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Holi cake...For the Festival of colours

Holi cake...For the Festival of colours

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Ingredients

Serves

  • All purpose flour- 1 cup

  • Sugar- 1 cup

  • Eggs- 3

  • Butter- 12 cups

  • Baking powder- 1 tsp

  • Baking soda- 12 tsps

  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp

  • Food colors-I used yellow, green, magenta, and blue

  • Water- 12 cups

  • Sugar- 12 cups

  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp

  • Whipping cream- 3 cups

  • Confectioner's sugar- 1cup

  • Vanilla extract- 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees

  • 02

    Grease and line an 8" pan

  • 03

    Mix all purpose flour, baking powder and baking soda and keep aside

  • 04

    Beat egg and sugar till light and fluffy ( approx 2-3 minutes)

  • 05

    Add butter and beat

  • 06

    Add flour and vanilla extract and mix well

  • 07

    Divide the batter in 4 parts in separate bowls

  • 08

    Add one food color to each bowl

  • 09

    Pour the batter from one bowl in the center of the pan

  • 10

    Pour batter from another bowl on top of the first batter

  • 11

    Keep pouring the batter on top of the previous batter until you are out of batter

  • 12

    Tap the pan on the slab once

  • 13

    Bake for 30-35 minutes

  • 14

    Cool the cake in the pan for 5 minutes

  • 15

    Take out from the pan and cool on a cooling rack

  • 16

    Soaking syrup

  • 17

    Mix all the ingredients and cool

  • 18

    Whipped cream

  • 19

    Add all the ingredients in a bowl and whip till cream forms stiff peaks

  • 20

    Assembly

  • 21

    When the cake is cooled, cut it into half

  • 22

    Brush one half with half of the soaking syrup and spread 1 cup of whipped cream on top of it

  • 23

    Cover with the other half

  • 24

    Brush with the remaining soaking syrup

  • 25

    Cover with a layer of frosting ( this is called crumb coat )

  • 26

    Decorate the cake with the remaining cream

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