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Everest Winter Wonderland Birthday Cake

Bake this wonderful, wintry cake for your preschooler's PAW Patrol party!

Everest Winter Wonderland Birthday Cake

ICING or snow, ready to go! Make this tasty, purple and teal cake featuring your child’s favorite husky pup, Everest.

(Difficulty Level: Hard)

What You’ll Need

For the Cake (Makes one 8″ 2-layer tiered cake  and one 6″ 4-layer tiered cake)
6 Cups White sugar
½ Cup butter
2 Eggs
2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract
½ Cups All-purpose flour
1 ¾ Teaspoons Baking powder
½ cup Milk

For the Snowy White Buttercream (Makes 6 cups)
6 Cups Powdered Sugar
2 Tablespoons Vanilla extract
3 Sticks of Salt-free butter
3 Cups Shortening

How to Make 

Make the Cake:

Step One: Prepare your 8″ and 6″ pans with butter and flour.

Step Two: In a bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.

Step Three: In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add to the creamed mixture and mix well.

Step Four: Slowly stir in milk until batter is smooth. Careful not to over-mix!

Step Five: Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Make it Bright: Before baking, add some color to your batter with 3-6 drops of teal food coloring, or until desired color is achieved.

Make the Buttercream:

Step One: Using an electric mixer or stand mixer, combine shortening and room temperature butter until light and fluffy.

Step Two: Add powdered sugar in intervals, mixing slowly at first to avoid spilling. Mix on medium-high speed for 4-6 minutes.

Step Three: Stir in vanilla extract.

Icing your cake: Set aside 3 cups of buttercream to ice your cakes and use the remaining buttercream to frost the inner layers. Stack and finish your cake with fun wintry details, including an Everest figurine!

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