Monday, May 10, 2010

Chocolate Moist Cake with Different Deco

Its almost mid May and my HUGE project going to start soon. What's so huge? Well actually its very improtant to me too..want to know what it is? Then stay tune..hee hee!

At the meantime, I'll like to share with you this wonderful Chocolate cake. The ingredients are far too simple to believe that this cake is actually moist and tasted with rich chocolate. I've done it with 2 different types of decorations, its for a friend and a birthday boy. Here's the recipe I'll like to share with you...

1 & 1/3 cups Lukewarm water
3/4 cup Cocoa Powder

1 & 3/4 cup Cake flour
2 tsps Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Salt

170g Butter
1+3/4 cups Sugar (sugar has been reduced)
3 eggs (medium size)

~ Combine (A) and set aside.
~ Beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy and add in eggs one at a time.
~ Add in (B) mixture alternately with (A) mixture. Always start and end with dry ingredients.
~ Pour into two 9" round pans and bake at 180'C for 25-30 mins.
~ Cool and sandwiched the cake with alittle frosting.

1/3 cup cocoa powder
45g sugar
120g double cream
60g butter
1 tbsp corn oil

~ Cook all ingredients together except butter and oil over double boiler until well dissolved and well mixed.
~ Remove from fire and add in oil and butter.
~ Pour onto the baked cake and chill.

The with chocolate frosting and alittle melted white chocolate and deco with fresh strawberries.

2nd..decorated with some fondant wordings and a train...haha! Yeah..uts Thomas the Train but....

..its so rough! Hopefully the birthday boy won't be dissapointed with his favourite toy that moulded so so so....argh....

Btw, I'm trying to improve with the fondant and gum paste moulding, and hopefully I can attend the class soon..;)



  1. Wah my goodness! You are good! Lovely cakes my fren...good job! Lucky friend and lucky boy. ;) I bet it taste yummy good...I love anything chocolate!

  2. hmmm...looks delicious enough! I am sure the bday boy will enjoy the cake with the deco too! Nice!

  3. Thanks Bee Bee, you are always very supportive..:) The cake is nice ok, but not the deco lo.. Still got to improve alot..;p

    Thanks to you too, Jeannie..;)

  4. The deco is beautiful! and that kid-theme cake will make the boy happy!

  5. Thanks tigerfish, the boy indeed was very happy after seeing it..:) Got a good feedback this morning..hee hee..;p

  6. wor wor, this look so beautiful, like those selling outside..and I looking forward to hear from you about your huge project, open a bakery shop?

  7. Hi Sonia,
    Open a bakery shop is definetely not for me..haha! I'm too lazy to run something with full responsibility..;p Baking at home is just fine for me..hee hee!
    Well, about the project I mentioned is actually something I've promised my girl long ago. And I just can't wait to start. Stay tune ya..;)

  8. Reese,
    Your bakings and your decorations are really getting better and better! Practice does makes perfect! I'm so happy for you. Soon, you'll be a true professional! :)

  9. Thank you Jane, I'll keep practice until I get a perfect one!

  10. Well Done Reese ! Those cake look professionally done :) I am sure the birthday boy love it. Surely it was done with lots of love. Not easy to do fondant decoration :)

  11. Thanks Elin, yeah its not easy doing fondant decorations..;) And you know what?..I actually took 3 hours to mould the train's head! haha! slow eh..;p



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