Yes, I bake my own birthday cakes. This year it's layers of tender yellow cake glued together with sweetened condensed milk, and a generous coat of billowy, strawberry-flecked buttercream.
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This makes for a deliciously buttery, buttercream-studded variety of bread pudding, soft and sweet in the middle, and punctuated by sweet, crunchy bits of frosting on top, which reached a semi-caramelized state during the baking process.
Tender yellow cake with smooth chocolate frosting, this is birthday cake done right.