– PAN DI SPAGNA CAKE – 12 inch round cake pan – 5 eggs – 3/4 cup sugar – 1 cup flour – 3 teaspoons baking powder – 2 teaspoons vanilla extract – FILLING – 1 small box Jell-O instant vanilla pudding mix – TOPPING – 1 pint whipping cream – container of strawberries – SUGAR SYRUP – 1 cup water – 2 tablespoons sugar – 1/4-1/2 cup of Rum or your favorite liqueur use more or less depending on your taste.If you don’t like taste of alcohol, add orange juice or lemon juice to the sugar syrup – WHIPPED CREAM – pint of heavy whipping cream I used organic – 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar
Cook time:40 min
How to make a traditional Italian birthday cake? This cake is moist and aromatic from the liqueur we used. The pudding in the middle adds the perfect touch of creaminess. If you have time to make your own pudding, please do so. If not, the boxed pudding is wonderful and none of our guests noticed the difference. I recommend making your own whipped cream. There is truly nothing like the flavor of homemade whipped cream.
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