Thursday, July 22, 2010

EGGLESS ORANGE WONDER

Colour colour what colour do you choose???ORANGE.Wondering what i am talking about?? well ,remembered the game the little kids play and ORANGE was the answer of one kid.One look at the colour and i decided to bake a cake with orange. This cake is really very soft and inviting.Adapted from a cookbook by NITA MEHTA.........
This is an soft eggless cake topped with a little frosting and orange sauce

INGREDIENTS FOR THE CAKE

All purpose flour 1 3/4 cup(1+3/4)

Butter 3/4 cup

Sugar 3/4 cup( powdered)

Baking powder 1 1/2 tsp(one and half)

Baking soda 3/4 tsp

Orange squash 6 tbsp

Milk 3/4 cup

ORANGE SAUCE
1/2 cup orange juice

2 tbsp Honey

1 tbsp corn flour

Mix all the ingredients and cook it on a slow flame till it attains a coating texture. cool it


PREPARATION

Sift maida, baking powder and baking soda together.
In a bowl cream butter and powdered sugar till fluffy
Add milk and beat again
Now add the orange squash and beat further till very creamy.
When you add the milk and squash and start beating, the mixture might look as if it is curdling. IGNORE this and beat further till it attains a rich creamy texture.
Now add flour and beat further.
Grease a ring mould or a cake mould 8" and scoop the batter into it
Bake the cake at 180C for 25 minutes
The cake will shrink from the side and will spring back when touched
Cool it on a wire rack
When completely cool drizzle the orange sauce on it alternatively with the butter cream frosting.
Now whats the need to bake a cake today????????

This is for my brother who is in U.S. and whose birthday happens to be today. So what better way can there be, than to wish him"A happy birthday with a cake!!!"
THIS IS FOR YOU VIJAI:-)



sending this to CHAMPA'S WEEKLY BAKE OFF