For a fan of the cartoon show, it is hard to find better birthday cake theme than a Dragon Ball Z Cake Topper. Looking for the topper to buy or create yourself is the easy part, but how about making the cake? Perhaps the simple recipe below will help you to make an easy to create yet flavorful cake with chocolate frosting to make the event more extravagant.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 4 eggs
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 20 tbsp butter
- 1/3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup whole milk
- 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp vanilla extract
- (optional) 1 tsp almond extract
- 1 ¼ cup cocoa powder
- 1 ½ tsp salt
- 1/3 cup hot water
- 1 ½ tsp salt
- Preheat your oven to 325°F and prepare two cake pans by greasing them and put a parchment paper.
- Mix baking powder, flour, and salt in small bowl.
- Mix eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, and sugar in large bowl using mixer in medium-high speed for 2 minutes. Then add dry ingredients and mix.
- Simmer milk in a medium heat saucepan. Once it is simmering, turn off the heat and stir butter and oil into it.
- Put the mix of milk, oil, and butter to the batter in low speed.
- Split the batter to two pans evenly.
- Bake the cakes for half an hour.
- To make the frosting, stir combination of cocoa powder, salt, and confectioners’ sugar. Then add water and vanilla extract.
- Prepare a serving plate and put one layer of cake first, spread 1 cup of frosting. Put the other layer then cover the whole cake with the rest of the frosting.
- Put Dragon Ball Z birthday cake toppers on top of the cake and place it inside refrigerator for half an hour.
The chocolate Dragon Ball Z Cake Topper can survive both in room temperature and at low temperature of refrigerator. For the former option, it will last about maximum three days, while in refrigerator it can last up to a week, even one month, but surely nothing beats a freshly baked cake to be served.
Cake is infamous for having complicated baking process, but this recipe is the simplest of all. This chocolate Dragon Ball Z Cake Topper is very suitable if you’re a beginner in cooking or baking – as it can show how well you are able to make a great homemade classic birthday cake.