Monday, April 12, 2010

Eggless Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Icing n Praline

Its been pretty long time i got shifted here... I haven't got a oven for baking.... But I dont have the feel bad thing in me bcoz I got a chance to try out the Cooker Cake... I took the recipe from Ria but the icing part I did from Divya's Blog.

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Mind Me it was awesome.... :)
We need :
Cooking Oil -3 tbsp, Flour-50g, Sugar-50g, Baking Soda -1tsp,Vanilla Essence- 1 tsp, milk - 1 cup
Method:




Beat oil and sugar till it melts.

Then add milk,  flour ,vanilla essence and beat till it forms a real thick batter

Pour into a prepared round tin and bake in an empty pressure cooker {without the weight} for 5 mins on high flame and then reduce the flame to medium high and bake for 20 mins. [You must place a steel ring in the bottom]

Open the lid and check it with skewer to see if the cake is done.

Take the tin out of the cooker and let it cool in tin for atleast 10 mins.

Remove the cake from the tin and let it cool completely on a wire rack..


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Chocolate Icing: Source (Divya's Blog)



Butter or margarine – 1/4cup

Hershey’s Cocoa – 1/3 cup

Powdered sugar – 1.5 cups

Milk – 1/4 cup

Mix butter and powdered sugar to a smooth paste like consistency.

Add milk if you need to make it a bit more thinner.

I reduced the qtty to Divya's Icing ( even though i did this i had some extra Icing which i have stored in my fridge)

Praline :
Butter-1 tbsp

Cashewnuts-2 tbsp

Sugar-3 tbsp

Caramelise sugar on a medium flame till golden brown.

Add nuts & butter to it and mix well.

Pour onto a tissue paper and let it cool completely.

Crush them into tiny bits.
Sugar Syrup - Diluted Sugar - 1/4th cup

Assembly Of the Cake:

Cut the cake horizontally into 2 or 3 {I cut it into 2} 

Pour some Sugar syrup over the Cake (say may be 3 tbsp over every slice)

Sandwich each layer with 3-4 tbsp of chocolate icing.

Sprinkle some praline in between the layers.

Spread the remaining icing on top.

Sprinkle the crushed praline on top.

Cut and serve.


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Signing of


24 comments:

Deepa said...

hey this looks so yummy..great treat..even I have a cooker cake recipe on my blog..I tried a bit different process but still allz well that ends well..

Sushma Mallya said...

wow cooker cake looks superb aps, i have not tried it this way..but looks so moist and perfect....wow such a beautiful cake with yummy icing...and i hope your feeling absolutely fine now...

Priti said...

Looks awesome....and nice clicks....

notyet100 said...

delicious,..

simply.food said...

I never knew you cook cake in this way.Do you not put water in the cooker??Wont the cooker burn if it is heated dry??I must say cake looks amazing.

Aps said...

Thank U all
Sushma i m far better thn tht day...
@ simply food... No as we r not closing it with the weight and no ring it will not burn.....but i case u r baking it nd u have a doubt tht it will burn u can just add 1/2 cup of water for safety

Priya said...

Feel like grabbing that piece, looks fabulous..beautiful cooker cake!!

sreevijii said...

never heard of cooker cake.Yours looks like oven cake so perfect and theres nothing in this world like chocolate:)))

Ria Mathew said...

It has turned out beautiful! Good job Aparna!!

xx

Parita said...

Wow thats yummy cake! Perfectly baked and sliced :)

Uma said...

Hi Aps,
delicious cake! My Mom makes cake using a cooker .. i havent tried yet..
loved the panak and pachadi too.. many days passed i didnt make it.
Even am a Mangalorean! your blog has authentic South Canara recipes.
Cheers,

Nithya said...

Absolutely yummy cake. looks damn tempting :)

I have a very silly doubt. But anyways let me ask you. Its better to clear it then keep pondering over it. Empty cooker???!!! does that mean we don't need to add water at the bottom????? I know its weird to ask. Anyways let me.. I am still an amateur cook.

simply.food said...

Thanks for answering the query I will try this method out.

Nithya said...

and by the ring you mean the rubber gasket right????

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. really yummy & awesome..

jayasri said...

First time here, that's a lovely cake, looks very yummy that too! eggless, I have one cooker cake recipe from my sister's book, never tried it, I am scared I don't know how it works out!!, your's look so perfect

Aps said...

Thank U All....
@Nithya... yeh empty cooker means without water.... nd ring means the gasket... nd even m an amateur cook dont worry we can always clear our doubt nd its nothing silly... Thank u for asking :)

Aps said...

Nd Nithya U can check in between bcoz u r not adding water nd not placing weight... I hope ur doubt is cleared... if so do ask me i m always ready to answer

Valarmathi said...

Beautiful cake, looks tempting and delicious.

Suma Rajesh said...

hey yaar..ur fluffy cake came out soo good in cooker..very tempting snaps.

Gulmohar said...

Beautiful...cake looks spongy and yumm..loved the icing too :-)

Suma said...

Gotta try this cake for sure!! Looks so delicious!!

nivedita said...

Wow,
I think I can go on eating it forever!!
Beautiful peace of cake!!!
Thanks for sharing. Bookmarked it. Going to try it soon, I loved the icing and caramelize!!

Ramya said...

The cakes looks lovely! Bookmarked the recipe.