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Daddy’s Birthday Cake Recipe

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Katrina Briguglio


Now, we always double this recipe (cause the family can never get enough of this) but this will make roughly 3 cups of custard by itself so plan accordingly!

2 rounded T cornstarch
1 pint milk (2 cups)
pinch of salt
1/3 cup sugar (can add more or less to taste)
2 egg yolks
1.5 – 2 T of butter
1 tsp vanilla

1 can of crushed pineapple
1 jar of marichino cherries
1 box yellow cake

Mix together cornstarch and sugar until combined well. Slowly add milk and mix well to ensure no clumping (with cornstarch). Separate eggs, add yolks and salt.

Stir everything until combined well and place on stove at medium high heat. Continuously stir mixture to avoid scorching until mixture thickens.

Once it thickens, add butter and vanilla. Remove from heat and still until well combined.

Put in refrigerator

Bake cake per directions

Let cake cool
Cut cherries up and discard juice
Crushed pineapple discard half of the juice
Mix both of the fruits into the custard
Use as frosting on the cake

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Carl Briguglio’s cake. Your Daddy asks for it every year.




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