Tag Archives: cake

How to Make Root Beer Float Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Root Beer Float Cake: For the cake: 3 cups cake flour 1 cup butter 4 eggs 1 cup milk 2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp root beer extract 1 ½ tbsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 ½ tsp water ½ tsp salt For the vanilla ... Read More »

How to Bake Donauwelle

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 90 mins Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Donauwelle: For the pudding layer: 1 cup + 1 ½ tbsp butter, cubed and softened 1 package vanilla pudding mix 1 ¾ cup + 1 ½ tbsp milk 2 tbsp granulated sugar For the cake layer: 3 cups all purpose flour 4 eggs Pinch of salt 2 ... Read More »

How to Make Hummingbird Cake

Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 50 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make  Hummingbird Cake: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 3 ripe bananas, chopped 1 cup whole pecans ½ cup fresh pineapple, finely chopped 3 eggs, at room temperature 1 ¼ tsp baking soda 1 ¾ cups granulated sugar ½ tsp salt ½ tsp nutmeg, ... Read More »

How to Make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make White Chocolate and Chestnut Torte: 2 oz plain white chocolate, broken into chunks 2 oz chestnut puree, sweetened 1 tbsp granulated sugar 2 eggs, separated 2 oz unsalted butter ½ oz plain flour Large pinch cream of tartar For the topping: 2 oz plain chocolate, finely grated ... Read More »

How to Bake Fruit Dripping Cake

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: over 2 hours Ingredients needed to make Fruit Dripping Cake: For the cake: 8 oz mixed dried fruits 8 oz whole meal flour 4 eggs, slightly beaten 3 ½ oz clarified beef dripping ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 8 fl oz water ¼ tsp ground allspice ¼ tsp ground nutmeg ... Read More »

How to Make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle

Serves: 8 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Drunken Prune-Mascarpone Trifle: For the prunes: 60 prunes, pitted 1 vanilla bean, split longitudinally, seeds scraped out, pod reserved 1 ½ cups tawny port 2 ¼ cups dry red wine Two 3’’ cinnamon sticks 1 cup + 2 tbsp granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt To assemble: ... Read More »

How to Bake Paneer Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ cake Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Paneer Pound Cake: ¾ cup fresh paneer or ricotta, drained ¾ cup cake flour 60 gm unsalted butter, diced 1 egg ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp lemon juice For the ricotta: 1 litre milk 2 ts fresh lemon juice ... Read More »

How to Bake Amaretto Pound Cake

Yields: one 9’’ loaf Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make Amaretto Pound Cake: For the cake: 2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 4 large eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup store-brought amaretto ½ tsp fine salt 1 tsp vanilla extract For the ... Read More »

How to Bake Pandoro

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 6 hours Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Pandoro: For the starter: ½ cup all purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup warm water 1 large egg yolk 1 packet active dry yeast For the cake: 3 cups all purpose flour 8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened and chopped into small dices ¾ tsp orange ... Read More »

How to Bake Rum Babas

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 mins+ 1 ½ hours (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Rum Babas: For the babas: 8 oz strong flour 4 ½ tbsp milk One package (7 gm) instant yeast 2 eggs 3 ½ oz butter, softened 2 oz sugar, plus more for dusting ½ tsp salt For the syrup: 4 tbsp dark rum ... Read More »