Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Fresh cream Fruit Cake

Ingredients for Orange cake: 
  • 6 Eggs  
  • 1 cup All purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp melted butter (optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tbsp Orange Zest (scraped skin)
  • A pinch of salt
  • Baking tray
  • Non stick spray

Ingredients for decorating:
  • 1 pint Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 drops  Yellow food color
  • 1 cup Sugar  
  • 1 Orange
  • 1 Kiwi fruit
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Separate the egg whites from egg yolks and whisk the egg whites in the hand mixer, until the whites turn fluffy and stand.
  3. Now whisk the yolks also separately, to it add sugar and butter, blend them well.
  4. Take the yolk mixture and gently fold in to the egg whites, so that the egg whites does not loose its texture.
  5. In a bowl add the flour, baking powder and salt. sieve them together so they easily fold into the egg mixture.
  6. Now slowly add the flour in to the egg mixture and mix very gently. See that no lumps are formed.
  7. Now add the orange zest and vanilla extract and mix well.
  8. Divide this into two portion and spread this mixture on the oil sprayed round baking tray and tap it little to spread evenly and bake it in the oven for 20mins.
  9. Remove and repeat with other cake mixture.
  10. Check by putting a toothpick or knife through  the cake.ti should come out clean only then the cake is done.
  11. This is the Orange Cake.
  12. Now we have two sheets of cake.
  13. Allow the cakes to cool completely.
Method for Decorating:
  1. Take a bowl add the heavy whipping cream, sugar and food color.
  2. Whip with an electric beater until the soft peaks are formed.
  3. Now place one sheet of cake on a flat plate and cover with the whipped cream.
  4. Now replace the other sheet on top of it and cover completely with whipped cream.
  5. Now using your cake decorating cone, design your cake.
  6. Now remove the pulp from the oranges and peel the skin of kiwi and slice it.
  7. Decorate these fruit pieces on the cake.
  8. Chill the cake and then serve.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely cake...looks like bakery made...tempting


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