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Homemade birthday cake better than any store-bought cake.
150 grams Cake Flour, Sifted
1-½ teaspoon Baking Powder
75 grams Butter
6 whole Eggs, Separated
200 grams Sugar
1 teaspoon Vanilla
Sift the flour and baking powder three times.
Melt the butter in a small pan. Let cool.
Separate the egg whites and yolks. Beat egg whites until they become white and frothy. Add sugar little by little and continue beating until sugar dissolves.
Next add the egg yolks and beat about 5 minutes. After that, combine dry ingredients, melted butter, and vanilla. Mix well using a rubber spatula.
Pour the sponge cake batter in a 9×9-inch baking pan that has been greased with butter and floured.
Preheat oven to 180 C degrees and bake the cake for 25 minutes.
The cake is ready when you can lightly press on it with your finger and it bounces back.
Remove the cake from the oven and let cool before decorating it. When the cake is cool, spread butter icing on the top of the cake.
Decorate with flowers. I made them using gum paste.
This is the cake I made for my daughter’s 26th birthday.
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Pastry chef and co-owner of Flour Bakery and Café in Boston, Joanne Chang, learned the technique for mixing this fun and festive birthday cake from "The Cake Bible" by Rose Levy Beranbaum. It's also a wonderful alternative to the Duncan-Hines cake mix.
Adapted from "Flour" by Joanne Chang and Christie Matheson.
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Homemade Birthday Gift for Kids
I am stella from Sri lanka
Homemade Birthday Gift for Kids
Birthday are always happening year round.There are many items that you can give as gifts.But homemade gift is very special.It is tasty and nutritious gift for a kids party.
* FOR THE DOUGH:
* 100 grams Flour, All Purpose
* ¼ teaspoons Salt To Taste
* 50 grams Butter, Chilled
* ½ whole Egg Yolk, Beaten
* 50 milliliters Water Cooled
* FOR THE FILLING:
* ½ Tablespoons Olive Oil -Filling
* ½ teaspoons Garlic Chopped
* 1 Tablespoon Red Onion, Chopped
* 50 grams Smoked Salmon, Crumbled
* 25 grams Mashed Potatoes
* ¼ teaspoons Black Pepper
* ½ teaspoons Salt To Taste
* ½ whole Whole Egg, Beaten
Sift the flour. Place the flour and salt in a large bowl. Mix. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Next add approximately 1/2 of the egg yolk and the water. Mix well your hands. Try to work quickly.
Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and chill for 10 -15 minutes.
Now take the chilled dough and roll out into a 12 inch square that is about 1/8 inch thick, using a rolling pin.
Put the greased mold onto a 12inch square pastry sheet. (I made the boat mold out of thick paper. I covered the paper with aluminum foil. Before using a boat mold brush it with butter or coking spray.) Break off pieces of dough and press them into the mold – make sure the dough goes up the sides as well.Then trim off the excess pastry. Prick the base with a fork to prevent air bubbles.
In a pan heat 1/2 table spoon olive oil over medium high heat, add garlic and mix until slightly softened. Next add onion, salmon, and prepared (or leftover) mashed potatoes. Mix until onion is softened and everything is heated through. Add pepper and salt. Mix well.
Place your prepared filling in the pastry ‘boat’. Brush the edges of the pastry with some egg wash then place additional pastry over the top and press down to seal. Now make two holes on the top. Brush the egg on top of the pastry.
Bake about 20 minutes at 200 c degrees or until the crust is golden brown.
Remove from oven and let cool.
After that decorate with flags and masts. I’ve done in the photo above.
The flags and masts were made out of pastry dough. You can do this with the extra scraps of dough if you want.
Serve and enjoy.