This is one cake which i wanted to bake for quite a long time. Finally i achieved it last week and i wanted to share it as soon as possible..This is one cake which you can bake on any special occasions, it makes the occasion even more special…
Baking Time : 1.30 hours
Makes : 10 to 12 slices
Source: Bakers Corner
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 4 cup / 480 grams
Granulated Regular Sugar – 2 3/4 cup / 550 grams
Oil or Melted Butter – 1 1/4 cup / 300 ml
Milk – 1 3/4 cup / 420 ml
Eggs – 6
Baking Powder – 4 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence – 1 tblspn
Cocoa Powder – 1/2 cup / 60 grams
Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting as needed (Recipe here)
Two 18 cm Round Baking Pan
Plain paper – 1
Preheat oven to 160 degree C. Grease two 18 cm cake pan very well with oil and dust it with flour. Coat flour on all sides, tap off the excess and set aside.
Take flour, salt, baking powder in a sifter. Sieve well. Take it in a bowl.Add in sugar, eggs, milk, oil and mix well.Divide the batter into two bowls.
In one bowl add vanilla and mix well. Pour this into the prepared pan and bake for 40 to 45 mins untill the toothpick inserted comes out clean.Remove it and let it cool a little, now invert it in a cooling rack and let it cool.
Now in the other bowl, add in sifted cocoa and mix well. Pour this into the prepared pan and bake for 40 to 45 mins untill the toothpick inserted comes out clean.Remove it and let it cool a little, now invert it in a cooling rack and let it cool.
Now make butter cream icing and set aside.
Prepare template as mentioned in the pictures or print here from here.
Cut the dome from the cake, place the template over it and secure with toothpick. Now cut the cake through that. Do this for all 4 cakes.
Now start with chocolate cake, spread icing over the sides, place a vanilla layer in it and spread icing in the side and place a chocolate layer in the middle.
Do this for all 4 cakes.
Now take a chocolate cake in a plate, spread icing over it, place vanilla cake over it and spread icing over it. DO this for all cake layers.
Spread icing all over it and spread on the sides as well.
Chill the cake for 2 to 4 hours before slicing. Serve.
Check out this quick video:
|First lets make the cake..|
|Oil two baking pan and dust it with flour and coat on all |
sides, tap off the excess and set aside..
|Take flour in a sifter|
|add in baking powder|
|add in some salt|
|sieve and set aside|
|take it in a bowl|
|add in sugar|
|add in oil|
|add in eggs|
|add in milk|
|now the batter is done|
|divide the batter between two bowls|
|now take a bowl|
|add in vanilla essence in this|
|Pour it into the prepared pans|
|remove it and set aside to cool down|
|now sieve cocoa powder|
|add this to another batter|
|Pour this into the pans and bake|
|remove it and set aside to cool|
FOR MAKING THE TEMPLATE, YOU CAN FOLLOW THE BELOW STEPS..OR YOU CAN TAKE EASY STEP AND TAKE A PRINT OUT FROM THIS
|now lets make the template to cut the cake..first place the cake pan over the paper|
|draw over the pan|
|now use a scale and mark the middle point,|
|divide each side in to three portions|
|use a compass to draw round|
|now you have to cut it|
|cut the center again|
|now you will get something like this|
|now cut the dome off the cakes|
|take a vanilla cake|
|place the template over it|
|secure it with toothpicks|
|cut the center|
|cut off the other side as well|
|now both cakes are done|
|take chocolate cake|
|do the same|
|i made batch of buttercream..Recipe here|
|take a slice of chocolate cake|
|spread cream in the sides|
|place a vanilla cake|
|spread icing in the center|
|place a chocolate cake in the middle|
|now take a vanilla cake, spread with icing|
|place a chocolate cake in them|
|spread with icing|
|place a vanilla cake in the middle|
|now take the chocolate one in a plate and spread icing over it|
|place vanilla cake over it|
|repeat with all cake layers|
|no spread some more icing over it|
|spread around the sides|
|Chill for 2 hours|
|slice and serve|