vanilla cake into french vanilla

Decorating By amaniemom Updated 21 Feb 2013 , 2:44pm by ddaigle

amaniemom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:10am
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I have a recipe for vanilla cake or white cake that I use all the time.  A friend requested french vanilla cake.  Is there anything that I can add such as extra vanilla to make it french vanilla?  sorry probably stupid question but can anyone help me out?

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savannahquinn Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:36am
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I think that french vanilla has to do with more of a custard base like for ice cream.  So I would imagine you have to use egg yolks and not just whites in the recipe. :)

amaniemom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:41am
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Oh really!  Now Im  in trouble. icon_sad.gif

savannahquinn Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:45am
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Oh just throw some yolks in! LOL!

amaniemom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:46am
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og what the heck why not lol

savannahquinn Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 1:50am
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Here I found this recipe on an old thread...

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs, room temperature
2-3/4 cups flour
2-1/4 tsp baking powder
3/4 tsp salt
1 cup milk
2 TBS pure vanilla extract

 

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amaniemom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 2:22am
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Oh thank you!!!!!

bittersweety Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 2:35pm
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haha, i actually found a french vanilla extract that walmart carries and its delicious :) i use it in all my vanilla recipes

amaniemom Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 2:39pm
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French Vanilla Extract?  What the heck, hmm I guess I better go shopping. 
Thanks!!!

ddaigle Posted 21 Feb 2013 , 2:44pm
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I use French Vanilla coffee creamer as my liquid and French Vanilla Extract instead of regular vanilla. 

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