BlackCurrant Cake

BlackCurrant Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 60

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • 2 cups self-raising flour

  • 3/4 th cup caster sugar

  • 150gm softened butter

  • 4 eggs (beaten)

  • 10pc washed and dried blackcurrants

  • For icing :- 4-5 tablespoons of neutral jelly

  • 3-4 tablespoons of blackcurrant crush

  • Pink and royal blue colour 1/4teaspoon each (just to mix with jelly so as to make colour of black currant)

  • Sugar water syrup 1 tablespoon each to be put in divided layers of cake

  • Green food colour for making leaves 1/4 teaspoon

  • Whipped cream 1 small bowl

Directions

  • 01

    Heat oven to 150C for 10 min (preheat)

  • 02

    Prepare baking tin, line with greaseproof paper if necessary. 

  • 03

    Cream the butter and sugar well. 

  • 04

    Add the beaten eggs and flour in small quantities beating well. 

  • 05

    Stir in the black currants gently

  • 06

    Pour into cake tin. 

  • 07

    Bake for 40 mins and test with a knife to check if it is cooked 

  • 08

    When knife comes out cleanly remove cake from oven and tip out on to a cake rack to cool 

  • 09

    Now cut the cake into 2 layers

  • 10

    Put sugar water syrup and then whipped cream on top

  • 11

    Add blackcurrant crush

  • 12

    Mix this way

  • 13

    Cover with another layer of cake, repeat the process if you are making it in 3 layers

  • 14

    Now put whipped cream on top

  • 15

    Shape it nicely

  • 16

    Using patri make the sides neat

  • 17

    This was it will come out

  • 18

    Now take a bowl add jelly

  • 19

    Put pink and blue colour inside

  • 20

    Mix it gently till a nice blackcurrant colour appears

  • 21

    Now comb the cake nicely from the sides

  • 22

    Put blackcurrant jelly on top

  • 23

    This way it should be free flow

  • 24

    Now take out carefully on a cardboard

  • 25

    Make roses

  • 26

    Place on cake

  • 27

    Repeat again and place the second rose

  • 28

    Make leaves using piping bag, put green colour with white whipped cream

  • 29

    Make a border below

  • 30

    Cake is ready

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