Saturday, March 28, 2009

Fadhly Iqram's Birthday Cake

This was the cake that I made for Iqram's birthday. Almost every birthday I will make this as it is the all time favourites of my family. Inside out even the butter cream also chocolate... here is the recipe...

250g butter
270g fine sugar
1 tbsp ovalette
6 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
250g top flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

For paste:-
50g cocoa powder
3/4 cup water
50g fine sugar
1 tbsp nescafe(optional) (I used coffee emulco)
mixed the paste ingredients

Beat butter, sugar, vanilla essence and ovalette till 'kembang' and add eggs 1 by 1.
Add flour which has been mixed with baking powder and bicarbonate of soda alternately with paste mixture.Stir well
Preheat oven and bake at 170c/160c degrees for 30 minutes and bring down the temperature to 150c degrees and bake for another 30 minutes or till cooked.

250g dark cooking chocolate
200g whipping cream
1 tbsp butter

Using double boiler method cook whipping cream till hot(not until boil), add in butter,cooking chocolate and stir till chocolate melt. let it cool down before decorate the cake.

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