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August 12, 2010

Lemon Seed Cake

cake 1

Every time I visit book shop, I make sure to add a one to my "baking books" collections.  A year before I bought a book on baking cakes and pravin wants me to bake this lemon seed cake.  It's been almost a year I keep on postponing his wish & finally the day arrived to bake this cake and celebrated my birthday last month.  This time pravin surprised me with lotz of gifts the whole day & finally he felt satisfied and worth buying this wonderful book on cake baking.  He enjoyed till his last bite of cake.  It just melted inside & taste awesome !!!

Ingredients :
  1. All purpose flour - 1 1/3 cup plus 2 tbsp
  2. Cornflour - 1 tbsp
  3. Baking powder - 1/4 tsp
  4. Butter - 175 gms
  5. Castor sugar - 200 gms
  6. Lemon zest (grated) - 1/2
  7. Eggs (lightly whisked) - 3 eggs
  8. Hot water - 1 tbsp
  9. Caraway seeds - 2 tsp
cake 2

Method :

1.   Preheat the oven to 160 C.  Lightly grease and flour a bundt pan.

2.   Sieve flour, cornflour and baking powder.  

3.   Cream butter and sugar, stir in grated lemon zest.  Beat in eggs, adding a little sifted flour mixture to prevent curdling.  Fold in remaining flour.

4.   Meanwhile, pour hot water over caraway seeds & add to cake mixture.

5.   Pour into prepared tin and bake for 50 mins or until well risen and golden.

cake 3

Serve with tea.


Nithya said...

Wow.. the cake looks too soft and yummy :) Perfect looking cakes.

notyet100 said...

delicious looking cake,..

Unknown said...

so soft and spongy..look yumm

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