Five Flavor Cake With Six Flavor Glaze

Watkins five flavor cake with six flavor glaze

The popularity of cake recipes come and go but this five-flavor cake with six-flavor glaze has been a favorite for generations of families. It must be the delightful combination of lemon, coconut, rum, and vanilla that makes it so good.

Watkins five flavor cake with six flavor glazeIngredients for the Five-Flavor Cake:

1 cup/250 mL (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup/125 mL vegetable shortening
3 cups/750 mL sugar
5 eggs, beaten until lemon-colored
3 cups/750 mL all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Baking Powder
1 cup/250 mL milk
1 tsp/5 mL Coconut Extract
1 tsp/5 mL Rum Extract
1 tsp/5 mL Butter Extract
1 tsp/5 mL Lemon Extract
1 tsp/5 mL Baking Vanilla

Ingredients for the Six-Flavor Glaze:
1/2 cup/125 mL sugar
1/4 cup/60 mL water
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Coconut Extract
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Rum Extract
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Butter Extract
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Lemon Extract
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Baking Vanilla
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Almond Extract

Directions for the Five-Flavor Cake:

Cream together the butter, shortening, and sugar in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat until smooth. In a small bowl, combine flour and baking powder; mix well and set aside. Combine milk and extracts. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Spoon mixture into a greased 10-inch/25-cm tube (angel food cake) pan. Bake at 325°F/165ºC for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until cake tests done. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Turn cake out of the pan onto the wire rack, invert again. Place waxed paper under the rack to catch glaze drippings. Slowly spoon glaze onto top of hot cake and let glaze drizzle down sides of the cake. Let cool completely.

Directions for the Six-Flavor Glaze:
Combine all the ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved.

Makes 12 servings.

(Source: JR Watkins where you can also find all these lovely flavors.) Just so you know, I’m an Independent Consultant, if you purchase through my link I’ll earn a commission so thank you in advance. I’ve also included a printable version of the recipe below.

Watkins Famous Five-Flavor Cake With Six-Flavor Glaze

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cream together the butter, shortening, and sugar in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and beat until smooth.
  3. In small bowl, combine flour and baking powder; mix well and set aside.
  4. Combine milk and extracts.
  5. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  6. Spoon mixture into a greased 10-inch/25-cm tube (angel food cake) pan.
  7. Bake at 325°F/165ºC for 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until cake tests done.
  8. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  9. Turn cake out of pan onto wire rack, invert again.
  10. Prepare glaze, combine all ingredients in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  11. Place waxed paper under rack to catch glaze drippings. Slowly spoon glaze onto top of hot cake and let glaze drizzle down sides of cake.
  12. Let cool completely.
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(2) Comments

  • Joyce
    13 Mar 2017

    Hi! I am busy moving however still found time to try couple of new spices & extracts
    I ordered. !! Joyce

    • Melody Thacker
      13 Mar 2017

      It’s good to hear from you Joyce, moving is a huge job! Great to hear you’ve been using and enjoying your Watkins.

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