How to Make Alton Brown’s Gold Cake at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

What if I tell you that after reading this recipe’s name, you will have a big smile on your face and your eyes sparkle out of excitement? This recipe is lovely and looks good both on your dining table as well as your plate. Are you excited to make this recipe that your kids and your whole family will never refuse?

So let’s find out what makes this recipe unique and what recipe is this? So, the day has finally arrived when you will get to know the very famous recipe of one of the most celebrated Chefs of the United States. And this beautiful recipe is called Gold cake by Alton brown. Already got some water in your mouth? Don’t worry, let’s start making up this Alton brown Cake recipe and surprise everyone at your home.

The ingredients are the first step of any recipe you make. So here is the list of ingredients that you will need to make this recipe at home.

Ingredients For Alton Brown’s Gold Cake

Vegetable shortening¾ cup
Sugar1 ¼ cups
Baking powder3 tsp
Salt¼  tsp
Egg yolks8 pc
Milk¾ cup
Vanilla1 tsp

The ingredients are very less and you will find them in any supermarket or grocery store near you.

This whole recipe will take only some minutes to get completed. Here is the total time duration that you need to know before starting this recipe.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation timeCooking timeTotal time
20 minutes20 minutes 40 minutes

Let’s start making this recipe now without any further delay. The steps and the instructions that I will provide you below are very easy and simple. I am sure you will get them quickly and try to make this recipe at home.

Alton Brown’s Gold Cake Recipe

Alton Brown’s Gold Cake recipe
  1. First, you need to pre-heat your oven to 3500F and grease the cake pans with some shortening and keep them aside.
  2. Whisk together sugar and the shortening together. Also, mix the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Add the egg yolks and milk to this mixture and mix it well. Also, add all the dry ingredients into the flour and mix them well.
  4. Also, add the vanilla extract to this flour and stir the flour well.
  5. Now pour this mix into the pans and bake it for 18-20 minutes.
  6. After they are done, remove them from the oven and keep it on the cooling rack.

Finally, your Alton brown Gold cake with vanilla is ready. Enjoy it with your family or friends and you can make it on any special occasion as well. It is best suited for all the events and occasions in your family.

Nutritional Breakdown of Gold Cake

The nutritional values are important as they tell us about the content of the nutrients present in the food and whether they are good or not for our bodies. Here is the nutritional breakdown of this recipe done for you.

Fat18.3 gm
Carbohydrates59.8 gm
Fiber0 gm
Protein3.7 gm
Cholesterol43 mg
Sugars46.4 gm

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