Dec 24, 2011

Vanilla Cake and Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting (With Eggs) – Christmas Cake Recipes

Happy Saturday guys. Today I am going out of town, I will be back tomorrow night..So I have scheduled the recipes using automatic post..I will check all your blogs and comments once I come back..For now I am leaving you with a basic vanilla cake.

I am with another easy peasy cake recipe for this Christmas..This is the basic vanilla cake and cupcake recipe with is perfect, spongy and moist. I made this for my sister’s friend Birthday.I doubled the original recipe to make cake for  her and make cupcakes for me..But the recipe which I have given is perfect for a single round cake.

So hope you love it and Merry Christmas guys..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 40 mins
Recipe Source:  Mom’s Recipes


All Purpose Flour / Maida – 1 1/2 cup / 150 grams
Sugar- 1 cup / 200 grams
Eggs - 2
Baking Powder -1 1/8 tsp
Baking Soda – ¼ tsp
Milk - ½ cup / 120 ml 
Vegetable Oil-  ½ cup / 120 ml 
Vanilla Essence- 2 tsp
Sprinkles or any decorative stuffs


Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F. Butter a round baking tin on all sides and dust it with flour. Tip off the excess flour and set this aside for a moment.

Take flour, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl and mix well. Set this too aside.

Take eggs, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl and beat till light and pale..

Add oil, milk and mix well. Now sift in the flour mixture in this and fold gently until combined.

Pour this into the prepared tin and bake it for 30-35 mins until it is light golden and a toothpick inserted  comes out clean.

Let it cool in the tin for 10 mins. Remove it from the tin and allow it to cool down completely and decorate with your favorite frosting.


Take all your ingrediants
prepare a tin

break eggs in a bowl

add sugar

and vanilla

whip it up

add oil

whip it

add milk

and whip it

sift in the flour mixture

and fold gently

untill combined

pour it in tin

and muffin cases
cake is baked

cupcakes are baked too

allow it to cool down

make frosting

ice the cake

and cupcakes
lovely cake
and cupcakes


Ξανθή said... Best Blogger Tips

Merry Christmas!!!!

Deeksha said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice bake. Cake looks super delicious.
Merry Christmas.

Chatty Crone said... Best Blogger Tips

LOOKS GREAT! Merry Christmas to you - have a blessed Christmas.

Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds soooooooooper tasty n inviting aarthi..;)
Tasty Appetite

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

looks very pretty...

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

looks very pretty...

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so delicious n perfectly baked!!
Happy Holidays!
Thanks for linking it to Bake Fest...

Vardhini said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect way to celebrate the holidays .. looks yummy Aarthi. Thx for linking to sinful delights.

Event: Sinful Delights
Event: Stuffed Paratha

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

Very pretty and tasty

Hazel at Chicken in a Cherry Sauce said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy looking cakes! Merry Christmas!

aayesha said... Best Blogger Tips

very tasty cake and cup cakes.plz tell me 200 gm ishow much in cup.i make this cake for 200 gm all purpose flour.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

today tried this cake..i reduced the quantity to my pan size is small..the top layer was little crispy but the inner part was very soft..what went wrong with the recipe or it vll be like dat..

Jana Sivakumar said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for t came out very well.

megz said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Aarthi..written recipe says 2 eggs. But looks like u used 4. So is it 4 whole eggs??

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@megzI actually doubled the recipe

Rachna Suprith said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi....slightly confused with the measurements 11/2 cup maida 150 gms n 1 cup sugar 200gms... Pls clarify...I don't know how to use the measure:(. Is it ok if I follow only the cups measurement n not see the gms...sorry if it's silly

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Rachna Suprithyes follow the cup measures alone.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

I need ur reply asap aarthi... should we add all d milk..i.e 120 ml...

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymousyes u have to add all the milk

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Aarathi, can I make strawberry cake from this by using strawberry essence instead of vanilla......Plz also tell me butter cake or oil cake is better for a B'day party

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymousyes u can use strawberry essence. And both cakes will be good

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Can i use butter instead of vegetable oil..if so hw mch butter shld i add

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymoususe same amount of melted butter