*To quickly bring your eggs to room temperature, place them in a large bowl with their shells on. Cover them with warm water and let them sit 5 minutes. **Instead of using 1 vanilla bean, you may use two teaspoons vanilla extract. Just subtract 2 teaspoons bourbon. ***To quickly make cake flour, measure out 1 cup flour and then remove 2 tablespoons. Add 2 tablespoons corn starch to the flour. Sift the mixture three to five times.