What is your favorite cake recipe?

@magnet (2089)
United States
March 29, 2007 12:39am CST
I love to bake cakes. I am going to sign up for a cake decorating class. Please share your favorite cake recipes?
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@qouniq (1968)
• Malaysia
29 Mar 07
have you try any steamed cake? I love steamed cake as it is more last compare to the baked one. I have a recipe for chocolate moist cake here, hope you will like it. Steamed Chocolate cake Ingredients 1 cup cocoa powder 1 cup granulate sugar 1 cup condense milk 1 cup meted butter ½ cup sweetened concentrate condense milk 1 ¼ cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp soda bicarbonate 3 pcs eggs Method: Mix cocoa powder, sugar, condense milk, sweetened concentrate condense milk and butter into a saucepan on small fire sauté until all ingredients melted. Remove from fire and add flour, soda bicarbonate and baking powder. Beat the egg until the color turn to be light yellow before adding them into the flour and cocoa mixed. Mix well, and put the batter into a moulder pan but do not let it full – make it ½ only. Cover the moulder pan with the aluminum foil so no vapor drops while steaming. Steam the batter for about 1 ½ hours and let it cool after that. TOPPING - chocolate Ingredients 250 g Cooking chocolate } slice 1 table spoon margarine 130 ml double cream or whipping cream Some sugar to make it sweet Methods: Melt the chocolate using double-boiler. Remove from the heat and add the margarine, sugar and cream. Mix well. Pour the chocolate batter on the cake, leave it for a while until cold or you can keep it in the fridge before eating.
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@magnet (2089)
• United States
29 Mar 07
Wow, that's different and interesting. I've never heard of a steamed cake. I thought that the only way to make a cake is to bake it. I learn something new here everyday.
@220870 (249)
• India
1 Apr 07
I have mentioned this recipe in a similar discussion. Take 1cup wheat flour add 3/4tsp pf soda-bi-carb to it and sieve it thrice. Keep aside. In another vessel take 1 cup oil add 3/4 cup sugar to it, Now add add 2eggs and the wheat flour alternately add dry fruits like dates,walnuts,almond and cashwenuts etc.Beat thoroughly. Grate 1cup carrot add it to the above ingredients just before you put it in the oven to bake.Bake at 200 deg C for half an hour or more.
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29 Mar 07
I love marble cake and this is how I make it: Ingredients 6oz self raisng flour 6oz caster sugar (or sugar subsitute) 6oz margarine or butter 3 medium eggs 2 table spoons of cocoa 1. Preheat oven to gas mark 4 2. Cream together the sugar and margarine until light and fluffy 3. Add one beaten egg at a time to the mixture, mixing before adding the next egg 4. Sieve the flour in to the mixture and fold in 5. Into to a grease cake tin or loaf tin pour half the mixture 7. With the other half of the mixture add the cocoa and fold in, pour this on top of the plain mixture. 8. With a knife make a figure of 8 through the mixture. not too much to mix up the whole thing just once to make swirls in it 9. In the oven for 25 minutes and hey presto a lovely marble cake YUMMY!!!
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• United States
29 Mar 07
I love to bake cake.But I normally dont do frosting and decoration for my cake.Watching weight now a days.good luck with classes.
@magnet (2089)
• United States
29 Mar 07
I love cakes without frosting too.
• Hong Kong
14 Jul 07
Mine is this one: RICH MARBLED CHOCOLATE CAKE (Makes a 8 inches round cake) Ingredients 125g dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces 125g unsalted butter 125g sugar 2 eggs, beaten 155g all purpose flour 1 1/3 teaspoons baking powder 1/3 cup (80c.c.) milk 1 1/3 tablespoon brandy ½ tablespoons vanilla extract For Garnish 100g white chocolate, chopped 100g dark chocolate, chopped 5 tablespoons whipping cream Steps 1. Brush melted butter on the inside of a 8-inch round baking tin. Cover the inside of the side and the bottom with baking paper. Melt 125g dark chocolate with a double boiler, leave for later use. 2. Mix butter, sugar and beaten egg, a little at a time, in a bowl, mix well until smooth. Add in vanilla extract and mix well. 3. Sift all purpose flour into the mixture and add milk into it. Mix well until smooth. Add brandy and a little more vanilla extract, mix well. Divide the mixture into two, add the melted dark chocolate into 1 of them, mix well. 3. Pour the 2 mixtures, a little at a time, alternatively into the baking tin, stir the mixture with a long needle to form the marble pattern. 4. Preheat the oven at 180oC. Bake the cake at 180oC for 40 minutes. When the cake is done, remove from heat and let cool for 15 minutes. Turn it upside down to remove the cake from the baking tin. 5. To garnish, melt white chocolate with 2½ tablespoons whipping cream over a double boiler, and melt dark chocolate with the reminding 2½ tablespoons whipping cream over a double boiler. Scatter white chocolate mixture on top of the cake in large dots and scatter large dots of dark chocolate mixture next to the white chocolate dots. Stir the mixture with needle to form marble pattern. Ready to serve.
@sunshine4 (8709)
• United States
29 Mar 07
I like dump cake~ this one you can't decorate. It is a dry cake mix, a stick of butter, a can of pineapple with the juice and a can of cherrys. mix and bake. yummy with ice cream on top.