Dog Birthday Cake

The dog-lover in your life will howl with pleasure after tasting this scrumptious and adorable cake.

Ingredients

Dog Birthday Cake

  • 1 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons + 11/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 3 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 6 eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Cupcakes

  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips

Frosting and Decoration

  • 4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 12 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Brown food colouring
  • Black, white and pink candy melts
  • 24 dark chocolate chips
  • 12 pink starburst candies

Steps

  1. Mix together the milk and white vinegar in a small bowl. Place this in the fridge for 15 minutes for the milk to slightly curdle. Then you'll have buttermilk!
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add 1 egg at a time, mixing well after each addition. Then add the vanilla extract and combine. Add half of the flour mixture, then the buttermilk, then the remaining flour mixture.

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