And here she is, peeps, my most favorite recipe from The Vintage Baker, the Silver Cake with Pink Frosting, photographed above by Alice Gao. Yes, it’s true, one of the reasons I love this cake is that it is pink and I love pink. But I also like it’s soft, tender, and light crumb, the sweet, old-school flavor of the old fashioned buttercream, and the way it screams “birthday cake!” – or really “(any) celebration cake!”In fact, I love this cake so much, that when my publisher offered to make recipe cards promoting the book, I asked that they feature this cake and it’s gorgeous Alice Gao photo (the first one in this post) on the cards. I also asked that it be the back of book photo, which it is . . . Moreover, when West Elm suggested a collaboration, whereby I would make a dessert from the book and they would photograph it on West Elm plates and using West Elm cutlery, you can now guess as to which dessert I chose . . . The two photos following Alice’s, are from that day of shooting and are by Max Tielman. Okay, I think you get the picture. And I think you will make any person in need of a celebratory treat (including yourself) very happy if this is the cake you bake (and not just because it’s pink). The recipe for Silver Cake with Pink Frosting can be found here, on the Bake From Scratch site.
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