Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through step 6. Wrap cake layers in plastic wrap, then foil and freeze for up to 3 months.
Equipment: Two 9-inch round cake pans
Ingredient Note: Whole-wheat pastry flour is milled from soft wheat. It contains less gluten than regular whole-wheat flour and helps ensure a tender result in delicate baked goods while providing the nutritional benefits of whole grains. Available in large supermarkets and in natural-foods stores. Store in the freezer.
1 starch, 2 other carbohydrate, 2 fat