March 26, 2012

Sponge bob cake for my son's birthday

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Very moist & dense sponge cake with buttercream icing & covered with marshmallows fondant.  My son was very happy & he had great time in his kindergarten.  Happy birthday visisht :)

Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour - 3 cups
  2. Baking powder - 1 tbsp
  3. Salt - 1/2 tsp
  4. Butter - 1 cup
  5. Sugar - 1 3/4 cups
  6. Eggs - 4 nos
  7. Vanilla essence - 2 tsp
  8. Milk - 1 cup
Buttercream frosting :
  1. Icing sugar - 4 cups
  2. Butter - 1 cup
  3. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  4. Milk - 2 to 4 tbsp
Marshmallows Fondant :
  1. Marshmallows - 200 gms
  2. Icing sugar - 400 gms
  3. Water - 1 tbsp
  4. Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
  5. Vegetable shortening 
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Method :

1.   Preheat the oven at 180 C.  Line up and grease the baking pan with the parchment paper.

2.  Sieve together the flour, baking powder & salt.

3.   Beat the butter until creamy & fluffy, gradually add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy.

4.   Add the eggs at a time & beating well after a addition.  Add the vanilla extract & beat until combined.

5.   Add the flour mixture & milk alternatively.  Bake for 30 mins until done.

6.  For the frosting :  Beat the butter, icing sugar, vanilla essence &  milk together until smooth & creamy.

7.   For the fondant :  Melt the marshmallow with a tbsp of water.  Now gradually add the icing sugar & prepare the dough.  Always grease the hands & the working surface with the vegetable shortening.  Once done, cover the fondant with the plastic wrap.  

Assembling the cake :

8.   Cut  & cover the cake with the butter cream icing.  Color & roll the fondant over the cake & refrigerate it.

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Happy baking :)

1 comment :

Tisa Jacob said...

You seem to be a cake designer...very nice :)

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