Friday, July 31, 2009

Cakes for the School Fete



Devils Food Cake

115g butter
115g dark chocolate
115g golden syrup
55g brown sugar
½ tsp bicarbonate soda
4 tablespoons of milk
225g self-raising flour
Pinch of salt
1 egg

Gently melt together butter, chocolate, syrup and sugar, stirring regularly. Set aside to cool. Dissolve soda in milk. Sift flour and salt together. Beat in the chocolate, milk and egg. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 for 30 minutes.

Let Cool and Ice

Icing

1cup of chocolate
1 cup of cream

Melt chocolate take off heat and beat in cream. Spread on cake.


They went to the school in box's we had decorated with pictures from various school activities. The ribbon was made out of candy strap and the coat of arms in marzipan.



Carrot Cake

1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/3 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
3 cups grated carrot
1 cup of chopped walnuts
2 ½ cups of self raising flour
½ teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
2 teaspoons of mixed spice
Juice and zest of one orange

Beat together wet ingredients, add carrot and walnuts then add dry ingredients
Place in lined cake pan place in a 180 oven

Let cool before icing

Icing

30g butter
80g Softened Cream cheese
1 ½ cups of icing sugar
Zest of an orange

Beat all ingredients together until smooth


1 comment:

  1. I would say "Success Crowns Effort" is a nice summation of your cake-making process!

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