Brown Sugar Butter Cake

This cake base goes well for recipes calling for caramel/butterscotch type of flavors.Preparation time:45 minutesServes:2  9 inch cakes.Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoon baking powder3/4 teaspoon salt2 sticks of butter, at room temperature1/4 cups granulated sugar1 cups light or dark brown sugar4 large eggs1 cups milk2 teaspoon pure vanilla extractProcedure:1.Preheat oven to 325 F(If using aluminum... Continue Reading →

Chiffon Cake

Ever wondered how bakeries make the ultra spongy cakes with cream and strawberries? Its a Chiffon cake,very  little flour is used in this recipe and extra eggs are whipped to give it a super airy and spongy texture.Use the recipe for your favorite cakes.Preparation time:1 hourserves:2 9 inch cakesIngredients:8 eggs at room temperature2 cups powdered... Continue Reading →

Strawberries and Cream Cake aka Strawberry Cake

Strawberries and Cream is an american favorite flavor.This cake combines the super spongy Chiffon cake with whipped cream and strawberries to create a light and delicious dessert. I'm baking this for my husbands birthday this year.Preparation time: 1 1/2 hourServes:1 9 inch iced CakeIngredients:1 Pint fresh strawberries(slice half of them and keep the other half)1... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Sponge Cake

Chocolate sponge cake can be used in cakes where in you need to cut them to shapes or just layer it with icing/cake frosting.This goes with a ton of flavors like white chocolate buttercream,any ganache,dark chocolate icings,strawberry,cherry,raspberry buttercream etc.I made this for my husbands 30th birthday,the number 3 was a chocolate sponge cake with white... Continue Reading →

Tiramisu Cake

I have posted a traditional tiramisu before.Here is a variation if you want it to hold in the shape of a cake.I have used ready made ladyfingers,I will do a post on how to make lady fingers at home at a later time.Ladyfingers are nothing but a type of sponge cake which is soaked in... Continue Reading →

Mango Mousse Cake

I think Mango Mousse Cake is one of the favorites for every Indian, It reminds everyone of the ripe and juicy mangoes they had growing up during the summer months. Not to say India has one of the best tasting mangoes in the world. Mousse is like a custard except that it sets firmly still... Continue Reading →

Basic Vanilla Sponge Cake

Sponge cake is used as the base for most preparations of cakes.It is often covered with an icing like buttercream,chocolate ganache etc to complete a cake for special occasions.This recipe itself isn't too sweet so that it can balance the sweetness of the cream you use to cover it.Preparation time:45 minutesServes:1 9 inch sponge cakeIngredients:1 cup all... Continue Reading →

Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches is a Mexican milk cake.Tres means three and Leches means milk,that uses heavy cream(or whole milk),condensed milk and evaporated milk.This liquid is poured onto the cake and thus making it a creamy deliciousness.Preparation time:2 hoursServes:12Ingredients:1 1/2  cup flour6 eggs1 1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1/3 cup milk1 teaspoon bourbon vanilla extract1 cup crushed... Continue Reading →

White Chocolate Mousse Cake

A mousse is a thick and creamy,airy and fluffy food which can be sweet or savory.The sweet ones are made with eggs,cream or fruit.The savory kind usually called as Pate are made with liver,fish or eggs.My brother is a die hard fan of White chocolate mousse,My husband doesn't like white chocolate too much,so I thought Id meet them... Continue Reading →

Banana Sponge Cake with Coconut ButterCream

This is a banana sponge cake layered with grape preserves and coconut buttercream.Topped with a cake dome covered in fondant and baby legs are molded out of rice crispies and covered in fondant.Preparation time:1 hour for the cake,2 Hour for the decorServes:8-10 slicesCoconut buttercream recipe Ingredients:2 cups flour1 1/4 cup sugar4 ripe bananas mashed1 teaspoon baking... Continue Reading →

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