En español | Joanne Chang calls this "the ultimate birthday cake combo" in her new book, Flour (Chronicle Books, 2010), from which this recipe is adapted. "Before I became a professional pastry chef," she writes, "Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines were my best friends at birthday time." No more. Buttermilk gives the cake a subtle tang. The cakes can be made ahead, wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and frozen for up to one week. Thaw at room temperature, still in plastic wrap. … Back to Article
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