DESSERTS ON STEROIDS: Lucky Charms Cake  #stpatricksday #luckycharms

A magically delicious cake? OH YEAH!!!

 

 

Ingredients:

Cake

  • 1 1/2 Cups butter, soften
  • 2 1/4 Cups sugar
  • 4 Egg whites
  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Tsp. baking soda
  • 2 3/4 Tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/2 Cups milk
  • food coloring (blue, pink, yellow)

Icing

  • 3 Cups butter, softened
  • 12 Cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 to 7 Tbsp. milk
  • Food coloring (pink)

Toppings

  • 2 Family size boxes of Lucky Charms, marshmallows separated
  • Sprinkles
  • Pop Rocks candy (optional)

Directions:

To make the cakes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line three 8 inch circular cake pans with parchment paper on the bottom. Grease the sides of the pans. Set aside.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar until fluffy.
  4. Add the egg whites and beat on medium speed for about 1 minute or less.
  5. Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder in a medium sized bowl. Then add about 1/3 of the flour mixture to the batter. Mix until incorporated.
  6. Add about half of the milk and mix. Continue alternating adding dry and wet ingredients, and mixing after each addition.
  7. Separate the batter into 3 bowls. Add food coloring and mix well. Place eat color of batter into a separate cake pan. Smooth top.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cakes comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove cakes from pans and place on cooling racks until completely cool.

To make the icing:

  1. Cream the butter in a mixer until fluffy.
  2. Add 6 cups of the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
  3. Add the vanilla and 4 Tbsp. of the milk and mix until smooth. Then add the remaining powdered sugar and mix until smooth.
  4. If needed, add more milk until desired consistency is reached.

To assemble:

  1. Place first layer of cake on your cake stand or plate.
  2. Add about 1 cup icing and spread into an even layer.
  3. Add second layer of cake and another 1 cup of icing.
  4. Top with remaining layer of cake and then ice the outside of the cake.
  5. Place Lucky Charm marshmallows around the cake.
  6. With some remaining, add some pink food coloring. Mix well and add to piping bag. Pipe around the edge of the cake.
  7. Pile Lucky Charm marshmallows on the top of the cake.
  8. Embellish the cake with sprinkles and Pop Rocks candy.

 

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SOURCE:  Carrie Colbert www.carriecolbert.com

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