Zelda Fruitcake

Zelda Fruitcake

A royal vanilla chiffon recipe fit for a princess. Become a Hero of Time and Dessert with this Zelda Fruitcake!

Makes two 8-inch cakes

Things you'll need

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, oranges, limes and honeydew melon for decoration
  • 2 large mixing bowls
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Two 8-inch cake pans, sprayed and lined
  • Two 8-inch cake boards
  • Offset spatula
  • Cutting board & knife
  • Sweetened whipped cream in a decorating bag with tip cut off
  • Sweetened whipped cream in a decorating bag fitted with #824 tip

Let's get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, water, oil, vanilla extract and almond extract.
  3. In a large bowl mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In another large bowl, beat egg whites until frothy then slowly add ¼ cup sugar while beating. Once combined, turn beater to high and beat until stiff peaks form.
  5. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and then fold in egg whites in 3 parts.
  6. Pour the batter into cake pans and bake for 35 minutes.
  7. Once cool, level cakes to 1 inch thick.

Time to decorate!

  1. Cut strawberries into 4 equal slices and shingle them onto the top of the cut cake in circles (PICTURE at ). Pipe whipped cream in between the strawberries.
  2. Place the second cake on top, cut side down, and frost the entire cake in whipped cream. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Cut cake into 6 slices and decorate cake with 3 rosettes on the edge of the slice. Decorate the top with fruit. (PICTURE at ).
  4. Dah-na-na-na-naaaaah! You received the Fruitcake from Breath of the Wild!
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