Pink Azalea Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country April​/May 2009

Similar to Lady Baltimore Cake, Pink Azalea Cake is a three-layer white cake swathed in billowy seven-minute icing. It's the pretty pink hue-of the middle cake layer, the frosting, and the fruit-nut filling-that gives the cake its name and makes it perfect for springtime. Pink Azalea Cake is a cousin to other fanciful flower-named cakes that were popular mid-century, such as the Brown-Eyed Susan and the Daffodil Cake.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME1¼ hours, plus 2 hours cooling

Pink Azalea Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Similar to Lady Baltimore Cake, Pink Azalea Cake comprises three white cake layers swathed in billowy seven-minute icing. For our recipe, we used our favorite white cake recipe that yielded three 8-inch rounds. We made the filling by gently...

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