I love honey cake which you get in bakeries. It is juicy, moist, sweet and cool. Love it to the core. I always wanted to imitate that recipe at home but never had time on hand. But yesterday i was in mood to bake this and immediately got into action. To my surprise it turned out super good.
Baking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Makes : 10 to 12 pieces
All Purpose Flour / Maida – 1 cup / 120 grams
Sugar – 1/2 cup / 100 grams
Vanilla Essence – 1 tsp
Soft Unsalted Butter – 100 grams
Baking Powder – 1.5 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp
Eggs – 2
Milk – 2 to 3 tblspn
Water – 3/4 cup
Honey – 1/2 cup
Dessicated Coconut – 1/4 cup
Red Food Colour a pinch Optional
(MY 1 CUP MEASURES 240 ML)
Method:Preheat a oven to 170 degree C. Take a baking pan and butter the inside and sides. Sprinkle some flour and coat on all sides. Now tap off the excess flour and set aside.Take butter, sugar in a bowl and use a beater to whip till creamy.Add in one egg at a time and beat till fluffy and light.
Add in vanilla and soft over flour, baking powder and salt. Fold gently.
Add milk and fold gently.
Pour this into a prepared cake pan and bake for 35 to 40 mins or untill a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
Remove it from oven and let it cool for few mins.
Now invert it to a plate and cut of the top if it too domed.
While the cake is cooling, make syrup. Take honey, water and coconut in a sauce pan and bring it to boil and cook for 1 min.. Remove from heat and add a touch of food colour and mix well.Set aside.
Now use a toothpick to make hole over the cake. Pour the syrup over cake and chill this for a hour before serving.
Slice and serve.
|Take all your ingredients for cake|
|Prepare a cake..USE THIS METHOD|
|Take soft butter in a bowl|
|Add in sugar|
|use a beater to whip this till fluffy|
|Once it is fluffy|
|Add in one egg|
|Beat till creamy|
|Add in another egg|
|and some vanilla|
|beat till fluffy|
|now place a sifter over this|
|add in flour|
|add in baking powder and salt|
|sift it out|
|add in milk|
|Place the batter into the tin and bake it|
|While the cake is baking, make syrup|
|Take water in a sauce pan|
|add in honey|
|add in desiccated coconut|
|bring it to boil and simmer for 5 mins|
|take it off the heat and add some food colour if you need|
|Now take cake is baked|
|Once it is cooled, remove it from tin and slice of the top if it is too much puffed.|
|use a toothpick to prick|
|take the syrup|
|spoon it all over the cake|
|now chill this for a hour|
|slice and serve|