Monday, May 9, 2016

Orange Coco Butter Cake



When my sweet little girl saw me slicing up the cake and the stripes patterns appeared, she exclaimed : "Mummy you made a tiger cake! So cool!" and she imitated to roar like a tiger at the same time....hahaha ok that means I'm successful in making this cake looks like tiger cake ^0^.


This is a simple orange coco butter cake. The black stripes is actually made with black cocoa powder instead of the usual cocoa powder! The price is rather steep too, 200gm about S$9++. You can just use normal cocoa powder like hershey brand if you can't get hold of the black version one. 


Ingredient (7" round cake)
  • 250gm butter
  • 170gm castor sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 200gm plain flour
  • 50gm cake flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 100ml fresh orange juice
  • 2 tsp fresh orange zests
  • 1/2 tsp orange extract
  • orange food colouring 
  • 15gm black cocoa powder

Method
  1. Sift flour and baking powder together, set aside.
  2. Using a electric whisk, cream butter and sugar until creamy.
  3. Add in eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition. 
  4. Fold in flour, alternate with orange juice. Ending with flour mixture and fold till well incorporated.
  5. Divide batter into 2 portions, approx. 500gm each.
  6. Add in orange zest and extract into one portion. Fold in cocoa powder into the other portion.
  7. Spoon each batter alternately into a lined 7" cake pan. 
  8. Bake in preheated oven at 160 deg cel for 50-60 mins or until a skewer inserted comes out clean.
  9. Cool in pan for 10mins. Unmould and cool completely on a wire rack before slicing.





1 comment:

Sokehah Cheah said...

Lovely swirls on your 'tiger' cake!

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