Showing posts with label cakes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cakes. Show all posts

Monday, April 21, 2014

Cake Pops

Cake pops are easy to make and kids will really enjoy this..this is a special way to surprise ur kids.My kids loved this soooo much..U can make this with store bought cake or we can make our own cake.I made my own cake for this.


























































Ingredients:

For Cake:

2c All purpose flour
2c Powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
3 Eggs room temp
1/2c Butter room temp
1/2c Milk
1tsp Vanilla essence
2tbsp Cocoa powder
2 or 3 Drops red color(optional)

For Mixing and Covering:

1sachet Dreamwhip powder
1/2c Cold Milk
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
150g Dark cooking Chocolate
150g White cooking chocolate
Sugar sprinkle to decorate
Tooth picks to insert into the balls



































Method:

Step 1:

Making The Cake:

1.Beat the butter and sugar till creamy.
2.Add eggs one by one beat well after each addition.
3.Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
4.Now add the sifted flour and baking powder mixture to this slowly and foldin well.
5.If too thick add little millk while mixing.
6.Now divide this mixture into two portions.
7.In one half add few drops of red color and mix well.
8.In another half add sifted cocoa powder and mix well.
9.Grease 2 cake tins and pour the batters into it.
10.Preheat the oven at 180 degree C for 15 mins.
11.Bake the cakes at 175 degree C for 30 to 35 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
12.Cool the cakes well.

Step 2:

Making The Balls:

1.After the cakes being cooled crush both cakes with hand and keep in 2 bowls.
2.Beat the dreamwhip powder with cold milk and vanilla essence till fluffy.
3.Now add half of the cream to the pink cake crumbs and half of the cream to the chocolate cake crumbs.
4.Mix the cream well with the cake crumbs.
5.Now make small lime sized balls from this mixture.Try to avoind cracks on balls.Make smooth balls.
6.Freeze this balls for 1 hr.
























Step 3:

Chocolate coating:

1.Now melt the chocolates in 2 bowls.
2.Take out the cake balls.
3.Now take each toothpicks dip slightly in the melted chocolate and insert it to the cake ball.
4.After doing this with all the balls keep them back in the freezer for 15 mins.
5.After 15 min take out the balls and dip each balls in melted chocolates.
6.I dipped chocolate cake ball in white chocolate and vanilla pink balls in dark chocolate.
7.As soon as u dip in the chocolate put the sprinkles suddenly before the chocolate sets.
























8.Keep refrigerated for 15 mins.
9.Enjoy the cake pops...

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Caramel Banana Muffins

Hi Friends!!Happy New Year To All!! Will have a caramel banana muffins to start this new year..
























Ingredients:

2c All purpose flour
1 1/2tsp Baking powder
1 1/4c Powdered sugar
1c Butter room temp
3 Large eggs room temp
3/4c Caramel syrup
2 Large bananas
1/2tsp Vanilla essence



































Method:

1.Sieve the dry ingredients flour and baking powder.
2.Make the caramel syrup by caramelizing 3/4c sugar and add 1/2c hot water to this.
3.Be very careful while doing this.Keep this syrup aside for cooling.
4.Now beat butter and powdered sugar in a bowl.
5.Add eggs one at a time and beat well after each addition.
6.Add vanilla essence.























7.Now put the flour mixture and caramel syrup little by little and fold in well.
8.Now mash the bananas well and mix into the flour mixture and mix well.
9.Line the cup cake moulds with cupcake liners.
10.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 10 mins.
11.Pour the batter to the prepared moulds.
12.Don't fill the liners fully.
13.Now keep this for baking.
14.Bake at 180 degree C for 15 to 20 mins or till the tester comes out clean.























15.Take out from the oven and allow the muffins to cool.
16.Enjoy these little treats with tea or coffee!!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Orange Cake

This is my guest post on Razina Javed's blog RaaaZzzfoodlove.She has a lovely blog.
Please have a look at my Orange Cake post on her blog.




























Ingredients:

2c All purpose flour
2c Powdered sugar
3 Eggs room temp
1 1/2tsp Baking powder
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1c Fresh Orange juice
3/4c Butter room temp 




































Method:

1.Sift the flour and baking powder and keep aside.
2.Now beat the butter and sugar till creamy.
3.Now add eggs one by one beating well after each addition.
4.Now add the vanilla essence.
5.Now fold in the flour slowly.
6.Add the orange juice also in between adding the flour.





































7.Grease the cake tins. 
8.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
9.Now pour the batter to prepared tins.
10.Bake this at 175 degree C for 30 to 35 mins or till the tester comes out clean.(And if doing cup cake it will be baked in 20 to 25 mins).
11.Allow the cakes to cool.
12.Enjoy the orange cake!!!




Friday, June 7, 2013

3rd Blog Anniversary With Banana Walnut Chocolate Cake !!!!

My 3rd year of blogging!!!Thanks to all for the support u all gave me these years.
This is a very tasty cake with full of banana and chocolate.Banana and chocolate make a very good combination.
This gives 2 loaf cakes or a one big cake.Now to the recipe.


























Ingredients:

1 3/4c All purpose flour
1/2c Cocoa powder
3/4c Unsalted butter(room temp)
2c Powdered sugar
3 Large eggs
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1/2tsp Banana essence
1/2c Milk
1 1/2tsp Baking powder
1/4tsp Baking soda
2 Riped bananas
1/2c Chopped walnuts
A pinch of salt



Method:

1.Sieve all purpose flour,cocoa powder,baking powder,baking soda and salt.
2.Beat butter and sugar till creamy.
3.Add eggs one by one to this mixture and beat well after each addition.
4.Add vanilla essence and mix well.
5.Now add the flour mixture to this cream mixture little by little and fold in.
6.Add milk slowly to this and mix well.
7.Now add the mashed bananas and chopped walnuts to this.

























8.Grease 2 loaf pans or a big round pan.
9.Pour the batter to these pans.
10.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins
11.Bake the cake at 180 degree C for 40 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
12.Cool the cakes slice and enjoy!!!

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Mango Mousse Cake

This cake is in my drafts for a long time.Don't know why I became so late to post this.Anyway I'm posting this today.Mango mousse cake so tasty dessert.


















Ingredients:

For Sponge Base:

3 Large Eggs
1/2 to 3/4 C All purpose flour
1tbsp Cornflour
1/2 to 3/4 C Granulated Sugar
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1/2tsp Baking powder
2tsp Melted Butter
A pinch salt

For Mango Mousse:

1 1/2 tbsp Gelatine
1/4 c Water
1 pckt Whipping Cream
3 to 4 tbsp Sugar
1 c Fresh Mango puree
1/2 c Mango cubes

For Mango Glaze Topping:

1/2 c Mango puree
10 grms Gelatine
4tbsp Water


Method:

Sponge Cake:

1.Beat the egg and sugar till very creamy and pale.
2.Sift the flours,baking powder and salt and keep aside.
3.Add Vanilla essence to the beaten egg.
4.Now slowly add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and fold in with big strokes.
5.Fold in till all the flour is mixed with the egg mixture.
6.Now add the melted butter and just give some strokes.
7.Grease a cake tin and line with parchment paper.
8.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
9.Now pour the batter to the tin.
10.Bake the cake at 165 degree C for 15 mins or till the tester comes out clean.Allow the cake to cool completely.

Mango Mousse:

1.In a bowl beat the whipping cream and sugar till stiff peaks appear.
2.Soak the gelatine in water for 10 mins.
3.Double boil this gelatine and mix this to the whipped cream mixture.
4.Add the mango puree to this cream mixture and mix well.
5.Keep this in the fridge for a while to get cooled.

For Mango Glaze Topping:

1.Soak the gelatine in water for 10 mins.
2.double boil this gelatine till dissolved fully.
3.Now mix the mango puree and gelatine together.
4.Keep this aside.


Assembling The Cake:

1.Cut the cake into two equal parts.
2.Now in a springform pan line a cling film.
3.Now layer one piece of cake in the tin.
4.Now in the whipping cream mixture add the mango cubes and mix well.
5.Pour half of this whipped cream mixture on top of the cake.
6.Now layer the other piece on top of the cream.
7.Now pour the rest of cream mixture on top of this cake.
8.Just tap the tin so that the cream spread evenly to every sides.
9.Keep this refrigerated for sometimes.



10.Now pour the prepared glaze on top of this cake.
11.Keep refrigerated to set for few hours or overnight.
12.Demould the cake from the tin.
13.After setting if needed you can decorate the cake with some plain whipped cream.
14.Slice and enjoy the taste of mango!!! 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Neopolitan Cake

Hi friends!! This is my first post of this year.I know this is a late post.But was busy with many things and health was also not so good.
This is a 3 layer cake with 3 different flavours.Strawberry,chocolate and vanilla flavour.

Now to the recipe..


































Ingredients:


For Strawberry Cake:

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

For Chocolate Cake:


1/2 c All purpose flour
1tbsp Corn flour
3/4 to 1c Sugar
1tsp baking powder
2 Large egg
3tbsp oil
2tbsp Cocoa powder
1/2tsp Vanilla essence

For Vanilla Cake:


1/2 c All purpose flour
1tbsp Corn flour
3/4 to 1c Sugar
1tsp baking powder
2 Large egg
3tbsp oil
1 tsp Vanilla essence






















































Method:

Strawberry Cake:

1.Puree the strawberries with little sugar in a blender.
2.Keep it aside.
3.In a bowl sieve the flours and baking powder.
4.In another bowl beat the eggs and sugar well.
5.Now add the flour and fold in well.
6.Now add the oil and fold in well.
7.Now add the strawberry puree and mix well.
8.Add the red color and strawberry essence.
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.

Chocolate Cake:


1.Sieve the all purpose flour,corn flour ,cocoa powder,baking powder and keep aside.
2.In a bowl beat the eggs and sugar till creamy and increases its volume.
3.Now add the vanilla essence and mix well.
4.Now add the flour mix little by little and fold in well.
5.Add the oil and mix .
6.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
7.Grease the cake tin.
8.Pour the batter in the prepared pan.
9.Bake this at 175 degree C for 15 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
10.Allow the cake to cool totally.

Vanilla Cake:


1.Beat the egg and sugar till very creamy and pale.
2.Sift the flour,baking powder  and keep aside.
3.Add Vanilla essence to the beaten egg.
4.Now slowly add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and fold in with big strokes.
5.Fold in till all the flour is mixed with the egg mixture.
6.Now add the oil and just give some strokes.
7.Grease a cake tin and line with parchment paper.
8.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
9.Now pour the batter to the tin.
10.Bake the cake at 165 degree C for 15 mins or till the tester comes out clean.Allow the cake to cool completely.


















For Frosting:

3 Sachet dream whip powder
1/2 to 3/4 C Cold milk
1/2tsp Vanilla essence
1/2 c Fresh Strawberry
2tsp Sugar
A little red color and 1tbsp cocoa powder for decorating

Method:

1.Cook the strawberries,sugar and little water.
2.Keep this aside to cool.3.In a bowl beat the dreamwhip powder,milk and vanilla essence till fluffy.
4.Once the cakes get cooled spread the whipping cream and layer the cakes.
5.First the strawberry cake,then vanilla cake and lastly chocolate cake.
6.In between the strawberry cake and vanilla cake on top of whipping cream spread some cooked and cooled strawberry puree.
7.Now layer the chocolate cake over the vanilla cake.
8.Now spread the whipping cream all over the cake.
9.Decorate the cake as per ur choice.
10.Keep the cake in the fridge to cool.
11.Slice and enjoy the taste of strawberry,chocolate and vanilla in one slice of cake!!!!!!!

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Celebration Cakes Of 2012!!

This is my last post of this year.An advance HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MY FAMILY,FRIENDS AND RELATIVES!! 
This is a post of my special cakes I made for my family's special days........

Will start with 2012 new year cake

Tres Leches Cake


















Train Cake Made For My Son's B'day



















Bouquet Cake Made For My Elder Daughter's B'day



















Checker Board Cake For My Hubby's B'day



































Mango Mousse Cake For Our Wedding Anniversary




















Butterfly Cake For My Little Girl's B'day



















Joan's Rainbow Cake For Eid




















Finally Pineapple Cake For My B'day




Sunday, December 16, 2012

Mocha Brownies

Hi friends!!!! Today i'm posting mocha brownies.Combination of chocolate and coffee which is out of this world.The smell which spreads the home while baking anything with this combo is really amazing!!!!!!!
My all time fav combo.

Now to the recipe.......




































Ingredients:

3/4 c Unsalted butter
3/4 c Semi sweet chocolate chips or cooking chocolate
2 tsp Instant coffee powder
1 c All purpose flour
1 c Granulated sugar
2 Large eggs
1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
2 tbsp Cocoa powder
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 c Chopped Walnuts



































Method:

1.Double boil the chocolate chips,butter and instant coffee till the chocolate and butter melts well.Allow it to cool.
2.Sift the flour,cocoa powder,baking powder and salt.
3.In a bowl pour the chocolate and butter mixture.
4.Add eggs one by one and beat after each addition with a balloon whisk.
5.Add the sugar and mix well.
6.Add the vanilla essence and mix well.
7.Now add the flour mixture and mix well.
8.Now mix the walnuts into this batter.



















9.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
10.Grease a square baking tin and line it with parchment paper.
11.Pour the batter to the tin.
12.Bake at 180 degree C for 30 to 35 mins.
13.When tested with a tooth pick there should be some crumbs of the brownies on it.
14.Cool it and serve with vanilla ice cream or as it is.
15.Enjoy the brownies!!!!!!!

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!!!!!!!

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Chocolate Sponge With Coffee Cream And Walnut Topping

The combination of chocolate and coffee is awesome..............chocolate sponge with coffee cream was really tasty.This cake was so soft.Made in two 6" pans.So got a 4 layered cake.....I couldn't take the inner portion of the cake because after cutting the cake  I couldn't get even a piece to take a pic.........
This cake is to celebrate Mother's Day.........Happy Mother's Day To All Lovely Mother's.........


















Ingredients:

3/4c All purpose Flour
2tbsp Corn Flour
1/2c Cocoa powder
6 Eggs
1c Sugar
1tsp Vanilla essence
1/2tsp Baking powder
1/4tsp Baking soda
2tbsp Oil

For Filling:

4Sachets Dream Whip Powder
1c Cold milk
1tsp Coffee Powder
1tsp Cocoa Powder
Toasted walnuts for topping
Chocolate rice for decorating


















Method:

For Cake:

1.Sieve the all purpose flour,corn flour ,baking powder and baking soda and keep aside.
2.In a bowl beat the eggs and sugar till creamy and increases its volume.
3.Now add the vanilla essence and mix well.
4.Now add the flour mix little by little and fold in well.
5.Add the oil and mix .
6.Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
7.Grease two 6" round pans.
8.Pour the batter equally in 2 pans.
9.Bake this at 175 degree C for 15 mins or till the tester comes out clean.
10.Allow the cakes to cool totally.

For The Filling:

1.In a bowl put the dreamwhip powder.
2.Mix the coffee power with the cold milk.
3.Now pour this to the dreamwhip powder and beat well till very fluffy and holds well.
4.Add a little vanilla essence to this and mix well.
5.For the star decorations add 1tsp cocoa powder to this cream and mix well and use for the decoration.

Assembling the cake:

1.Cut the cakes into 2 portion.
2.Spread the coffee cream on each layer and top with the other layer.
3.Now spread the cream all over the cake and cover fully.
4.put the chocolate rice on the sides.
5.Decorate the cake with coffee and cocoa cream stars.
6.Top the cake with toasted walnuts coarsely powdered.
7.Refrigerate the cake for 2 hrs till set.
8.Slice and enjoy.

U can even put some walnuts in each layer also.

Sending this to the event "Only - Cooking with Chocolate" by Pari of Foodelicious 


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