Cake is a form of sweet dessert which is fully baked. It is an item of soft sweet food made from a fusion of flour, far, eggs, sugar, butter and other ingredients. This food is famous for some ceremonial occasions like weddings, anniversaries, and birthday. In all the festivities, special cakes are prepared to best suit the occasion. And Christmas is no exception. As a matter of fact, Christmas Cakes are an integral part of the Christmas celebrations. Nowadays in the Christmas parties we get to see a large variety of cakes ranging from all shapes and sizes, decorations, topping and ingredients. Earlier only the plum cakes were famous for Christmas. But as the time has progressed, so many specialists are preparing various dishes of cakes, worldwide. Christmas cake not only based on fruit but also it gives the people another taste.
Chocolate and Orange Christmas Cake
Cake is a delicious food of every people. In Christmas Party chocolate and orange cake is the most delicious cake among the others came. Its chocolaty taste makes it more delicious.
When you want to make this cake, at first put the raisins and seedless sultanas into a proper bowl and covers with some orange liqueur. Then cover the bowl and set aside for twenty four hours. When you want to read this cake preheats the oven to 150 degree centigrade. Then you can mix the butter and sugars in a large bowl for making the cream until the mixture will light, pale and fluff. Then you can add eggs one at a time.
Then you can put the chocolate pieces in a heatproof bowl and stir until it melts. After the mixture you can add cooled melted chocolate to the egg mixture. Then you put some mixed spice, Cinnamon and nutmeg. When you fold this it will be the well combined mixture. Then add the lemon juice and remaining orange liqueur and mixed together.
Then you can mix soaked raisins, seedless sultanas, mixed peels, cherries walnuts and hazelnuts. Then you can cover the total mixture with a baking paper. Bake the preheated oven for two hours. When the cake is cooked by inserting a thin metal into the middle and when it comes out clean the cake is done. This came will stay maximum three weeks. If you preserve it you should follow some steps.
This is the popular cake in Christmas. People, for those who like the coconut flavor, this cake gives them an unique taste. When you want to prepare this cake at first preheat the oven to 160 degree centigrade. Then you can make the mixture of the cake. For making the cream you can mix some butter and sugar for five minutes to bring a light and fluffy cream. Then add the eggs, one at a time.
After this addition you can add the vanilla and almond and mixed together properly. In another bowl mixed the baking powder and baking soda. In three parts add the dry ingredients and buttermilk. When the mixture will be ready you can fold it with 200 gms coconut. For making this bake you should use muffin pan with paper liners.
Then you fill each liner to the top with batter. Bake for twenty five to thirty five minutes until the tops are brown and it comes out clean. Then allow cooling in the pan for fifteen minutes. Then remove it to a baking rack and cool it completely.
After removing it mix the vanilla, almond and cream mixture, which was make with butter and sugar. Then you can add the icing sugar and mix until smooth. Then ice the cupcakes and sprinkles with the remaining coconut. After following these steps you can get delicious coconut cupcakes.
Gingerbread Layer Cake with Raspberries and Lemon Butter Cream
At first you need to heat the oven to 350F. Then you should put oil around the cake pans to five inches and then place the paper. Then you should dust the sides with the flour. Then whisk the oil, granulated sugar, eggs and brown sugar and little amount of zest.
Then separate cinnamon, baking powder, cloves and nuts into the bowl separately so that you it can used during the cake. Use another bowl where you would be separating the lemon juice and baking soda. Then use the butter into the mixture and allow it for 30 minutes and after that stipulated time insert the tester to check whether it is baked or not. If the tester comes out clean then you can sure that it is baked.
Then you need to provide the icing. Use the butter with lemon zest and half of ice sugar. Then you need to add the lemon juice to the water and vanilla. Then batter is added and it allowed beating vigorously so that the cake becomes smooth and soft. After this batter is poured onto the pan and then leave it for thirty minutes. And then it checked to find it is cleaned or not. Then beat the mixture well until the fluffy is obtained from the icing.
Then you need to have the assemblage of all the materials together for that you need to have one layer of cake layer then use the icing to spread it over the surface of the layer. Then you should dot the icing and that will be followed with the second layer of icing. Then insert the second layer of the cake smoothly and gently over the surface of the first layer. Then you should follow the same procedure to create the other layers. But when you are going for the final layer you cannot use the same procedure rather you need to change certain things to get the right combination.
Spread the remaining amount of icing over the last layer that you have already created and then decorate with the raspberries. This adds better look to the cake and when you are having such cake it increases the favor of your taste. Then allow the cake to remain in a clod place until it is served. While serving one should check whether the cake is in the solid condition or not otherwise the taste would not match the expectation.
The cake need to keep in refrigerated around three days.