Valentine Cake

4 from 2 votes

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This valentine cake is a sweet way to express your love for a special someone.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsDinner
CuisineDesserts
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Plain Flour / Maida
  • 1/2 cup semolina
  • 1 cup milk pwd
  • 1 cup powder Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 cup Oil
  • 1 cup milk or as required
  • 1/4 teaspoon rose essence
  • Few dried rose petals
  • Rose and melted chocolate for garnish
  • Sugar syrup slightly flavoured with rose sharbat
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Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 170° . Grease the cake tin and line with butter paper and keep aside. Take a sieve and sift in the flour, baking powder, semolina, pwd sugar, milk pwd.
  • Now add oil, milk, rose essence, refined flour, baking soda and mix with the hand mixer , add crushed rose petals, make a smooth dropping consistency batter. Add the batter to the cake tin and then tap it twice!
  • Bake for 15 to 20 mins, Check after 20 mins with a toothpick, if the toothpick comes out clean, cake is ready! If not, bake for another 5 mins.
  • After cake is baked, take it out and let it cool for 10 mins. Loosen the sides with a knife and then transfer the cake into a plate then a cooling rack! Rose Sponge is ready.
  • Cut cake into three layer horizontally by turning the table.
  • Transfer the layers to a plate. Touch the turn table with cream to ensure safe decoration and then add the bottom sponge layer to it.
  • Spread 3-4 tbsp of light rose syrup or sugar syrup to it. Spread a good ½ inch layer of cream to it. Now the middle layer, syrup and cream .
  • Now the final layer, keep it upside down and then spread syrup!
  • Take a big dollop of stiff cream and then spread it on top as well on sides. Then make it smooth! If crumbs are seen, do a crumb coat!
  • Keep the cake in freezer for 10 mins(optional). Makes easier to transfer to serving base!Transfer the cake to Cake base using palette knife. Be careful! Do a final coat of whipped cream
  • Now garnish your cake with rose and melted chocolate.
  • Don't overpower the rose flavor. It should be light.

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