I love you as much as donuts!

 

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Everyone loves donuts right!? They are kinda a hot craze right now. And everyone loves cake too? Right? At least I do. These are 2 of my favorite things to bake. So when one of my good gal pals was turning 30, I had an idea….

I knew I wanted to make a fun cake so I thought why not put donuts on a cake? My friend said her favorite cake was chocolate, so I started with that. I used the baked donut recipe from Designlovefest, changed just a few ingredients, but it turned out amazing. See the revised recipe at the bottom!

IMG_8031 Processed with VSCOcam with a9 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with hb1 presetIMG_8030IMG_8022IMG_8024 IMG_8023THEN COMES THE CAKE!!

I baked about 4 layers out of one recipe and left it more of a “naked cake” feel. I really piled the icing on the top to to hold the donuts! I also used skewers to hold the donuts in place and keep them from moving!

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BAKED DONUTS

Ingredients:

 

• 1 cup all-purpose flour
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
• 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/2 cup almond breeze(I USED 1/2 & 1/2)
• 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
• 1 egg
• 4 tablespoons butter, softened
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• coconut flakes

Donut Icing

2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

milk-i used 1/2 & 1/2

CHOCOLATE CAKE

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups ice water
  • Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

IF you try this, i’d love to hear and see your feedback! Comment below and tell me what you think!!!

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