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Lion King

Teammates Parker & Payton brought the beauty of Pride Rock to life — fondant Simba and all! — with this three-tiered cake inspired by Disney's "The Lion King" on this week's episode of "Disney's Magic Bake-Off." Catch future cake creations every Friday at 8/7c, and watch past clips on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW!

food

Lion King

Teammates Parker & Payton brought the beauty of Pride Rock to life — fondant Simba and all! — with this three-tiered cake inspired by Disney's "The Lion King" on this week's episode of "Disney's Magic Bake-Off." Catch future cake creations every Friday at 8/7c, and watch past clips on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW!

Ingredients

Vanilla Cake

  • 2 c butter
  • 2 c sugar
  • 4 c ap flour
  • ½ t salt
  • 3 t baking powder
  • 6 whole eggs
  • 4 t vanilla
  • 1 ½ c buttermilk

Mocha Frosting

  • 1 ½ c unsalted butter
  • 6 c powdered sugar
  • 1 t unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ t vanilla
  • 1 T coffee
  • 1 t salt

Steps

Vanilla Cake

  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. In a mixer cream butter until smooth.
  3. Add sugar until well incorporated.
  4. Add eggs one at a time making sure each egg is incorporated before you crack the next.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. In a medium bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
  7. Alternate between buttermilk and dry ingredients into creamed butter and sugar.
  8. Pour into 2- 6” pans and 2-8” pans and bake for 25- 30 mins.

Mocha Frosting

  1. In a mixing bowl add butter and cream until smooth.
  2. Add cocoa, vanilla, coffee, and salt until well incorporated.
  3. Add powdered sugar one cup at a time.
  4. Mix until smooth.