Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Fruit Cake items

Raisins Cherry Cake
Ingredients :
Raisins - 1cup
Cherries sliced - 1/2cup
Rum - 1/2cup
Refined flour - 11/2cups
Baking powder - 3tsp
Salt - a pinch
Powdered sugar - 3/4cup
Butter or Ghee - 3/4cup
Egg - 2nos
Vanila essence - 1tsp
For Icing :
Icing Sugar - 1cup
Milk - 11/2tbs
Vanilla essence - 1/4tsp
Method of Preparation:
Mix cherries and raisins with rum. Keep on fire and remove when it begins to boil. Keep it for a night, so that the fruits will soak up the rum. Sieve the flour, baking powder salt and powdered sugar together. Add ghee and mix it well. Beat the eggs till fluffy. Add this to the flour-ghee mixture and mix. Pour vanilla essence and the prepared fruit solution to it and stir well. Pour the cake mixture in a greased ring mould. Bake for at least 45 minutes or till the cake is done. When cool, gently turn the cake out. Beat the ingredients for icing till light and fluffy. Pour this over the prepared cake and bake it before use. Decorate the cake by topping with grated chocolate over the icing.

Spunch Cake

Refined flour - 125gm

Soda powder - 1/2tsp

Baking powder - 1/2tsp

Egg - 4nos
Sugar - 125gm
Butter - 1tsp

Orange juice - 2dsp

Ground orange skin - 1/4tsp

Grated lime skin - 2pinch

Vanilla essence - 1/2tsp

Warm milk - 1/4cup

Method of Preparation:
Mix all the 1st ingredients and sieve. Beat the eggs till light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat again. Mix the 4th ingredients together. Alternately add the 1st and 4th ingredients into the egg mixture and mix well.
Warm lightly the milk and the butter and add it to the cake mixture. Pour this to a greased vessel. Bake the cake in the preheated oven, 400oF, for about 20 minutes.

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