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Cake in a Cup with Sweet Maria

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Cake in a Cup - with Sweet Maria's Bakery

You can use a variety of cakes, pudding, fruit, toppings and whipped cream for any of these treats.  Here's our basic pound cake, and whipped cream recipes.

 

Cake:

Ingredients:

½ pound butter, softened

1 cup sugar

4 eggs

2 cups cake flour

Pinch of salt

 

Directions:

1.         Grease and flour or line a  4 x 8 x 2 ½"  loaf pan with parchment paper.

2.         Preheat oven to 350 F.

3.         Make the cake. In the bowl of a standing mixer ( or using a hand mixer) cream the butter and sugar until light. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after adding each one. Be sure to scrape down the sides of the bowl after adding each egg. Beat 1 minute on medium high speed. On low speed, add flour. Mix just until blended. Pour batter into prepared pan.

4.         Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until a tester inserted into center of the cakes comes out with a fine crumb.

5.         Cool cake in pan 10-15 minutes. Carefully remove cake from pan and continue to cool on wire cooling rack.

 

 

Whipped Cream

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups heavy cream

1/2 cup sugar

 

Directions:

In an electric mixer, whip cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and continue to beat until stiff. Use immediately.

 

Assembly: Layer cake, cream and fruit in a cup, and enjoy!