You certainly can't go wrong with a cake dominated by a combination of vanilla and strawberry flavors. Here is a recipe for a delicious and light vanilla cake, which consists of two layers of vanilla sponge cake, a wonderful vanilla filling and a sweet strawberry filling.
Vanilla sponge cake can be made with bourbon vanilla beans or vanilla paste. Vanilla, the queen of spices, comes in many forms. It can be in the form of vanilla paste, vanilla extract, the well-known bourbon vanilla beans, vanilla sugar and certainly in some other forms. But what is the difference? When do you use a paste and when do you use a pod?
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In short, scraping the bourbon vanilla pods gives you those black dots that show vanilla was used in the preparation of the dessert. It's time consuming and can get quite expensive if you have to use a large amount. Vanilla paste is an excellent substitute in this case. Bourbon vanilla beans are therefore used when a smaller amount is needed for a dessert.
Now we need to prepare the cake. Whether it is a strawberry cake, a chocolate cake, a kinder bueno cake or a cake of any flavor, it simply must be delicious. To make the best cake, we must follow one of the most important rules of a pastry chefs: The recipe must be followed from start to finish.
The ingredients make 8 pieces of cake, and the cake is baked in an 18 cm baking pan. The recipe for the vanilla cake comes from the BAM recipe book: Cakes.