Category: Cakes

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Open Book Cake / Chocolate Mud Cake

Last month was my little one Shayaan‘s 6th birthday. He enjoys collecting and reading books. So for this year’s birthday cake we chose ” open book” as the theme… Ingredients: For Chocolate Mud Cake: 2 cups plain flour1/2 cup cocoa powder2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt3/4 cup water250 gm unsalted butter, at […]

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Coconut Banana Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut 2 tbsp chopped almonds Preparation: Preheat the oven to 190 degree celcius. Grease a cake tin with […]

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Neapolitan Purse / Handbag Cake

                      I made this cake 2 months ago, for my daughter Safa‘s 10th birthday…It is a purse/ handbag shaped Neapolitan cake with layers of 3 flavours- chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.. You can layer the cakes in any order you prefer… Ingredients: For Neapolitan Cake: 2 […]

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Sprinkle Lamingtons

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1 1/4 cup castor sugar 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup milk 3 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 60 ml vinegar 2 tsp vanilla essence 2 tsp baking soda For Chocolate Coating: 350 gm icing sugar 60 gm cocoa powder 180 ml boiling water 2 cups of coloured sprinkles Preparation: […]

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Twix Cake

Ingredients: For Vanilla Loaf: 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt 55 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla essence For Caramel Sauce: 150 gm / 3/4 cup sugar 75 gm unsalted butter 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp fresh cream […]

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Polka Dot Basket Cake

                     Alhamdulillah… Today I reached the milestone of posting 1000 recipes in my blog. What initially started as a space for saving my tried recipes for future reference, turned out to be a passion for active blogging. My heartfelt thanks for all of you for your […]

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Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 113 gm unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup milk, at room temperature Chocolate icing/ frosting: 3 1/2 cups icing sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 3 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 […]

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Eggless Dates Cake

               For Muslim Food Bloggers group challenge, this month’s theme is ” Cooking with Dates” – where dates is used as a core ingredient… In my draft, I already had an Eggless Dates Cake which I had prepared when my hubby completed a challenge in learning something he was […]

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Pink Ombre Doll Cake

                  My daughter, Sheza turned six last month.  I prepared this ombre doll cake for her birthday with her favourite color, pink… Ingredients: For Cake: 2 1/2 cup plain flour 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 4 eggs 1 1/4- 1 […]

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Strawberry Mini Dome Cakes

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups plain flour 2 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt 115 gm butter 1- 1 1/4 cup caster sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 3/4 cup strawberry puree Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease the mini dome pan with cooking spray and keep it aside. In a […]