Father’s day: Mini whiskey devil food cake and french vanilla cake with vanilla frosting

Happy Father’s Day !
To I’m making something that my daddy and would mommy loved. I was really sick on mother’s day so this is a special tribute two the both of them cause there not here with me and my family.

For my father: Whiskey devil food cake with vanilla frosting
For my mother: French vanilla cake with a Vanilla frosting.
Makes: 12 ramekins each batter
Prep: 10 mins each batter


Vanilla  frosting

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1 tablespoon Pure vanilla extract

1 box (16 ounces) confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons milk

 Beat butter and vanilla in large until light and fluffy.

 Gradually add confectioners’ sugar, beating well after

 each addition and scraping sides and bottom of bowl

 frequently. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Frost

 top of cake with frosting.

French vanilla cake
2/ 1/2 cups of flour
tablespoon of  baking powder
1 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of butter {2 sticks }
1 1/2 cups of sugar
2 tablespoons of pure vanilla
4 eggs
3/4 cup of milk

Beat butter in large bowl with mixer on med speed for 30 seconds
or until softened. Add sugar and vanilla, beat until light and fluffy, scraping down sides of bowl. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Alternately beat in flour mixture and milk on med. low speed just until mixed.
Pour into ramekins and bake for 12-15 mins. Take out and cool. 

Devil food cake

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • egg whites
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup of whiskey

In a bowl, beat with mixer, butter and sugar until , for about 2-3 mins. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each egg. Next mix in flour, cocoa, baking soda, vanilla and salt, Slowly add whiskey. Add to creamed mixture alternately with butter. Then add water and mix well. Pour batter in lightly sprayed pan. Bake for 12-15  mins or until toothpick comes out clean. Gently remove cakes from ramekins, place on cutting block.{ you need something to catch icing}
Take about 2 cups of frosting and zap in in microwave for 25 seconds. Take one of  and place flat side down on  cake.
 Repeat this until all cakes have been stack. Then pour icing
over the stacked cake, and let set before serving


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