Isn’t that the prettiest pink cake?
I’m not known for beautiful cakes. They usually turn out lopsided with crumbs in the frosting. So I’m really happy with how this turned out.
The idea is not my own. I saw the Cherry Vanilla Cake on Jam Hands and couldn’t resist trying it. I altered Ali’s recipe in several ways. She used the seeds of a vanilla bean, which sounds scrumptious, but I didn’t have any. I swapped water for milk and butter for oil.
And I decided to frost it with whipped topping. My original plan was to use Cool Whip, but then I remembered a recipe shared a few weeks ago on Ingredient Spotlight for homemade whipped topping. That’s what I decided to try and I’ll share the recipe on on Thursday. [Read more...]