Saturday, October 21, 2017

Orange Butter Cake

Teringat sangat nak makan orange cake. Especially bila tengok zmin (classmate masa kat ssp dulu) asyik bake orange cake je. Walaupun  I don't feel really well, still paksa jugak diri to bake.

Setelah Puasa menggoogle, I decided on this recipe, with a little tweaking, as always.

Orange butter cake 

250 gram salted butter – room temperature
100 gram sugar
270 gram self raising flour
4 large eggs
Zest of an orange
100ml of freshly squeezed  orange juice 

1. Grease and line an 8” round baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
2. Cream butter and sugar until light and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition until mixture is light and fluffy. Add in the orange zest.
3. Slow down the mixer and slowly add in the flour. Finally stir in orange juice. Mix until well combined.
4. Turn out mixture into prepared tin. Level out mixture at the sides but allow a shallow well in the centre. This is to enable the cake to level up evenly during baking.
5. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until cooked through when tested with a skewer.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Kentucky Butter Cake Version 2

Oleh kerana baru2 ni borong French butter banyak from Hero, maka, kena la merajinkan diri buat kek kan. Kang ada orang mengamuk and buang those butter, tak ke haru.. Hehe..

Since I am no longer an avid Baker, kena cari recipe yg simple je, yg this makcik can digest and siap kan within 30 mins. Google punya Google, I stumbled upon this recipe again. I did bake this recipe few months /years ago. This time aku decided to make some alteration to the original recipe.

Kentucky Butter Cake
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
250gram salted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 eggs
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup butter
1/4 cup water
2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C).
Grease and flour a 10 inch pan (I did not use a bundt pan because sometimes it'd hard to take the cake out from it)
In a large bowl, mix the flour with the baking soda and baking powder.

In a mixer, beat the sugar, vanilla and butter for 3 minutes until light and fluffy at medium speed. Add the eggs, one at a time, beat until well blended. Alternate between buttermilk and flour mixture in 3 addition, and beat for another 1 min in high speed. Pour batter into prepared pan.

Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until a wooden toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out clean. Prick holes in the still warm cake. Slowly pour sauce over cake. Let cake cool before removing from pan.

To Make Butter Sauce:

In a saucepan combine the remaining 1/2 cups sugar, 1/3 cup butter, 2 teaspoons vanilla, and the water. Cook over medium heat, until fully melted and combined, but do not boil.