Delicious and mouth watering cake desserts easy to make at home. All the three cake recipes are made with fresh ingredients, each recipe differ from each other in its taste and texture. Citrus cake is made with the combination of three colors, zest used in it adds more flavor to the cake. Pear is a low calorie ingredient with essential nutrients and health benefits. Now let us see the procedure of making cakes of distinct tastes at home.
Tri-color citrus cake
- Plain flour- 4cups
- Baking powder- 5 spoons
- Eggs- 4
- Grated lemon zest- 2 spoons
- Milk- 1 1/2 cup
- Food coloring( orange, yellow, green)- 2+2+2
- Grated orange zest- 2 spoons
- Salt to taste
- Shortening- 3/4 cup
- White sugar- 2 1/2 cup
- Vanilla extract- 2 spoons
- Lime zest- 2 spoons
- Orange cream for frosting-1
- Lemon custard filling- 1
Step 1: Preheat oven at 350 degrees, grease pan and drop flour over it.
Step 2: Sift flour, baking powder and salt together, set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, shortening and sugar together until fluffy.
Step 4: Next add eggs, vanilla essence in a bowl , mix flour mixture alternatively with milk and divide batter in different bowls.
Step 5: Stir lemon zest, yellow food color in a bowl and pour into a bowl.
Step 6: Stir orange zest, orange food color in a bowl and pour into another bowl.
Step 7: Stir lime zest and green food color in a bowl and pour in the last bowl.
Step 8: Place batter in a pan and bake for 20-30min.
Step 9: Cut cake into layers and stir them in butter and food coloring bowl.
Step 10: Top cake with orange cream and custard filling.
Step 11: Serve the delicious colorful citrus cake.
Pumpkin roll cake
- Canned pumpkin- 2/3 cup
- Baking powder- 1 spoon
- Salt to taste
- Chopped walnuts- 1 cup
- Sugar confectioners- 1 cup
- Softened butter- 1/4 cup
- White sugar- 1 cup
- Lemon juice- 1 spoon
- All purpose flour- 1 cup
- Grounded cinnamon- 2 spoons
- Eggs- 3
- Grounded nutmeg- 1/4 spoon
- Vanilla extract- 1 spoon
Step1 : Preheat oven at 350 degrees F, Combine eggs, white sugar in a bowl beat them well until thickened.
Step 2: Add pumpkin and lemon juice to the mixture.
Step 3: Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and nutmeg powder in another bowl.
Step 4: Grease pan and line with parchment paper, spread batter on the pan and sprinkle walnuts over it.
Step 5: Bake it for 15min until cake becomes fluffy.
Step 6: Turn out onto linen towel and dust with confectionary sugars. Peel off paper and roll cake in a towel.
Step 7: Beat cream cheese, sugar confectioners, butter and vanilla until fluffy.
Step 8: Slowly unroll cake and spread the filling over it and roll again.
Step 9: Cover and chill till serving. Sprinkle sugar confectioners if desired.
Delicious pear cake
- Pear – peeled and chopped- 4 cups
- White sugar-2 cups
- Baking soda- 1 1/2 spoon
- Grounded nutmeg- 1 spoon
- Grounded cloves- 1/2 spoon
- Egg whites- 4
- Canola oil- 2/3 cups
- Chopped pecans- 1 cup
- Grounded cinnamon- 1 spoon
- Plain flour- 3 cups
- salt to taste
Step 1: Combine pears and sugar in a bowl, set aside for an hr.
Step 2: Preheat oven at 325 degrees, Combine egg whites, oil, chopped pecans and pears in a bowl. mix all the ingredients well.
Step 3: Mix flour, salt, baking soda, cloves and cinnamon with the pear mixture.
Step 4: pour batter on bundt pan and bake it at 325 degrees for 10min.
Step 5: Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
Step 6: Cut cake into pieces and serve delicious plum cake.
Pear: Pear is a excellent source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. It has anti-oxidants that helps to prevent blood pressure, protect cells from damages, it helps to lower cholesterol levels. Pear is the natural source of energy with high amount of glucose and fructose.
Pumpkin: Pumpkin is rich source of nutrients, vitamins and dietary fiber. It contains anti-oxidants that protects respiratory system from free radicals. Pumpkin is rich in calcium so it helps for bone development. it boosts the immune system, prevent kidney stones.
Citrus: Delicious citrus fruit with attractive texture, this fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Citrus has lot of health benefits, here are some few major benefits of citrus such as improves immune system, reduces weight, protects from kidney stones and improves digestion.
Taste the yummy cakes of distinct taste and texture.