Monday, July 22, 2013

Bundt Cake #100: Celebration White


My favorite kind of cake is a piece of birthday cake or wedding cake.  You know...a white celebration cake!  I thought there was no better way to end my 100 Bundt Cakes than with a Celebration White Cake.  The kind of cake you make for special occasions...the simple white cake just means you're celebrating.










My sweet friend Narci came over to watch me make my final bundt cake and take some pictures along the way...a 100th cake has to be celebrated!

If you want to make my Bundt Cake #100 Celebration White...here is the recipe...

Shopping List
1 box of white cake mix
2 small boxes of instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup of veggie oil
1 1/4 cups of water
4 eggs
3 teaspoons almond extract, divided
1 can vanilla frosting
sprinkles, optional


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Grease (I use Pam) a 10 inch bundt pan

In mixing bowl, combine cake mix, puddings, oil, water and eggs with electric mixer.  Add in 2 teaspoons extract and beat until blended.  Pour into prepared bundt pan.

Bake 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Let cake rest on counter in pan 10 minutes.  Then, invert cake onto serving plate to finish cooling.   

To make the frosting, pour remaining teaspoon of almond extract into your canned frosting.  Stir until incorporated.  Frost cooled cake.



That's it!  I'm done!  I have mixed and matched 100 Bundt Cakes using the same basic recipe.  I'm pretty proud of my little accomplishment.  Don't be sad that this journey has ended...coming August 25...


I'm going to mix and match 100 bars...get excited!

And for fun, I had Rachel New herself pick out the bar recipe that I'll be mixing and matching.  She gave me the Original Bundt Cake recipe many years ago, so it only seemed appropriate that she select the bar recipe too.  Without Rachel New and that little bundt cake recipe, none of this would have happened.  Love you Rachel!



We can't forget the winner of my $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!  I was so overwhelmed by the sweetness and sincerity of all of your entries.  Thank you so much for your kind words and sweet comments.  The winner of the $100 Visa gift card is...


Congratulations!  Email me at mixandmatchmama@yahoo.com to claim your prize!


Thank you so much to all of you and your enthusiasm! You make this so much fun!

Love you!






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36 comments:

Katie Paladino said...

YAY congrats Shay!! I have enjoyed eagerly awaiting what bundt cake you came up with next! And, more importantly, I have enjoyed making many of the delicious cakes!! You rock girl! On to the next fabulous Mix and Match Mama creations:)

The New Family said...

Congratulations!!! The last two years have been so fun tasting all of your creations, and so many fun memories have been made to go along side them! So proud of you. Love you girl! XOXO

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

Yay!!!! This is quite an accomplishment friend!!!!!! And I LOVE cake....but I also ADORE a great bar!!!!! Can't wait to see what you come up with! :)

Jennifer Cannon said...

So excited for this little milestone! Congrats my friend!
Excited to see whats in store in the next few weeks! You should be so proud!


Xoxo
Jen

Anonymous said...

Hi! I've never commented before but I found you through Sean's bachelor/ette experience (like many others I'm sure) and ive been loving your blog ever since! Bars are my favorite dessert! So excited to learn all your variations!

Heather said...

I LOVE wedding cake! Can't wait to try this one! And can't wait for 100 bars! Congrats!

Narci D said...

Yay!! So proud of you! What an accomplishment! :)

Marie Matter said...

You are so cute! Love the cake, and have loved the whole series. Excited for your next one! :)

Rachel said...

Shay, I can't believe this is the last one!
what a perfect flavor to finish with!
can't wait for the bars!
www.floralandfudge.blogspot.com

Megan B. said...

Congrats!! That's awesome!

Jaren said...

Congratulations!!! That is such an awesome accomplishment...I think I would have gotten stuck at number 15! I cannot wait for Mix and Match Bars!!! I never met one I didn't like!

Shawnee said...

Wedding cake is the absolute best cake ever!!!! I have a feeling this might be my new favorite bundt cake! :)

Carmen said...

Yay!!! Congratulations on bundt cake #100!! SO looking forward to seeing the yummy creations you come up with in your next series!

Maureen W. (Maryland) said...

Congratulations on your 100th bundt cake, Shay!!! Celebration white is definitely the most fitting for the milestone. These recipes definitely need to be bound in a cookbook! I would buy it :)
Fun facts about your bundt cakes:
1. I own two bundt pans (one metal and one silicone) but never made a bundt cake before I started reading your blog.
2. Bundt cakes are awesome since you can sample a small slice and then push the ring together without anyone knowing. (I have perfected this technique!)
3. They are far less work and mess than layer cakes.
4. As much as I enjoyed your 100 Bundt Cakes, I am even more excited for your 100 bars ... they are cousins of the brownie, which, in my opinion, is the best dessert ever.

Lots of love! You still inspire me every day! XOXO

Anonymous said...

Congrats Shay! Can't wait to see your next 100 recipes. Have a wonderful day! I sure do enjoy reading both of your blogs! :-)

jen said...

Yay! Cannot wait for the bar series! Congrats on 100! :)

Mia @ MakeMeUpMia said...

I've sure enjoyed and will continue to enjoy several of your bundt cakes! I can't wait for the bar recipes :) Thanks!

{Hi Sugarplum!} said...

Let's celebrate that adorable green gingham!!! And love that you paired it with hot pink...we were separated at birth, weren't we?!

Anonymous said...

Congrats baby! You worked so hard on this and I am so proud of you! Love you!
Andrew

Laurie S said...

Hi Shay! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your blogs! Congrats on your 100th bundt cake! I had a feeling it would be a white cake - I scrolled through all the other cakes, and saw that there was no white cake, and I read of your love for wedding cake...

Can't wait for your 100 bars... so exciting!

Have a blessed day!
Laurie S

klmoore23 said...

Congratulations on reaching 100! Super excited about the upcoming bar recipes-the possibilities are endless! How will you choose??

Tiffany {A Touch of Grace} said...

Congratulations on 100 cakes! That is quite the accomplishment. I'm excited to try a few of them! Can't wait for the bars to start coming!

aprilparrish said...

Great accomplishment!! I've enjoyed reviewing most of them! Can't wait for you to start on the bars!!!! Exciting!

mel @ the larson lingo said...

Congrats, Shay!!!! And, I love anything with almond extract. YUM!

Awn said...

Woohoo! Congrats on your 100th cake!

Aubrey said...

I have a weakness for wedding cake! So excited to try this one, but it will have to wait since the girls and I are making your key lime bundt cake today. :)

Congratulations on reaching 100 recipes! That is pretty spectacular, and you've given me the confidence to mix and match my own bundt cake creations! Thank you, friend!

Kathi Mackintosh said...

Congrats Shay! I bought my bundt cake pan this week, so let the baking begin!! I can't wait to try so many of them. (But like your kiddos, I won't be trying the coconut ones! ;-))

Meghan said...

Yum! I'm excited for the bars! Can I ask what brand of bundt cake pan you use? Any suggestions? Mine is ok, but it can be a little tricky to shake the cake out without causing any damage.

Shawnee said...

Made this last night.....so, so, so good!!! I only iced half because my hubby and kids prefer no icing and it is really good both ways!!!!

Karen said...

Oh... I'm excited for the new series!

Bars are among my favorite recipes, so I can't wait to see what you come up with.

Tiffany said...

Congrats! That's dedication right there. Very impressed! Looks beautiful, Ms. Queen of the Bundt Cakes!

Angela Ellingson said...

I have never made a bundt cake but I am trying this one tomorrow for my son's 1st birthday! :)

Anonymous said...

Random question- where did you get your wrought iron cake stand? I love it and can't seem to find one anywhere.

Thanks!
Traci

Mix and Match Mama said...

That cake stand was a gift from my grandmother. I'm not sure where she got it. Sorry!

Sara said...

I made this for our Christmas Eve dinner tonight and it was a hit! My kids, dad,and husband (and me too) all loved it. I left the frosting off and just drizzled some powdered sugar/milk glaze on with sprinkles, so yummy. Thank you!

Mely G said...

Shay,
I have been eyeing this recipe for about 1 week now. Just got married a month ago and I was hoping I would get a bundt pan as a wedding gift but it didn't happen! But I think I am taking the plunge and baking this puppy up this weekend. I just have to go buy a bundt pan. Can't wait to see how it turns out!!!
~Mely

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