Golden Saffron Cake
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Saffron shreds||8 (Individual Pieces)|
|Pure vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Sifted cake flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
1 Preheat the oven to 375°Fahrenheit.
2 Grease two 8-inch cake pans and dust with flour.
3 In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
3 Mix in the finely crushed saffron.
4 Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
5 Stir in vanilla.
6 In a bowl, sift flour, salt and baking powder together.
7 Mix in the butter mixture alternately with milk.
8 Set at a low speed, if using the mixer while mixing in flour.
9 In the two prepared pans, pour the batter
10 Bake inthe oven for 25 minutes.
11 Remove from the pans and allow to cool.
12 Frost with Lemon Frosting.
13 Decorate with Poppy Seed, Multicolored Decors or Yellow Crystal Decors for added appeal.
Calories 502 Calories from Fat 163
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19 g28.5%
Saturated Fat 10.9 g54.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 114.6 mg38.2%
Sodium 319.6 mg13.3%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.89 g3.6%
Sugars 35.7 g
Protein 8 g15.5%
Vitamin A 11.8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 24.8% Iron 24.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet