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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Pineapple sponge cake with whipped cream

  • This cake holds a special place in my heart as it is my very first celebration cake :)
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  • ingredients:
  • Sponge 
  • eggs - 4
  • sugar powdered - 1cup
  • all purpose flour- 1cup
    corn flour- 2 tablespoon
    baking powder- 1tsp 
  • salt - 1 pinch 
  • vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  • Filling/Topping: 
  • whipping cream: 400 ml
  • icing sugar - 3-4 Tbsp 
  • mixed fruit Bits - 1 cup
  • fruits for decoration
  • Sugar syrup:
  • boil 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar for 1 minute after it start boiling.

Method:
  • Preheat oven to 190deg C , reduce to 180deg C after 10 mins of putting the cake in.
  • Grease and line a round 9 inch cake pan
  • Sift the flour + baking powder + salt + cornflour 3 times.
  • Beat the eggs and sugar well with beater for 10 minutes.
  • Add vanilla essence and and beat for 1 min.
  • Gently fold in the sifted flour.
  • Turn gently into tin and bake for 30-35mins till done.
  • Once done, remove from tin after 5 mins and leave on rack to cool completely. Cut horizontally into 3 layers.

  • Filling:
  • Whip whipping cream with 4tbs pwdrd sugar until thick and holds peaks.
  • Reserve 1/2 for icing the top.
  • In the remainder of the cream ,fold in the chopped fruit bits.
  • Place the bottom most layer of the sponge on your serving platter, put sugar syrup all over cake. do not put too much otherwise cake will become soggy. spread 1/2 of the whipped cream and bits mixture over it.

  • Place the middle layer over this, put sugar surup and repeat with the rest of the fruit cream.
  • cover the whole cake with some sugar syrup and then with whipped cream evenly. 

  • decorate with fruits on top of cake as per your choice of decoration

  • Chill well before serving.
  • Please leave your queries and questions I'll be more than happy to answer.
  • feedback and suggestions are most welcome :)

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