Cakes

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

pumpkin bundt cake

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup pumpkin puree
  2. 1 ½ cups sugar
  3. 2/3 cup butter
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  6. ½ cup milk
  7. 1 ½ cups flour
  8. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  9. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  10. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  11. ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  12. ¼ teaspoon cloves
  13. ¼ teaspoon ginger
  14. A pinch of salt

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Directions

  1. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla and mix.
  3. Add pumpkin puree and mix.
  4. Add the flour mixture and milk alternatively and mix.
  5. Pour into a greased Bundt cake pan and bake for 35-40 minutes in a preheated oven
  6. Remove from the oven and cook for a few minutes before removing from the pan and cooling completely on a wire rack.
  7. Finish off with icing sugar glaze.
  8. Enjoy.

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Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake

Ingredients

  1. 3 Large eggs
  2. 2 teaspoon vanilla
  3. 1 cup cooking oil
  4. ½ cup Buttermilk
  5. 1 cup milk
  6. ¼ cup hot water to dissolve the coffee
  7. 1 tablespoon instant coffee
  8. 3 cups flour
  9. ½ cup cocoa powder
  10. 2 teaspoon baking powder
  11. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  12. A pinch of salt

Butter cream frosting

  1. ¾ cup butter
  2. 4 cups icing sugar
  3. 1 cup cocoa
  4. 1/3 cup milk
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate cake side

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Directions

  1. Dissolve the coffee in hot water and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix all the wet ingredients.
  4. Add the dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Pour into two greased medium pans and bake in a 180°C preheated oven for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and cool for a few minutes before removing from removing from the pans and cool completely on a wire rack.
  7. To make the frosting, cream the butter in the mixer and add icing sugar, cocoa and gradually add milk until you’re happy with the consistency, and finally add vanilla and mix well.
  8. Frost the cake.
  9. Enjoy.

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Apple Raisin Cake

apple raisins cake

Ingredients

  1. 2 large apples
  2. 1 cup raisins
  3. 1 cup water for soaking the raisins
  4. ½ cup butter, softened
  5. 2 eggs
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  7. ⅓ cup buttermilk
  8. 1 cup sugar
  9. 2 cup flour
  10. ½ teaspoon baking soda
  11. ½ teaspoon baking powder
  12. 1 teaspoon cinnamon

apple raisin cake pan

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Soak the raisins for about an hour.
  3. Drain the raisins and set aside and keep ½ cup of the soaking water.
  4. Peel, core and grate the apples.
  5. In a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix all the wet ingredients, except the apple and raisins.
  7. Add the dry ingredients mixture and mix.
  8. Add the apple and raisins and mix gently.
  9. Pour into two small greased pans and bake for 40 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and cool for about 10 minutes before removing from the pan and cool completely on a wire rack.
  11. Enjoy.

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Pineapple Bundt Cake

Pineapple bundt cake

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup crushed pineapple with the syrup
  2. 2 eggs
  3. ½ cup butter
  4. ½ cup water
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  6. 2 ½ cup flour
  7. 1 cup sugar
  8. 2 teaspoon baking powder
  9. ½ teaspoon baking soda

pineapple bundt cake ingredients

Glaze

  1. Icing sugar
  2. Milk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients mixture and mix well.
  5. Pour the batter halfway into a greased bundt pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before removing from the pan and cooling completely on a wire rack.
  7. Prepare the icing glaze and drizzle over the top.
  8. Enjoy.

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Gingerbread Cake

gingerbread cake

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups self-raising flour
  2. 2 teaspoon ginger
  3. 1 teaspoon allspice
  4. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  5. 1 teaspoon cloves
  6. ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  7. ½ cup butter
  8. ½ cup dark brown sugar
  9. ½ cup syrup
  10. 2 eggs
  11. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  12. ¼ cup water
  13. 2 tablespoon buttermilk

gingerbread cake ingredients

Frosting

  1. Icing sugar
  2. Butter
  3. Cream cheese
  4. Vanilla

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl and all the wet ingredients except water and mix well.
  4. Add flour and mix, and water and mix well.
  5. Pour into a greased pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and cool for a while before removing from the pan and cooling completely on the wire rack.
  7. Prepare the frosting and frost the cake.
  8. Enjoy.

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