Since this cake is big (for me) I was thinking of using simple syrup to make sure it stays moist.

Pamela Follett/Demand Media Simmer gently three parts of cold water to one part sugar in a saucepan over medium heat on the stove top until the mixture boils.

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Let it cool. 2 cups of water 1 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla Boil water and and sugar for 10 minutes. Gallery. Ingredients. After inverting the cake to a plate, brush top and sides of the cake evenly with syrup. Spray or use paint brush to wet completely cooled cake. Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups Advertisement. Save Pin Print. Welcome to the Best Cake Recipes It's no doubt that cake makes people happy! Use all syrup. (Technically, people might say the syrup lasts up to six months, but it's possible for … Facebook Tweet. 2 cups of water 1 cup of sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla Boil water and and sugar for 10 minutes.
"Simple Sugar Syrup", also known as sugar syrup or simple syrup, is a solution of sugar(s) and water, and then boiled, as granulated sugar does not dissolve easily in cold water. To use simple syrup, lightly brush each layer of your cake with a thin coat of simple syrup. It will be baked 2 1/2 days before serving. It's mainly sugar, so unless something truly funky happens, you're likely to use it up well before anything about it "turns." Yes, I also have heard that you can use simple syrup.

Simple syrup soaks into any type of cake sponge, leaving it deliciously soft and moist for long periods of time.

Lemon syrup keeps, covered and chilled, almost indefinitely. Infusing simple syrup—or sugar syrup—with spices, herbs, fruit, or vegetables makes quick work of adding a little something extra to drinks and desserts.

Meanwhile, make the syrup: In a small saucepan, combine sugar and lemon juice. Simple syrup soaks into the cake better when it’s dabbed on the cut side of the cake (as opposed to the smooth, sticky top crust of the cake), so if any of your layers still have the crust attached, flip them upside-down and put the simple syrup on the cut side. To make the cake: Mix the butter and sugar in an electric mixer until light, fluffy and a pale lemon color, about 3-5 minutes. After inverting the cake to a plate, brush top and sides of the cake evenly with syrup. This recipe for vanilla simple syrup should be used when making Vanilla Egg Cream.