1 3/4 cups cake flour
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 extra-large whole eggs
3 large egg yolks
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup buttermilk, shaken
Popping Candy Buttercream, recipe follows
8 tablespoons unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 to 3 cups powdered sugar, well sifted
1 to 3 teaspoons cream, as needed
Popping candy, for garnish (recommended: Pop Rocks)
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