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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Orange Flavored Cake with Nutella Glaze


          My wedding anniversary cake !! The first anniversary we were together..Last time I was back in India & he was here in Dubai..Felt really really happy being together this time...Also our little Ayaan was also with us...I prepared this cake in a hurry, so i could surprise him when he arrives from office...& the cake was just ready on time...So couldn't click many pics... 


          The cake was prepared with soo much of love & affection that it had to turn out with perfection..May be my decoration might not be that beautiful..but its taste was something really awesome...We were just drooling over the cake..Finished it within minutes...One of his cousin was also there when we were cutting the cake...I was really appreciated for cake from both...Enjoyed the cake  completely ...Do prepare it for your loved ones...A juicy , soft & spongy cake...with the touch of the silky glaze of nutella & orange juice to melt it in our mouth !!!


Ingredients

1.All Purpose Flour (Maida) -1 1/2 cup
2.Baking powder-2 tsp
3.Salt-1/2 tsp
4.Yoghurt -3/4 cup to 1 cup
5.Sugar-1 1/3 cup
6.Eggs-4
7.Orange zest (grated)-2 tsp
8.Vanilla essence-1/2 tsp
9.Olive oil-1/2 cup (or any other oil)
10.Orange juice (freshly squeezed) - 3/4 cup
11.Nutella- 2 large tbsp (for glaze)


Preparation (of cake)

~Grind sugar into powdered form & keep aside.
~Mix flour, baking powder, salt, powdered sugar in a medium sized bowl.
~Thoroughly clean the outer skin of the orange & grate its zest.


~Beat yoghurt in a small cup & make it smooth without any lumps.
~Now combine yoghurt, vanilla essence, orange zest, olive oil eggs & beat well in a large bowl.
~To this wet mix, whisk the dry mix to it & mix well without any lumps.
~Now pour 1/4 cup orange juice to this & mix well.

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Butter the baking tray & pour the batter into it.
~Bake for 40 mins.
~Else cook in a pressure cooker for 40-45 mins without keeping the weight on top. (mine is a pressure cooker version)

~Once the cake is cooked, cool for 5 mins.
~Prick many holes on top of the cake with a toothpick.
~Pour 1/4 cup orange juice on top spreading over.
~Let the cake rest for 10 mins to allow soaking.



Preparation (of glaze)

~Mix nutella & the rest of the orange juice with a spoon. (it won't mix well)
~Heat in microwave for 1-2 mins until it becomes soft, smooth & silky.
~Drizzle desired amount on top of the cake & just dig into it...

Sorry for the lighting of this image as it was taken at night..:)



Linking to : Vardhini's Bake Fest & Surabhi's BAKE FEST # 16


Linking to : Vardhini's Sweet Luv - 2013




Linking to : Sumee's Bon Vivant #12

24 comments:

  1. amazing... that second picture is class!!!

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    1. ooh..thnks 4 dat gr8 compliment...:)

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    2. WOW This cake looks amazing and very delicious.

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    3. Thnks Nayna 4 ur lovely feedback..:)

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  2. Happy wedding anniversary .cake looks yummy
    Tc
    Hume

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  3. Looks and sounds real yum! Wish I had a bite :)

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    1. And Happy Anniversary too :)

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    2. thnks a lott Priya 4 ur wnderful feedback..do giv dis a try whn ur free..

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  4. tried dis cake today...wonderful cake...loved it..

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    1. Is dis aswathy...have posted ur cakes pic in my fb page..a big thnks 2 u..:)

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  5. Saju, the perfection was wonderful... Beautifully came out, cant believe its done in pressure cooker!!

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    1. Yes dear...All my cakes are out from a pressure cooker..N now im just becoming more perfect in it as u c..Do giv it a try n post its pic in my fb page..:)

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  6. wow!!yummy & a perfect cake....
    Thanks a lot for sharing...

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  7. Cake looks so moist.. Pictures still give away the goodness in them. Thnx for the lovely cake

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  8. Wow inviting cake. Gorgeous clicks.

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