One should bake up something for every occasion. Celebrate a birthday ,festival, achievement, success…anything..by baking a stunning cake.
For me baking is a therapy !
Here goes this simple foolproof cake recipe…..
100 gm Butter.
130 gm Sugar.
150 gm Flour(maida).
1tsp Baking Powder.
1tsp Orange/Pineapple/Rose/Mixed Fruit Essence.
Few drops Yellow,Green and Rose Red Colour.
Grease baking tin with melted butter,here I have used bread loaf tin.
Sieve together flour and baking powder thrice.
Cream butter and sugar with electric blender till it becomes light and fluffy.
Add egg one at a time,continue beating.
Add essence,mix well.
Start Preheating oven.
Fold in flour.Batter should be of dropping consistency.(when droped from spoon,should fall down smoothly)
Add little milk if required.
Divide in 3 parts.Add colours to each part separately,mix well.
Add batter to tin,one on top of other,swirl a knife through the batter for effect.
Bake at 180degreeC for 30 to 35 minutes.
Insert a small knife in center to check if baked properly(knife should come out clean)
Remove from tin and let it cool completely.
Cut into pieces and serve.Can be stored in airtight container up to 5 days.
Happy Cooking !!!