Saturday, April 17, 2010

Trial Cake for Advays Birthday - Madeira Cake/3 Balloons Cake

Of all the cakes i have tried so far,i guess Madeira Cake is the best for decoration,i tried the recipe of Madeira from my Cakebook.
Recipe Name Madeira Cake
Recipe source cakebook
baking temperature 160 degree centigrade
baking time 40 mins
Ingredient needed
225gm all purpose flour
one tsp baking powder
225 gm butter
225gm caster sugar
grated rind of lemon
one tsp vanilla extract
4 eggs
Preheat the oven to 160 degree
grease and line 20cm/8inch pan
sift all purpose flour and baking powder and keep aside
cream the butter,keep adding caster sugar 30ml/2tbsp at a time until light and fluffy.
stir in lemon rind and vanilla extract
add the eggs one at a time ,beating for one minute after each addition
add the flour mixture and stir until just combined
pour the cake mixture into the prepared tin and tap lightly to level
bake for 40 mins till metal skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.
For the decoration,
thing needed
edible silver balls
how i did
slit the cake into two parts
spread fudge frosting and sandwhich both the layers
spread thin layer of royal icing on cake top
followed by sugarpaste icing
with help of marzipan shape out three balloon shape 
colour into three different colour 
place on the cake top
with royal icing pipe in thread of ballon.
This cake is off for Bake Off hosted by Stories from an Indian Kitchen 
Happy Weekend frens,cee you all soon,..:-)


sangeeta said...

3 baloons means a third birthday...many happy wishes in advance...

Indian Khana said...

Cake looks colourful..Happy Birthday to Advay...

Priya Suresh said...

Cake looks super cute...Wishing Advay a happy birthday..

Unknown said...

happy birthday.lovely cake ,luks very soft...

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy cake...nice one

Deepa G Joshi said...

hey the cake looks so the idea of 3 balloons..happy birthday Advay..

Harini said...

super cake i like the decoration..happy birthday to Advay!

Unknown said...

Good job Priyanka :)

Yasmeen said...

Beautiful cake!Best wishes for the little guy :D

Unknown said...

pretty cake..

Spice said...

Lovely cake & birthday wishes to Advay (we too have advay in our family, his nephew) & guess what I'm also somewhere in the middle of planning a b'day cake for my daughters b'day.....

Ms.Chitchat said...

Very delicious and gorgeous looking cake. Birthday wishes to Advay

M D said...

Birthday wishes to Advay... Nice to see u make sugar paste, marzipan, etc for a nice b'day cake. It must be fun. I haven't been good at cake decoration yet. Need to learn that!

PranisKitchen said...

what a yummy cake..really liked the decorations.

Champa said...

Priyanka, Cake looks adorable Thanks for all the three entries.