Can a Vanilla cake made with a hint of Almond extract still be called a Vanilla cake??
I think it would depend on how strong the almond was. It can be a very overpowering flavor. If it's subtle enough that it only adds to the taste, instead of replacing the vanilla, I don't see why not
Thank you CalhounsCakery for the response! Another related question: if Almond and Vanilla extracts are used in the same proportion i.e. 1 tsp Vanilla Extract and 1 tsp Almond Extract in a Yellow Cake what would you call it? Can I still call it Vanilla Cake?
The almond would definatly overpower the vanilla in those porportions. You wouldn't taste the vanilla anymore. I would start with 1/8 tsp first and taste the batter.
I will certainly try that,Thank you! Can I then call the 1:1 Vanilla + Almond, Almond cake? The reason is I have made Yellow cake using that proportion and it tastes super!I just want to give it a technically correct name
I think you would be safe with that That does sound good. Maybe with some ground almonds in the batter. Could be really interesting! I'll have to try that.
Ground Almonds is a good idea,will definitely try that! Thanks again !!