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Funfetti Orange Cake With Hidden Heart

Funfetti Orange Cake With Hidden Heart

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 120

Total Time : 180

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • For hidden heart :

  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 2½ cups icing sugar

  • 113 gram softened butter

  • 4 eggs

  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp red food colour

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk

  • For funfetti orange cake:

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 2½ cup icing sugar

  • 113 gram softened butter

  • 4 eggs

  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tbsp orange essence

  • 1/2 tsp orange food colour

  • 1/4 cup orange juice

  • 3/4 cup multi colour sprinkle

Directions

  • 01

    For hidden heart ; Preheat oven to 180°C, grease 25 X 11 cm loaf tin with butter and flour.

  • 02

    In a large bowl ,sift together flour,cocoa powder and baking powder(also pinch of salt if using unsalted butter),set aside.

  • 03

    In another large bowl, with the help of electric blender beat butter and icing sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.

  • 04

    Add eggs , one at a time, mixing well between each addition.

  • 05

    Add vanilla extract,red food colour ,beat until well combined.

  • 06

    Now add dry ingredients and beat in low speed just until combined,add buttermilk followed by the rest of the dry ingredients. Don't over mix.

  • 07

    Pour the batter into the prepared pan ,bake for about 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

  • 08

    Allow cake to cool down on a wire rack and then refrigerate it for 30 minutes.

  • 09

    Cut the cake into 1 inch deep sliced and then with the help of love shape cookie cutter cut each slice into love shape , keep aside.(save remaining cake for another treat)

  • 10

    For funfetti orange cake; Preheat oven to 180°C, grease 25 X 11 cm or same loaf tin with butter and flour.

  • 11

    In a large bowl ,sift together flour and baking powder ,set aside.

  • 12

    In another bowl, with the help of electric blender beat butter and icing sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy

  • 13

    Add eggs , one at a time, mixing well between each addition.

  • 14

    Add vanilla extract, orange essence and orange food colour ,beat until well combined

  • 15

    Now add dry ingredients and beat in low speed just until combined,add orange juice followed by the rest of the dry ingredients. Don't over mix

  • 16

    Add sprinkle ,mix it lightly.

  • 17

    Pour 3/4 of the mixture into the prepared loaf tin .

  • 18

    Now arrange the bottoms of the hearts into the batter in a tightly packed row.

  • 19

    Spoon over the remaining cake mixture, covering the hearts.

  • 20

    Spread some sprinkle over it.

  • 21

    Now bake for 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the sides comes out clean.

  • 22

    Cool for 15 minutes in the tin ,demould it .

  • 23

    Cut into desired piece , serve it and enjoy.

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