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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Burger Cake

Great for kids parties, outdoor BBQ parties, etc...

Cake:
1 packet golden pound cake mix
2/3 cup water
2 eggs
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
2 tablespoons cocoa
2 tablespoons strawberry preserves

Penuche frosting:
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar; packed
1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar

Heat oven to 300-degrees; generously grease 1-1/2 quart glass casserole with shortening, using pastry brush. Sprinkle a little flour into the casserole and shake gently from side to side until the flour coats the bottom and sides. Empty out remaining flour. Prepare the cake mix as directed on package except after mixing pour the batter into the greased and floured casserole. Bake in 300-degree oven for 1 hour and 5-10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool the cake on rack 10 minutes, then remove from the casserole to plate. Place the cake rounded side up. While the cake is cooling, sprinkle sesame seeds on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in 300-degree oven about 5 minutes or until golden. Fill baking pan about 1/2 of the way to the top with cold water and ice cubes. Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Stir in brown sugar. Cook over low heat 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir in milk. Heat to rolling boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and set the saucepan in the pan of cold water and ice. When you can comfortably hold your hand on the bottom of the saucepan, gradually stair in powdered sugar. Place the saucepan back in the pan of ice water and beat the sugar mixture until it becomes thick enough to spread. If the frosting is too thin, sugar, if it is too thick, add a few drops of hot water.

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