Bento Lunch Box Cakes - Recipes

Bento Lunch Box Cakes - Recipes

Bento lunch box cake recipe – a fun and easy way to make your child's lunch more interesting!

Traditional Bento Lunch Box Vanilla Cake

Ingredients:
1/4 cup butter, softened1/2 cup sugar1 egg1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup all-purpose flourFrosting:1/4 cup butter, softened1/2 cup powdered sugar1-2 tablespoons milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour an 8-inch square baking pan.
2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, baking powder and salt. Stir in flour until well combined.
3. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
4. Cool cake in pan for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
5. To make frosting, cream butter and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and vanilla extract until desired consistency is reached. Frost cake before serving and add to your bento lunch box for a tasty sweet treat. 

Your child will love this fun and easy cake for lunch!

Bento lunch box vanilla MUG cake 

Ingredients: 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or spray a 1-cup baking dish.
2. In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
3. In a larger bowl, whisk together the sugar, oil, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, and whisk until smooth. 4. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
5. Serve warm, with whipped cream or add to your bento lunch box for a little treat!

Best Bento Lunch Box MUG cake (microwave)

A mug cake is a single-serving cake that is made in a coffee mug. This recipe will show you how to make a chocolate mug cake.

Ingredients
:1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/4 cup sugar3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/4 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream3 tablespoons vegetable oil or melted butter1 egg3 tablespoons water
Instructions:
1. Add the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and baking soda to a mug.
2. Stir together until well combined.
3. Add the yogurt, oil, egg, and water. Stir until well combined.
4. Microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, or until the cake is cooked through.5. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or add to your bento lunch box for a little treat!

The Best Vanilla Bento Lunch Box Pound Cake 

There are a lot of vanilla pound cake recipes out there, but this is the best one. It’s made with simple ingredients, it’s moist and fluffy, and it tastes delicious.

Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 2/3 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk
Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch Bundt pan.
2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla extract.
3. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to butter mixture alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
4. Pour batter into prepared Bundt pan. Bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
5. Let cake cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely. This is the best vanilla pound cake recipe that I’ve ever tried and probably my favorite to add to my own and my kids bento lunch box.

The Best Red Velvet Bento Lunch Box Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs, at room temperature 1 cup red food coloring 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1 tablespoon vinegar Frosting: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt 4 tablespoons heavy cream 1 tablespoon red food coloring
Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour three 9-inch round cake pans.
2. Beat butter and sugar together in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then mix in food coloring and vanilla. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture, alternating with buttermilk, mixing until just combined.
3. Divide batter evenly among prepared pans. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the centers comes out clean, about 25 minutes.
4. Let cool in pans for 10 minutes, then turn out onto wire racks to cool completely.
5. To make frosting, beat butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt together in a medium bowl until light and fluffy. Add heavy cream and food coloring and beat until frosting is smooth and spreadable.
6. Frost cake layers and garnish with red velvet crumbles, if desired.

Best Fairy Bento Lunch Box Cake 

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 large eggs, beaten 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Food coloring (optional)
Instructions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 13x9 inch baking pan.
2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add buttermilk and vanilla, and mix until smooth.
3. If desired, divide the batter into 3 bowls. Add food coloring to one of the bowls, and mix well. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Spoon the different colors of batter over each other, and swirl with a knife.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, leave to cool then cute into small squares for your bento lunch box. 

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