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Showing posts with label cake recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cake recipes. Show all posts

Thursday, April 12, 2018

DAY 37 AND 38 MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY WITH NIGERIAN FOOD

 Vegetables and protein breakfast.
Good morning dear disciplined, focused and hardworking weight losers. We are making our slow and

Thursday, November 30, 2017

My Basic Cupcake Recipe

My rich basic cupcakes.

Recipe teaches how to make very rich traditional cupcakes from scratch, with ease. You do not need any experience with baking to make these deliciousness.The cupcakes are really good to taste, they do not need so much. Just six ingredients and your cupcakes are ready and delicious. My kids love them so much so that as soon as they are placed on the rack to cool, they start disappearing and before they are cool enough, the wire rack is empty. This quantity ingredients produced 24 delicious, spongy cupcakes. Ok, so, I baked these batch last night to use this morning and as early as now, there is no single cupcake left. I'll have to bake again before it's time for their picnic. If your kids are done with exams for the term and home, these are good holiday company. Christmas is around the corner, they'll love these cupcakes and with this easy recipe, they can do it with you. I added no flavours this time but you can mix with different flavours; Vanilla, banana, pineapple, almond, butterscotch or any flavour of choice. You can also decorate the top with your favourite cupcake decorations/icing the way you like it.They come out excellent every time, no hand falling!

Note that it's easy to make chocolate cupcakes, lemon cupcakes or your choice of cupcakes with

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Easy Nigerian Cake Recipe (Pound Cake (2)

Nigerian Cake.
 Nigerian cake is actually pound cake. It is the cake preferred by most Nigerians both at home and at events.This pound cake recipe is almost like the previous pound cake recipe posted earlier but with a few twists. For the other recipe, batter was mixed for 3 minutes, here it's just 2 minutes total time mixing. 2 teaspoons vanilla essence as against the 1 teaspoon of the old recipe. The eggs I used this time weren't as large as those used for the

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Pound Cake Recipe For The Learner

Also known as Nigerian cake

Easy pound cake well baked.

How to bake Nigerian cake:

This no stress pound cake recipe is especially for the learner who thinks that baking is difficult. This recipe doesn't ask that you mix anything separately before adding. All you have to do is measure and pour in a large bowl. Preparation takes less than 10  minutes and your cake is put in the oven. All you need is a stand mixer because the weight is going to be much for manual mixing.

INGREDIENTS:
4 cups all purpose flour (500 grams)
2 cups sugar (500 grams)
2 cups butter ( I used 2 sachets baking margarine) (500 grams)
6 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla essence


PREPARATION:
  1. Layer all the ingredients in a bowl, start with the flour, sugar, butter, eggs and finally vanilla. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Recipe: How to bake plantain cake that everyone will want to eat

Delicious plantain cake.
Plantain cakes can be baked with either ripe or unripe plantain or with a mixture of both blended together. This delicious cake was baked with ripe plantain. The process of baking this is a bit similar to baking with flour except that here you blend the plantain first of all, and ,there is no beating of eggs with margarine. Everything is added, whisked to mix very well and then poured into the baking pan. The ingredients are same cake baking ingredients, just that here there is no sugar added because ripe plantains are sweet. Baking plantain cakes is another great way of making use of ripe plantains before they go bad. Sometimes plantains get ripe all at once and aside making dodo, roasting and boiling, people can't think of other ways of serving them. With this method of cooking/baking ripe plantains, THAT is solved. This plantain cake is a balanced meal with all essential food nutrients.

INGREDIENTS FOR PLANTAIN CAKE:

  • 5 ripe plantains
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt to tone down the sweetness
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
BAKING PROCEDURE FOR PLANTAIN CAKE:
  1. Peel, cut into pieces and blend the plantain with a little water.
  2. Empty into a bowl and add all other ingredients
  3. Whisk and mix very well before emptying into a greased baking pan.
  4. Put in a preheated oven and bake till skewer comes out clean. This cake baked in 4o minutes.
See baking pictures below...

Monday, November 21, 2016

How to bake cake using sand in a cooking pot; No Oven

 Delicious Cake baked using sand in a cooking pot placed on a stove top.
 I have posted a cake baked without an oven earlier on the blog. However, that cake wasn't baked using sand. The baking pan was paced directly on the pot and I don't think I'll bake like that again. Using sand and foil actually maintains the pot and is neat too. This I experimented with a small sized cake and because it turned out so great, I'll bake much bigger cakes using these method in the future becaause my oven actually consumes more gas than baking in a pot on the burners. Even when one has an oven, baking in a pot with sand really saves gas because less is consumed.




CAKE WITHOUT AN OVEN INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 sachet baking margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence.

First of all I accidentally added the sugar direct to flour instead of beating it with margarine first, that scared me but the cake turned out great. Because sugar had already accidentally been added to dry flour, I had to add the eggs one after the other and beat with margarine before adding the vanilla essence. 

Baking without oven procedure:
The sifted flour which already has other dry ingredients added, now begins to get folded in with the egg/margarine mixture. After all the folding in, The taste is great and by now the pot of sand has been on the stove for about 20 minutes. The baking pan is greased, some flour sprinkled inside before pouring in the batter. Foil is used to cover the sand before the baking pan is placed on the foil in the

Friday, August 05, 2016

WILL YOU EAT THIS CAKE?


Delicious chocolate cake. I will first of all crush the head before breaking the crunchy legs with my teeth and finally licking the soft brown chocolate in that stomach. What about you?  Can you eat it?

Thursday, June 02, 2016

How To Bake Biscuits Like My 8 Year Old

 Biscuits with fillings.

 I need to learn how to bake from my girls.  Only two of the four enjoy cooking. One likes to beg others to cook for her when she's hungry, the other would rather eat cereals for lunch than cook for herself. This 8 year old is one of those kitchen loving 2. She asked for biscuits, I directed her to crackers.
Said she wanted Danish cookies and I
told her to either take my crackers or bake her cookies herself. Next thing she picked up her cookbook and entered the kitchen.
In less than 20 minutes I was called to come turn on the oven and before I said JACK, these delicious cookies were staring at me.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 125 grams of butter
  • half cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 11/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/4 cup custard powder
FILLING:

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Simple And Quick Cake Baking In A Sandwich Toaster By Zinny

Cakes baked in a sandwich toaster. Lovely cake (don't mind the camera jare)
 This is in response to a comment someone made about small chops. My problem is time and taking pix. Ill try to send some finger food very soon.

Apart from mixing the cake batter, making this simple cake takes approximately 12mins for each batch. When I first came across this, I was scared it may not cook well at such short time, but surprisingly

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Different Cake Baking Recipes, Cakes For February

The good looking cake mix cake by mizosa
Well done and thanks to all of us who remembered to share our salad recipes in January. For February, Deborah suggested cake posts. We are not limited to cake posts alone. You can share any recipe you have with us.

Most of us will be baking for valentine, may something or someone remind us to take pics while baking and decorating our cakes so we share on the blog.
Thanks to us all, me inclusive cos I also shared a salad recipe in January.
Carry go.

Below are

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Valentine Special:Red Velvet Cakes, More By Ahdaizy Jayde

This is a "Do It Yourself" Valentine Baking!

Special valentine velvet Cakes

Something to wow the men in our lives this valentine. If you are one of those still thinking of what to present this valentine, think no