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Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Funfetti Cake with Buttercream Icing

It has been quite a while since I updated this blog with a cake recipe. It is not that I am not baking these days, it is just that I am not experimenting too much; I am sticking to my tried and tested recipes most of the times.

The cake I am sharing today is a simple vanilla cake adorned with cute little colorful sprinkles. This one got a thumbs up from DH. So, it makes perfect sense to share it here.

Funfetti Cake with Butter-cream Icing


1½ cups all-purpose flour/maida
1 cup thick hung yogurt
1 cup powdered sugar
½ tsp baking soda
1¼ tsp baking powder
½ cup minus 2 tbsp oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
3-4 tbsp milk or water, add as needed
¼ cup multi-color funfetti

Butter-cream Icing
1½ cup icing sugar, shifted
¼ cup + 3 tbsp butter
1-2 tbsp cream

With an electric beater, beat the butter till soft and fluffy. Add in the shifted icing sugar little by little, beating all the time. Add cream and beat till the icing is well incorporated.

Sugar syrup
3 tbsp powdered sugar
¼ cup water

Mix to form thin sugar syrup
1. Preheat the oven to 180 C. Grease a 9'' round tin and dust it with flour.

2. Sieve flour and keep aside. Cream the powdered sugar and yogurt until sugar completely dissolves.

3. Add baking powder, baking soda to the creamed mixture and mix well. Leave aside for 5 mins and till bubbles appear in the mixture and it slightly increases in volume

4. Now add in vanilla essence and oil and whisk. Slowly add the flour little at a time and blend with wet ingredients. Beat well till creamy and thick. Add water/ milk as needed to form a dropping consistency batter. Stir in the funfetti.

5. Pour the batter prepared tin and bake in the pre-heated oven for 10 minutes at 180 C. Then reduce the temperature to 160 C and bake it for another 30-35 mins. 

6.  The cake is done if a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean. Allow the cake to cool down for 10 mins then, invert it into a plate. When the cake has completely cooled down, it is ready to be iced.

Slit the cake in half and place one half on a cake stand. Brush half of the syrup generously. Spread a thin layer of the icing. Cover with the other half and brush with sugar syrup. Spread the rest of the icing over the cake. Decorate the top by sprinkling some more funfetti sprinkles.

Slice, serve and enjoy!

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