A Pancake Cake That Seems to be Like A Stack Of Pancakes, Tastes Like Pancakes However It’s A Cake!
The pancake cake is likely to be probably the most meta cake of all time. It’s a cake that appears like a pancake and tastes like a pancake however is technically a cake. Or is it? What actually makes a cake a cake anyway? I ponder the identical factor about cupcakes. If it doesn’t have any frosting is it only a muffin?
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Pancake Cake Concepts
Some time again I did a full-on breakfast in mattress tutorial full with stack of pancakes and gravity defying syrup bottle. I couldn’t very nicely name myself a cake decorator although if I simply made it appear to be pancakes, I needed to make it style like pancakes too.
I had a lot enjoyable making this cake, I included it in an episode of Ridiculous Desserts on Meals Community as a part of a GIANT foodie. The cake was made for my buddy Krissy’s celebration of the launch of her meals weblog, Self Proclaimed Foodie.
Getting the “pancake flavor” was tremendous arduous and I experimented with a ton of “pancake” flavored cake recipes that I discovered on-line and so a lot of them the place fails. I didn’t wish to simply use Bisquick pancake combine.
Once I consider biting right into a pancake I’m reminded of butter, maple syrup and that little softer, lighter than air pancake texture. Only for enjoyable, I threw in some candied bacon!
So let’s get this straight. This can be a cake, that appears like pancakes, however isn’t pancakes, it’s truly a cake, nevertheless it tastes like pancakes…
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How To Make A Pancake Birthday Cake
You don’t must get tremendous fancy to make your personal pancake birthday cake! All you want is three six inch desserts, crumb coated. Don’t fear about stacking completely or making them actually easy.
For frosting you possibly can’t go fallacious with straightforward buttercream flavored with a tsp of maple flavoring extract or you may make the salted caramel buttercream. A bit of bit extra work however sooooo tasty!
After you crumb coat your cake, chill it within the fridge so it doesn’t slip and slide round throughout adorning.
For the pancake phantasm, merely roll out some snakes of ivory fondant. Make the snake about and inch thick. Reduce the snake in half with a knife or a pizza cutter so it’s flat on one facet. Wrap the snake across the cake.
I wish to texture the edges with a couple of holes and dots to present it a sensible bubbly texture. Earlier than placing the subsequent snake on high, paint the floor with a mix of ivory meals coloration and alcohol. Use a scruffy brush that wouldn’t be match for a lot else.
I additionally attempt to make every pancake layers a bit bit totally different and lopsided. Attempt to not make them too good.
When you get to the highest, easy out the buttercream a bit so the highest is stage. Then roll out an enormous piece of your ivory fondant and canopy the highest. I like to hold one facet over the sting prefer it’s barely holding on and the entire stack is about to topple over!
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As soon as the ultimate layer is on, paint the highest of the fondant with the identical ivory meals coloration combination. In case you’re feeling actually adventurous, you may make some actually lifelike syrup utilizing my actual gummy recipe and coloring it with some ivory and heat brown meals coloration. Or you should use decogel coloured the identical method in case you don’t wish to make your personal.
I wish to torch a couple of spots on the pancakes for some “crunchy” spots. Plus I simply actually like utilizing my creme brulee torch lol.
I made two pats of butter however coloring fondant with some yellow and a contact of ivory and lower it into two small squares. If you wish to make blueberries, you possibly can coloration some fondant royal blue with a contact of purple. Roll it right into a ball and use a modeling instrument to texture the tip to appear to be a blueberry.
Place your completed stack of pancakes within the fridge to get chilly earlier than you drizzle the syrup. The chilly will assist the gelatin set rapidly.
If any of the syrup drips off the sting, simply lower off the surplus and put it again within the container to make use of later.
That it! Making a pancake cake is tremendous enjoyable and simple to do. An amazing birthday cake concept for the pancake lover in your life.
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