Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Tic Tac Toe Cake

Yesterday noon i finally decided to deck up sponge cake and this how my first done cake looked
This is what i could come up with sponge cake is coated with sugarpaste icing ,tic tac toe design is done by coloured marzipan finally i mixed in pink colour to royal icing and did some design ,
Victoria Sponge Cake
preparation time 10 mins
baking time 20 mins
Ingredient for Victorian Sponge Cake
three fourth cup butter
three fourth cup confectioners sugar
three egg beaten with vanilla extract
one and a half cup self rising flour sifted
Preheat the oven to 180 degree centigrade
grease the cake tin and line the base with paper,grease and keep aside
Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl
gently beat in egg and vanilla followed by flour
when the ingredients are combined transfer in the prepared tin
Bake for 20 mins and leave to cool.
two cups ground almond
half cup superfine sugar
one cup confectioners sugar sifted
one egg lightly beaten
one tbsp lemon juice
mix the almond with the superfine and confectioner sugar in a bowl
work in egg and lemon juice till the mixture is fairly stiff
turn on a lightly sugared work surface and knead gently for few minutes till smooth
wrap in a plastic wrap and keep aside
Sugar paste icing
one egg white
two tbsp liquid glucose warmed
625 gm confectionar sugar shifted
In a mixing bowl mix egg white with liquid glucose 
once mixed add confectioners sugar with spoon 
knead the paste gently into a ball 
plastic wrap and keep aside 
Royal Icing
one egg white
250 gm icing sugar sifted
put egg white in a mixing bowl
beat in icing sugar a little at a time
till the icing is firm and glossy and forms peak when the spoon is pulled out
cover the bowl with damp cloth for few minutes before use.
This Cake is off for Bake Off event hosted by Stories form an Indian Kitchen
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