20 Aug 2022

Vanilla Cake | Easy and Simple Vanilla Cake

Vanilla Cake | Easy and Simple Vanilla Cake  - In this recipe, we will see how to make an easy simple and moist vanilla cake with a simple and beautiful cake decoration. 

  • Maida - 1/2 cup 
  • Eggs - 2 
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup 
  • Milk - 1.5 tbsp 
  • Oil - 1.5 tbsp 
  • Baking powder - 1/4 tsp 
  • Baking soda - pinch 
  • Salt - pinch 
  • Vanilla - 2 tsp

For the frosting
  • Whipping cream - 1 cup
  • Icing sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Vanilla - 1 tsp
  • Chocolate syrup - 1 tbsp
  • Pink color - 2 drops

Sugar syrup
  • Sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Water - 1 cup

1. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and line a 6 inch cake tin.
2. Take 2 eggs in a bowl and add the vanilla. Beat the eggs till it's light and fluffy.
3. Add sugar and beat till well combined. Add the milk and the oil and beat lightly to combine.
4. For the dry ingredients - place a sieve over the bowl and add maida, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
5. Sieve twice and add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold gently. Do not overmix the batter.
6. Transfer the batter into the prepared cake tin and tap the tin on the counter to remove air bubbles.
7. Bake in the pre heated oven for 22-25 mins or until a skewer comes out clean.
8. Let the cake cool completely and frost the cake.

Sugar syrup
1. Heat the sugar and water and mix it till the sugar dissolves completely.
2. Let it cool completely.

Frost the cake
1. Once the cake cools completely, cut the cake in two and set aside.
2. Take the whipping cream in a bowl, add icing sugar and vanilla and beat till stiff peaks are formed.
3. Transfer the whipped cream into piping bags and refrigerate till we need it.
4. Place the first layer of cake on the cake board and soak the cake with sugar syrup.
5. Place a dollop of whipped cream and spread evenly. Add some chocolate ganache or chocolate syrup and spread evenly
6. Place the next layer of cake and soak it. Frost the cake with more whipped cream.
7. With the remaining cream, I added pink color to it and made some flowers for the cake.

Do watch the video for the step by step description.

1. Here's a detailed post on how to whip cream perfectly.

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