Pareve Flag Cake for Yom Ha'Atzmaut

Pareve Cake For Yom Ha'Atzmaut


1 3/4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
2 cups + 2 TBSP sugar
3/4 cup baking cocoa
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
5/8 cup apple sauce
2 tsp vanilla
1 7/8 cup boiling water

Preheat oven to 350 F.
Combine dry ingredients in large bowl.
Grease sheet cake pan and then use a little bit of the dry ingredient mix to "flour" it.
Add the remaining ingredients except for the boiling water.
Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed with an electric mixer.
Carefully stir in the boiling water.
Pour into a sheet cake pan.
Put into a 350 F pre-heated oven.
Bake it for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool the cakes in the pan for 10 minutes, and then remove the cakes and
store them wrapped in the refrigerator. They are easier to ice if cold.

Frosting Ingredients:

2 1/2 sticks Pareve margarine, at room temperature for 15 minutes
3 TBSP plain soy milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups powdered sugar
blue food coloring

Combine the margarine, soy milk and vanilla.
On low speed, gradually add the powdered sugar.
Turn the mixer to medium and beat until smooth and creamy.
Reserve 1/2 cup of icing and add a drop of blue food coloring into it.
Ice cake with the white frosting.
Using the blue frosting, draw a Star of David and stripes on the cake to recreated the flag.

Option - mix in some shredded coconut to the frosting.

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