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Karli's Bee Mine Valentine's Day Cake

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Karli's Bee Mine Valentine's Day Cake

Bee Cake

Chocolate Cake

2 ½ cups all purpose flour        

1 cup of butter, softened

1 t baking soda            

1-½ cups of granulated sugar

½ t salt                                    

3 large eggs

7oz semi-sweet chocolate         

2 t pure vanilla extract

1 ½ cup of milk

-Preheat oven 350 degrees

-In large bowl combine and mix: flour, baking soda and salt

-In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate and butter until completely melted. Stir continuously.

-Transfer melted chocolate and butter into a large mixing bowl, and using electric mixer, add sugar. Beat until well blended.

-Add vanilla, and one egg at a time until mixed well

-Finish by alternately adding flour mixture and milk, until the mixture is completely smooth. Put mix in Wilton Bear Mold

-Bake for 45-50 minutes, and take out of oven. Let cool in pan! Do not start icing until the cake is completely cool!!

Buttercream Icing

1 stick butter softened              

5-7 T heavy cream

1 cup shortening                      

2 lb bag of confectioner's sugar

2 t clear vanilla extract

-Combine butter, shortening, vanilla, and 4T heavy cream in mixing bowl, mix well.

-Slowly adding confectioner's sugar, continue mixing until mixture is completely smooth. If needed to further cream mixture, add heavy cream 1 T at a time, until icing has desired texture.

-Dye ½ of the icing Yellow and the last half Black

-Ice the bear with a 16 Tip to create Bee

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