How to Make Bienenstich- a German Cake!

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Cake ingredients.

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I used a 11x15 inch glass baking pan. Spray/grease very well. Line with parchment paper and spray again. Set aside.

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In a small pot heat milk and margarine until just boiling.

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Combine eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt in a large bowl.

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Beat until creamy.

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Add flour and baking powder. Beat well. It will be stiff.

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Add hot milk mixture. And continue beating till smooth and fluffy.

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Pour batter into prepared pan.

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Bake at 350 F for 35-40 minutes until a toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

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Topping ingredients.

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Combine in a small bowl. Set aside.

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Take topping...

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As soon as cake is done spread topping over as best as you can. Use the back of a spoon or your fingers. Set oven to broil 425f.

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Broil for 2-4 minutes. Do not leave unattended!

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Let cake cool completely!

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When cake is cooled its time for the tricky part! Place toothpicks around the cakes middle to help guide you, use a sharpe knife to cut it in half.

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Slip in piece of parchment paper and remove top half.

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Filling ingredients.

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Put filling ingredients in a large bowl.

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Beat it real good.

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Spoon onto middle of bottom half. Starting at the middle spread it evenly.

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Watch out for filling stealers!!

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Replace top half of cake. For best results freeze the cake wrapped in parchment paper. It's great to have in the freezer for company. It is a large cake. Serves12-18 people!

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There it is!

Ingredients

For cake
5 Eggs
2 Cups White sugar
½ Teaspoons Salt
1 Teaspoon Vanilla
Cups Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking powder
½ Cups Milk
2 Tablespoons Margarine or butter
For topping
¾ Cups Brown sugar
¾ Cups Slivered almonds
¾ Cups Shredded coconut
4 Tablespoons Margarine or butter
3 Tablespoons Whipping cream
For filling
3 Cups Whipping cream
1 Small box instant vanilla pudding mix
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