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Monday, December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas - Lets celebrate with this Gorgeous Cake


Hello Friendz..  Wishing you a  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.May all the joys
of Christmas fill your heart throughout the New Year .



INGREDIENTS

For Eggless Cake - I made two size cake one is 8 inch and another was 10 inch.
For 10 inch size cake, I doubled the below given recipe
  • All purpose flour - 1&1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 3 tbsp
  • Softened butter - 1/2 cup
  • Condensed milk - 1/2 tin (200 ml)
  • Vanilla essence - 1tsp
  • Baking powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Orange juice - 1/2 cup

 For White Frosting
  • Heavy whipping cream - 2 cups
  • Cream cheese - 16 oz
  • Confectioner sugar - 4 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence -1/2 tsp

For Chocolate Frosting
  • Heavy whipping cream - 1 cup
  • Cream cheese - 8 oz
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder - 2 tbsp
  • Confectioner sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp


For Decoration




  • Silvered almonds - 1 cup
  • Glazed Cherries - few




  • PREPARATION
    • Preheat the oven to 375 F.
    • Grease the 8 and 10 inch cake pan using the cooking spray.Keep it aside.
    • Combine softened butter, condensed milk and sugar  into one large bowl.Mix until it is smooth.
    • Sift all purpose flour ,baking powder and baking soda in one another bowl.
    • Add dry ingredients into wet ingredients and mix everything well.
    • Now add vanilla essence into the mixture and by adding orange juice bring the cake mixture to the right consistency.
    • Pour the mixture into the greased cake pan.
    • Bake the cake for about 30 to 35 minutes or until the tooth pick comes out clean when it is inserted into the cake.
    • When done take out the cake pan from the oven and let the cake cool for about 10 minutes.
    • Then flip both the cake on the cooling rack and leave the cakes to cool down completely.

    For Making frosting

     For white frosting
    • Combine confectioners' sugar ,cream cheese and vanilla essence in small bowl and mix well till creamy.
    • Then add in heavy whipped cream and fold in till creamy mixture incorporates into whipped cream.

    For chocolate frosting
    • Combine confectioners' sugar ,cream cheese, cocoa powder and vanilla essence in small bowl and mix well till creamy.
    • Then add in heavy whipped cream and fold in till creamy mixture incorporates into whipped cream.



    Assembling of the Cake
    • When the cake cools down completely, carefully slice both the cakes into two halves and place the one layer of the 10 inch cake on the decorating plate.
    • Spread the thick layer of frosting on the cake layer. Then place the second  cake layer of the 10 inch cake on the top.
    • Also repeat the same process with 8 inch cake slices.
    • Spread out the remaining frosting on the sides and top of the cake. Smoothen the frosting all over the cake.If you find it difficult,place the cake into the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
    • Then try to smooth out the frosting onto the cake.
    • Decorate the top of the cake glazed cherries and sides with silvered almonds.
    • Finally make the border using chocolate frosting.
    • Refrigerate the cake for couple of hours before serving and Enjoy!!!




    1 comment:

    1. My my my...wow!!!! Pranjali thatz an Awesome Cake n Gr8 Presentation...Wish u too a Merry Xmas n Happy New Yr..may u n ur blog grow to gr8 height.
      All d Best !!
      - Rads

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