Brown Sugar Swirl Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

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recipe by CakeSpy http://www.cakespy.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    746
based on 2 ratings

I found this old treasure when going through my mom's old collection: silver white cake, AKA my childhood birthday cake. The frosting compliments the sugar swirls within perfectly.

recipe updated Jun 7, 2019

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    2 cups (259g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    1.5 cups (306g)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    3.5 tsp (17g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    about ½ cup (115g)
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    1 cup (240ml)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1.62 tsp (10g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    4 (200g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    1 tbsp (14g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    2 tbsp (24g)
  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
    1 cup (230g)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    1 cup (194g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    6 cups (734g)
  • Half and half icon
    Half and half
    about ¼ cup (60g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Round pan - 8"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat - 175°C
  2. Prepare 2 clean round pans
  3. Add all purpose flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, salted butter, milk, vanilla extract and salt to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Beat - 2 min, low speed
  5. Add egg to the batter
  6. Beat until smooth - 2 min, high speed
  7. Add salted butter to a clean small bowl
  8. Melt in microwave - low heat
  9. Add brown sugar to the small bowl
  10. Mix together until thick
  11. Swirl sugar mixture into batter gently
  12. Pour batter into 2 round pans evenly
  13. Bake until golden brown - 40 min, 175°C
  14. Add salted butter, light brown sugar and ground cinnamon to a clean large mixing bowl
  15. Cream together until smooth
  16. Add powdered sugar to the frosting
  17. Mix until combined - low speed
  18. Add half and half, vanilla extract and salt to a clean small bowl
  19. Mix cream into frosting
  20. Add powdered sugar to a clean small bowl
  21. Add sugar mixture to frosting gradually
  22. Assemble round pans
  23. Serve
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