Monday, July 21, 2008
Vanilla Cream Cake
4 egg yolks
75g melted butter
30g fine sugar
1/2tsp vanilla essence
120g top/cake flour
1/4tsp baking powder
4 egg whites
70g fine sugar
1/4tsp cream of tartar
200g whipping cream (whipped)
50g piping jelly
3 difference colours of food colouring
1.Preheat oven at 175C.
2.Use a hand whisk and mix (A) together.
3.Sift (B) and mix into (A).
4.Stir till well combined and leave aside.
5.Use a cake mixer and whisk the egg whites and cream of tartar till frothy.
6.Gradually add in the sugar and whisk till stiff peaks form.
7.Fold in 1/4 of the meringue into the egg yolk mixture until combined.
8.Then fold in the rest of the meringue until well combined.
9.Pour batter into a line and greased 8" square tin.
10.Put in the oven and bake for 30-35mins.
11.Remove it from the pan and set aside to cool.
12.Slice cake horizontally into two pieces.
13.Spread with whipped cream and sandwich them together.
14.Spread whipped cream on top of the cake.
15.Divide piping jelly into 3 portions.
16.Mix colouring into individual portions and have fun decorating your cake.