour, white sugar, baking powder and salt into a bowl.
Step 2: Cream butter in a separate bowl.
Step 3: Add egg whites, one at a time until mixed.
Step 4: Add milk, vanilla and almond extract.
Step 5: Stir in all the dried ingredients until you obtain a smooth mixture.
Step 6: Bake at 170° C for 20 – 30 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for an hour.
Step 7: In a small bowl, prepare the gelatin respecting the instructions on the label. Mix it in the apple compote and add a few drops of green food coloring.
Step 8: Slowly pour gelatin over cake. Cover and refrigerate.
Step 9: In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped cream and spread over cake. Decorate with sprinkles or green sugar crystals.
Step 10: Cover and refrigerate until serving.
This is a wonderful time to wish you a pot of luck and a
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!