Monday, November 10, 2014

Hidden Heart Valentine's Cake


Any one don't like Chocolate cake and frosting Cake ? There is one person i know is my hubby.If so what cake i can bake for his birthday? . Simple vanilla cake ? No i want to bake something special for his birthday.While googling i came across this valentine cake recipe. So i thought why can't i bake this surprise cake? Its cool right.Its simple and easy to bake.







Recipe Source : Here
Ingredients

For Pink / Red Loaf cake

Self Raising Flour                        175g

Butter                                            175g

Sugar                                            175g

Egg                                               3 Nos

Baking Powder                            1/4 tsp

Vanilla Extract                             1 tsp                

Pink / Red food Color

Method

Preheat the oven to 350F. Line and grease the Loaf pan.

In a mixing bowl , sift together the baking powder and flour.

Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy and light.Add one egg at a time and beat well.

Add vanilla extract and combine well. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients gradually.

Add food color until you get desire shade. Pour the batter into prepared loaf pan and bake it 40 -45 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean.

Cool in the tin for 10 minutes and then transfer to wire rack. Once cooled slice and cut into heart shape using cookie cutter.


For white Pound cake

Self Raising Flour                        175g

Butter                                            175g

Sugar                                            175g

Egg                                               3 Nos

Baking Powder                            1/4 tsp

Vanilla Extract                             1 tsp              

Method

Preheat the oven to 350F. Line and grease the Loaf pan.

In a mixing bowl , sift together the baking powder and flour.

Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy and light.Add one egg at a time and beat well.

Add vanilla extract and combine well. Fold in the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients gradually.

Add small amount of batter into tin and then line the heart shaped cut outs in a row with 2cm wide.



Spoon over the remaining batter and make sure heart cut outs are covered.

Bake it 40 -45 minutes or until tooth pick comes out clean.Cool it on a wire rack and then slice it.

Note

If you don't have a self raising flour , combine 1 cup APF with 1 tbsp of corn flour.

While baking i converted the grams into cups and below is the Cup conversion for measurement in grams.

APF     /Self Raising Flour         1 1/3 cup + 1 tbsp

Corn Flour                                   1 tbsp(Omit if using Self raising flour)

Butter                                          12 tbsp or 11/2 stick

Sugar                                           3/4 cup + 2 tbsp

Sugar                                            175g

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