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Friday, 20 February 2015

Funfetti Cake/ 1 Shaped Birthday Cake



                  My little Shayaan turned one today. His sisters wanted me to prepare a colourful 1 shaped Birthday Cake. So I prepared a cake with sprinkles - Funfetti Cake covered with Ready-to-Roll Icing/ Fondant...

Ingredients:

For Cake:

1 and 2/3 cup (210 g) all purpose flour / plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
1/4 cup yoghurt
3/4 cup milk
1 tbsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup sprinkles

For Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:

1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
3-4 cups icing sugar/ confectioner's sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract
4 tbsp milk

Preparation:

For Funfetti Cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Spray a 9-inch springform or baking pan with cooking spray and keep it aside. (I used rectangular baking pan)
  2. Sift together plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep it aside.
  3. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt butter in the microwave. Whisk in the granulated sugar and brown sugar vigorously getting out any brown sugar lumps.
  4. Whisk in egg, yoghurt, milk and vanilla extract until combined.
  5. Then slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until no lumps remain.The batter will be thick..
  6. Slowly stir in sprinkles, but do not overmix..
  7. Pour the batter into prepared baking pan and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the tester inserted comes out clean.
  8. Once baked, let cake sit in the baking pan for another 5 minutes and invert the cake into wire rack and allow to cool..
  9. Frost with vanilla buttercream and decorate as desired...
For Vanilla Buttercream Frosting:
  1. In a bowl, add the butter and beat until smooth and creamy at medium speed using electric mixer.
  2. Add 3 cups icing sugar/ confectioner's sugar , little at a time on low speed,until it mixes well with the butter.
  3. Then increase the speed to medium and add vanilla extract and 4 tbsp milk and beat until smooth and creamy...
Recipe Source for Cake : Sally's Baking Addiction

  • To prepare this 1 shaped cake, I first marked lines on the surface of  the cake with a knife to sketch out the shape of a number 1. Then I cut out the pieces of the cake where I made the lines. Then frosted the cake with vanilla buttercream icing..Then I covered the cake with Ready-to-Roll Icing / fondant...


6 comments:

  1. tempting cake,Hope u'r little one had a wonderful day too..belated birthday wishes to Shayaan :)

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  2. beautiful looking cake... can't believe your boy is already one... days fly so fast... may Allah bless him! :)

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  3. Birthday wishes to your little one, beautiful cake

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  4. Cake looks so good, Beautiful deco

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