Sunday, October 2, 2011

Carrot & Pineapple Cake

Another month's time will be my boy 5th birthday! This year I will let him celebrate with his classmate as we will be away for whole of November :D I ask my boy what cake he wants and he told he do not want chocolate cake >.< So I chose a simple cake recipe and test out for its taste and texture.

trial bake in a cupcases with cream cheese frosting & edible pooh bear image

a 4" round cake with cream cheese frosting, given this cake to a friend :D

Ingredient (12 cupcakes & 4" round cake)
  • 300gm plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 250gm bananas, before peeling (mashed)
  • 120gm light brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 175ml corn oil
  • 175gm carrot, before peeling (grated)
  • 2 pineapple rings, chopped
  • 50gm walnut (I omit this)
Cheese Frosting :
  • 200gm cream cheese
  • 50gm butter
  • 75gm icing sugar, sift5d
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  1. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the centre.
  2. Add bananas, sugar, eggs & corn oil. Stir with a wooden spoon till combine.
  3. Fold in carrots, pineapples & walnuts.
  4. Pour batter into a lined 9" round pan and bake in preheated oven at 160 deg cel for 1 hr or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10mins before unmoulding and turn out on a wire rack to cool completely before icing.
  5. Beat cream cheese, butter & icing sugar till smooth. Beat in lemon juice to get a smooth & spreadable mixture. Frost cake as desired.

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