Hello Kitty Birthday Cake
Ingredients for cake:
3 1/3 flour
1/3 cup Hershey’s cocoa powder
3 cups sugar
1 Tablespoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
12 oz butter or margarine
1 cup buttermilk* if no buttermilk * ( add 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice mix with milk to equal one cup of milk and let it sit for 5 minutes than add to mixture)
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven at 350
Prepare 2 cake pans with butter and coco powder
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with an electric mixer for 3 minutes. Scraping down sides of the bowl. Pour mixture into the lined cake pan.
Bake Cake for about -25 ~ 35 minute. Check with a tooth pick if cake is done.
Cool the Cake before frosting or glazing.
For Pink cream cheese filling
For around the cake.
12 oz Philadelphia Cream cheese at room temperature
8 oz soft butter
8 oz white powder sugar sifted
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
few drops of red food coloring to make a light pink color.
1. To keep it smooth and moist use a paddle with the cream cheese until smooth medium speed.
2.place the cream cheese in a separate bowl.
3. Mix the butter until creamy, blend the cream cheese and butter but do not whip the mixture.
Add all other dry ingredients, sugar, salt, cocoa powder, red food color and vanilla whisk until smooth. Frost the around the cake using a flat knife or a spatula. Frost the cake top for inside cake.
For Hello Kitty face I use a big sugar cookie:Hello Kitty cookie recipe
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