Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Joan's Rainbow Cake

I 'll say this is a celebrity cake.This is the cake from the popular movie Salt And Pepper.When ever my kids and hubby see this cake in the film they keep on asking why don't u make this.I too wanted to make this cake from the time I watched that movie.

Made this cake for eid and the result was tooo good.My family and relatives liked it soooooo much.When the taste of orange,pistha and strawberry came in one piece of cake that was so yummy.My kids too enjoyed it very much.In the movie they r saying u can add dates and raisin in pistha cake but i didn't add anything like that only pistha in pistha cake .I made this cake in 2 days.The first day I made all the 3 cakes and kept in the fridge.The next day gave icing for the cake.

Now to the recipe how I made this cake....





























































Ingredients:

For Strawberry Cake:

1c All purpose flour
1tbsp Corn flour
3/4 to 1c Sugar
1tsp baking powder
1 Large egg
2tbsp Butter
3tbsp oil
1c Strawberry puree(I used puree of frozen strawberries)
1/2tsp Strawberry essence
Few drops of red color

For Pistha Cake:

1c All purpose flour
1tbsp Corn flour
1tsp Baking powder
3/4 to 1c Sugar
1 Large egg
1c Pistha
1/2c Milk
2tbsp Butter
3tbsp oil
Few drops of green color

For Orange Cake:

1c All purpose flour
1tbsp Cornflour
3/4 to 1c Sugar
1 Large egg
1tsp Baking powder
3/4c Fresh Orange juice
1/2 to 1 tsp Orange zest
2tbsp Butter
3tbsp Oil
Few drops of orange color



















Method:

Strawberry Cake:

1.Defrost the strawberries and cook it with little water and sugar till soft.
2.Keep it aside to get cooled and puree this in a blender.
3.In a bowl sieve the flours and baking powder.
4.In another bowl beat the butter,oil and sugar well.
5.Add the egg and beat well.
6.Now add the flour and fold in well.
7.Now add the strawberry puree and mix well.
8.Add the red color.
9.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
10.Pour this batter in a  greased cake tin and bake the cake at 175 degree C for 30 to 35 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
11.Allow the cake to cool completely.

Pistha Cake:

1.Soak the pistha in milk for 1/2 to 1 hr.

2.Paste the pistha into very fine paste.
3.Sieve the flours and baking powder.
4.In a bowl beat the butter,oil and sugar well.
5.Add the egg and beat well.
6.Now add the flour and fold in well.
7.Now add the pistha paste and mix well.
8.Add the green color and mix.
9.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
10.Pour the batter in a greased cake tin and bake the cake at 175 degree C for 30 to 35 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
11.Allow the cake to cool completely.

Orange Cake:

1.Squeeze the orange and take fresh orange juice.

2.Sieve the flours and baking powder.
3.In a bowl beat the butter,oil and sugar well.
4.Add the egg and beat well.
5.Now add the flour and fold in well.
6.Add the orange juice and orange zest  to this and mix well.
7.Add the orange color and mix well.
8.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
9.Pour this batter to the greased cake tin and bake at 175 degree C for 30 to 35 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
10.Allow the cake to cool completely.

I wrapped the cakes in a cling film after the cakes get cooled and kept in the fridge.



































For Icing:

Ingredients:

4 Sachets Dream whip powder.
3/4 to 1 C Cold milk
1tsp Vanilla essence

150 grm Fresh cream
150 grm Cooking chocolate

Method:

1.In a bowl beat the dreamwhip powder,milk and vanilla essence till fluffy.
2.Once the cakes get cooled spread the whipping cream and layer the cakes.
3.First the strawberry cake,then pistha cake and lastly orange cake.
4.Spread the whipping cream all over the cake and put it back in the fridge for some time.
5.Now double boil the fresh cream and chocolate till fully melted.
6.Allow it to cool.
7.Now pour this over the cake .
8.Again keep in the fridge for couple of hours.
9.Slice and enjoy the taste of strawberry,pistha nd orange in one slice of cake!!!!!!!

10 comments:

Hema said...

Lovely layers of cake..

PT said...

looks too good..

Akila said...

wow very nice cake... love it...

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Az said...

looks delicious!!

Priya said...

Gorgeous layered cake..

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

So tempting, colorful & flavorful cake!

Fajeeda said...

thanx to all..........

Suman Arthy said...

lovely Fajeeda...

kenz said...

lovely rainbow cake...

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