Ann Reardon

Does the minecraft cake recipe work in real life?

 

3 buckets of milk
Each bucket of milk is ~ 3.5L (0.92 gallons), there are 3 buckets of milk so in total there would be 10.5L (2.77 gallons) of milk.
From this amount of milk you can get 1214mL (41.05 fluid ounces) of cream.

2 piles of sugar
There are 4 sugar canes on a block, each cane gives between 50 and 150g (5.29 ounces) of sugar depending on its size and weight. So that is 200-600g (21.16 ounces) of sugar. 1m2 of sugar cane yields around 1 kg (2.2 pounds) of sugar. SO based on those calculations we can use anywhere between 200g (7.05 ounces) and 1kg (2.2 pounds) of sugar.

1 egg
That is pretty straight forward.

3 bunches of wheat
1 m2 of organic wheat yields ~550g (19.4 ounces) wheat, multiply that by three and we have 1650g (58.2 ounces) of wheat. I ground this and sifted it to get 400g (14.11 ounces) white flour, I am sure I could have processed it finer to get more flour out of it if needed.

Minecraft Cake attempt 1

(I suggest that you do NOT try this one):
Cake
320g (11.29 ounces) flour
1 cup sugar
1 egg, separated
enough milk to make it liquidy
393mL (13.29 fluid ounces) cream, whipped

Combine the flour, sugar and egg yolk. Add enough milk to make it liquidy. Mix in the whipped egg white and cream. Pour into a tin and bake until cooked through.

Modified Ermine Frosting (as used on the first cake in the video, it was actually pretty good)
80g (2.82 ounces) flour
2 cups sugar
821g (28.96 ounces) cream

Combine all ingredients in a pan. Heat while stirring continually until it boils and thicken. Allow to cool to room temperature and then whip using electric beaters.

Minecraft Cake attempt 2:

324 g (11.43 ounces) sugar
821g (28.96 ounces) cream
3 eggs*
400g (14.11 ounces) flour
1 teaspoon baking powder*

Whip together the cream, eggs and sugar on high seeped until they are thick and foamy. Sift in the flour and baking powder and mix on low speed until just combined. Pour into a lined baking tin and bake at 180C (356 degrees Fahrenheit) until golden and a skewer inserted int o the centre comes out clean.

Once cake is cooled, whip the remaining cream and spread on the cake. Decorate with raspberries.

*changes from original in game recipe
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Other minecraft cakes you might enjoy:

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13 Comments View Comments

  1. Hi Ann, where did you get non homogenized milk?

  2. Rating: 5

    What about beating the egg yolk with sugar “au ruban”, beating the egg whites “en neige” and beating the cream with sugar ? That’s how we do Tiramisu entirely from scratch, no baking powder. One egg is not much, but with 3 eggs that could work while staying closer to the initial ingredients.

  3. Rating: 5

    Hello! This was such a cool video. Do you think you could do a baby shark cake???

  4. Rating: 5

    Hey Ann! I was wondering whether you were up to my challenge!
    Make an EDIBLE version of your logo! it has to be able to stand up.
    PS. I love your videos! keep up the hard work!

  5. Rating: 5

    Hi Ann
    I have preordered your cookbook but can’t find the right page to enter the competition. Pls guide.

    Love your food knowledge!!

  6. Rating: 5

    this vid

    • The video eight desserts in one tray by tasty

  7. Rating: 5

    Can you please debunk this video it seems fake.

  8. Rating: 5

    Hi, Ann! I made this cake as soon as I could, and it turned out really well. The baking powder reallt helped. 10/10. I did encounter a few problems though. How much cream for the cake and how much to save for the frosting? I ended up splitting them in half and the cake still turned out great! How long to leave the cake in? I inserted it for 15 minutes and checked every 5 minutes. It ended up needing 30 minutes to fully cook. Other than that, it was great!

    • Rating: 4.5

      I had the same question. It looked like you used about 250 ml of cream in the video, from what I could interpret on the graduated lines of the mixing bowl. The batter seemed a little thicker at the end than yours, though. It is in the oven so we’ll see how it turns out; it seems to be rising some. It has been fun either way.

  9. Rating: 5

    I always love watching your videos. I am so looking forward to preordering your cookbook. That way I will be able to delete the four years worth of videos that I have saved on my phone. Right now I live in an RV and am working full time. As soon as I get an apartment, so that I will have a permanent address again, I am planning on ordering it. Thank you so much for sharing your time and talents with us!

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  11. Rating: 5

    Dear Ann,
    It’s amazing how you can do things like this! You are so smart. I also live how you explain all the science so that we can understand. Thanks for being amazing!
    Love from America,
    Leah

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