Vanilla Magic Custard Cake

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This Vanilla Magic Custard Cake recipe is one of those special dessert recipes that is fun to make because of the unique way that it bakes out into two separate textures, one cake like and the other quite creamy. For that reason, you might want to get the kids to help you with the cake recipe, and it will give them an appreciation for the magic of baking. Also, this cake recipe is made from scratch so you can both appreciate the skill in pulling together a homemade cake recipe, as well as the rich flavor that results from preparing from scratch.

The eggs in this cake recipe are a great source of protein, although they sometimes get a bad rep. That was because eggs were found to have high cholesterol levels. Today, however, we know that consuming foods that have higher cholesterol levels is not the problem, but eating foods that are high in trans fat and unsaturated fat such as dairy products and red meat are things to watch out for. So it seems that eggs now are considered an entirely safe and nutritious food to eat, and up to one egg daily is thought to be part of a well-balanced daily food plan. Eggs give us plenty of reasons to eat them. In one egg there are only about 75 calories, and each egg contains about seven grams of protein. Eggs have five grams of fat including just under two grams of saturated fat. Eggs also offer iron, lots of vitamins, minerals along with other nutrition. The choline that is found in eggs also helps to enhance memory and brain development. And this list is only some of the greatness you can find in eggs. So there are several reasons to eat eggs and feel good about adding them into your cake recipes and dessert recipes.

This vanilla magic custard cake recipe is a lovely little cake recipe, not only because you can make it completely from scratch, but also because it is a great chance to let your up and coming baker see how different combinations of ingredients can produce exciting new dessert recipes. The result of this cake recipe is a custard that has a lovely cake-like crust on the top that you can smother in icing sugar, just for looks and fun. This is sure to be a cake recipe that you will add to your list of favorites.

When it comes to baking with vanilla for this cake recipe, there are a few choices. Vanilla comes in pure vanilla extract or organic vanilla extract, vanilla paste, and vanilla beans. You will also find vanilla available in vanilla sugar and infused vanilla syrups amongst other options. Most people rely on vanilla extract for most of their baking needs mostly because vanilla extract is so easy to find and fairly affordable. Vanilla extract is produced by the macerating of vanilla beans in a mixture of alcohol and water. When purchasing organic vanilla extract try to the avoid imitation varieties as they will have a weaker and sometimes tinny aftertaste. It pays to spend a bit more for good quality vanilla. Vanilla beans, are a more expensive ingredient but offer the ultimate in flavoring and scenting dessert recipes. Vanilla beans are an ingredient that is a waxy dark brown pod that is filled with thousands of little brown flavorful specks of vanilla. This is just one of the cake recipes you will find on the Oh My God Chocolate Desserts site. On this recipe site, you will find all sorts of dessert recipes from cakes, cupcakes, pie recipes, cheesecakes, brownies and more. **

Nutrition Facts of the Vanilla Magic Custard Cake from OMG Chocolate Desserts
Ingredients: Unsalted butter, milk, eggs, powdered sugar, water, flour, vanilla.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings. Per serving: Calories 126, Calories from Fat 22, Total Fat 2.4g (4%), Saturated Fat 1.0g (5%), Cholesterol 58mg (19%), Sodium 40mg (2%), Potassium 54mg (2%), Carbohydrates 21.9g (7%), Dietary Fiber 0.3g (1%), Sugars 14.3g, Protein 4.2g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%.

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