Candy Cane Cake


Candy Cane CakeWhat a festive cake this would make for your Christmas table.  It is so pretty and delicate looking~but when you cut into it, you get the red velvet surprise.

Ingredients

 
  • RED VELVET CAKE:
  • 170g (6 oz) of butter
  • 280g (1¼ cups) of caster sugar
  • 100g (1/2 cup) of brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 50ml (1.5 oz) of liquid red food coloring
  • 3 tbs of water
  • 300g (2½ cups) of plain (all purpose) flour
  • 3 tbs of cocoa
  • 1½ tsp of baking powder
  • ¼ tsp of fine sea salt
  • 250ml (1 cup) of buttermilk
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tbs of vinegar
  • ITALIAN BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 6 egg whites
  • 380g (1⅔ cups) of caster sugar
  • 1 tbs of glucose syrup (light corn syrup or golden syrup)
  • 100ml (6¾ tbs) of water
  • 600g (5¼ sticks) of butter
  • ½ tsp of peppermint essence (oil based), or to taste
  • DECORATION:
  • 6 candy canes, crushed
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