French Yogurt Cake
Baking Time : 25 to 35 mins
Makes : a two layered 18 cm cake
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 ¾ cup / 210 grams
Sugar - ¾ cup / 150 grams
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - ½ tsp
Baking Powder - 1 tsp
Banana - 1 cup pureed
Pineapple - ½ cup pureed
Milk - ¼ cup / 60 ml
Vegetable Oil - ½ cup / 120 ml
Chocolate Butter Cream - 1 batch (Recipe here)
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Preheat oven to 180 degree C.
Take two 18 cm round baking pan and grease it with oil and dust it with flour and coat on all sides. Tap of the excess and set aside.
Take flour, baking soda, baking powder in a sifter and sieve well. Set aside.
Take oil, sugar, banana puree, pineapple puree and mix well till combined.
Now add in ½ of the flour mix in and add in milk. Fold gently.
Add remaining flour mix in and fold gently.
Divide this between two baking pan and spread evenly.
Bake for 25 to 35 mins untill the cake is cooked, insert a toothpick to check whether the cake is baked or not, if it comes out clean then the cake is cooked.
Let it cool in the cake pan for 15 mins. invert it onto a wire rack and cool it down completely.
Now place a cake on a plate and surround it with parchment paper or foil. Spread chocolate buttercream over it and spread evenly. Place another cake on top and top with some more buttercream, spread it evenly on top and the sides. Smooth the icing well.
Put it in fridge for 15 mins to set.
You can cover the cake with fondant or have it as it is..
|Take your ingredients|
|Oil two round cake pan and coat it with flour on all sides|
|in a sifter take flour|
|and baking soda|
|sieve it well|
|in a bowl, take oil|
|add in half of the flour|
|add in milk|
|and the remaining flour|
|Divide the batter between two cake pans|
|Invert it to a plate and cool completely|
|In the mean while i made a batch of chocolate butter cream..Recipe here|
|I placed a cake on a plate that is covered with strips of foil..
you can use parchment too, i ran out of it
|dollop some frosting on top|
|spread it evenly|
|top with the second layer|
|spoon some more frosting on top|
|once the top is covered|
|spread the sides too|
|now smoothen the frosting as you can|
|chill for 15 mins ..i wanted to cover this with fondant,
so i chilled it overnight
|i covered the entire cake with fondant, will share it in a
|Slice and serve..The cake was so moist and flavourful..|