Granadilla Butter Cake

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


















OMW! This sponge cake melted in my mouth when I ate it. I've said it once and I will say it again I'm not a baking person, so mum (Aysh Dok) made this and it was amazing!! I did the garnish, took the pictures and enjoyed every bite lol


CAKE BATTER

125g butter or margarine (softened)
250ml (210g) castor sugar
4 extra large eggs (separated)
5ml of vanilla essence
45ml granadilla pulp
500ml (280g) cake flour
10ml baking powder
1ml salt
120ml milk
80ml water
5ml cream of tartar

GRANADILLA BUTTER ICING

125g butter or margarine (softened)
375ml (200g) icing sugar
45ml granadilla pulp
5ml vanilla essence 


METHOD

  1. Cream the butter and sugar together.
  2. Next, add yolks; one at a time, beating well after each has been added, until it is light and fluffy.
  3. When fluffy, add the vanilla essence and granadilla pulp.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together,
  5. Than, add the egg mixture, alternately with milk and water.
  6. Beat the egg whites with cream of tartar, until stiff peak stage, and fold in lightly into the creamed mixture.
  7. Turn out into 2 greased 20cm round cake pans.
  8. Baked in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30 minutes. 


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