Hello everybody, and merry x-mas!
I found some time today to post a new article on a new type of cake i came up with.
I am sorry it's not a christmas themed cake but well.. its still very yummy!
For this one you won't be needing any special products so just regular things you can buy in the grocery store.
For 1 layer of the base (keep in mind that you might want 2 layers, in that case double the quantity of the products below)
- 2 eggs
- Sunflower-Oil 2 spoons
- Yoghurt 7 spoons
- Sugar 7 spoons
- Cacao Powder 1 spoon
- 1 tea spoon of baking soda
- 1 liter of milk
- Flower 6 spoons
- 300 grams of sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tea spoon of vanilla powder
- 5-6 walnuts
For the syrup (to give the layers some moisture)
- 500ml of water
- 500grams of sugar
Okay lets get started...
We start with the layer(s). Take a big bowl.. mix in there the eggs with the sugar first.
After that add the oil and the yoghurt and continue mixing. As last add the cacao and the baking soda and mix this on high speed until you get a smooth mixture.
Poor this into a baking form (in my case a square) and bake it for around 30 minutes on 175 degrees celcius. Try poking it with a wooden stick to see if its ready.
For the glaze you need to boil the milk with the with 300 grams of sugar. When the milk starts boiling you add the vanilla powder and mix it a bit. Take if off the fire and add the eggs and the flower and mix this with a mixer until you get a creamy texture. If you like you can add food paint into the boiling milk to get another color of cream, i go with regular white.
For the syrup just boil the water with the sugar... let it boil on low fire so lot of the water damps away, after that let it cool off.
Now take the 1st layer and use the syrup to make it a bit wet (not too much) you just want a moist cake, we are not building a dam. Do the same with the second layer.
Smear the top of the first layer with 1/4 of the cream. Put the other layer on top and smear the whole cake with the rest of the cream.
Break the walnuts and decorate the cake with them.
Let the whole thing cool-off in the fridge for about 20 minutes.
Enjoy your tasty sqare cake!