Pineapple Layer Cake

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Ingredients:

  • Pineapple Layer Cake

    Pineapple Layer Cake

    1/2 cup shortening

  • 1-2/3 cups sugar
  • Three egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups cake flour
  • One and a halfteaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/4 cups buttermilk

FILLING:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Three tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 may (Eight oz .) crushed pineapple
  • One and a halftablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

SEVEN-MINUTE FROSTING:

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • Two egg whites
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • One and a halfteaspoon vanilla extract

How to make Pineapple Layer Cake

  • In a big dish, cream shortening and sugar until gentle and cosy. Add egg yolks and egg, one at a time, defeating nicely following every add-on. Defeat within vanilla. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda; add to the creamed combination alternately with buttermilk, defeating nicely after each add-on.
  • Put into 2 greased and floured 9-in. spherical baking cookware. Make from 350° with regard to 30-35 minutes or even till the toothpick placed close to the center arrives thoroughly clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing through cookware to wire shelves.
  • Inside a large soup pot, combine the actual sugar, cornstarch and salt. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add pineapple in order to pan. Add water in order to juice to calculate 3/4 cup; put into skillet as well as blend nicely. Provide the boil over moderate warmth; prepare as well as mix for 2 moments. Remove from the warmth. Add butter as well as lemon juice. Cool totally.
  • For icing, in a heavy soup pot, mix the actual sugar, egg whites, water as well as cream associated with tartar over low heat. With a hands mixer, beat on reduced pace for 1 minute. Carry on defeating on reduced over reduced heat till icing reaches 160°, about 8-10 moments.
  • Pour into a large dish; add vanilla. Beat on high until icing forms stiff highs, regarding 7 minutes; set icing aside.
  • Set aside another of the filling up. Distribute leftover filling up between cake layers. Spread reserved filling out a 4-in. circle in the center of top layer. Ice the edges of cake and around the filling on the top. Yield: 12 servings.
  • Pineapple Layer Cake is ready to serve.

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