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.
344 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 54.6g; dietary fiber 2.4g; sugars 34.7g; fat 12.1g; saturated fat 5.5g; cholesterol 36.3mg; vitamin a iu 256.2IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; folate 12mcg; calcium 90.3mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 11.8mg; potassium 263.3mg; sodium 388.1mg; thiamin 0.1mg.