Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Vanilla cake with mocha pudding


           Happy Valentine's Day
"Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit." Kahlil Gibran

For this wonderful valentine's day I made a cake which was filled with love ( Vanilla Flavored Cake ) & affection ( Mocha Pudding ). Vanilla cake recipe was same as my previous post. But the pudding was borrowed from food network website.
I was just crossing fingers for the recipe to come out perfectly & it was just yummy....
In my husbands words "Itz very delicious..Reminded me the taste of my fav pudding in my uk days"


Ingredients

For Cake
11/2 cups of all purpose flour
11/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt 
2/3 cup sugar 
2 Large eggs @ room temperature 
3/4 cup unsalted butter melted
1/2 cup milk ( Used 2% fat milk)
2 tsp vanilla extract

For Pudding
4 Egg yolks 
2/3 Cup sugar
1/8 Tsp salt
2 Tbs corn flour
1 Cup milk ( 2% milk)
1/2 Cup black coffee
1 Tbs Vanilla extract
1/2 Cup choco chunks



Cake recipe
Preheat oven @ 350 degrees F.
Dry Ingredients
Sift all purpose flour & mix baking powder,baking soda,all purpose flour & salt together in a bowl. 
Wet Ingredients
In another bowl beat eggs & sugar together till the sugar has dissolved.Then add melted butter & Vanilla one after another to the same bowl & keep mixing it with a hand mixer.

Mix the dry & wet ingredients along with milk.Once the batter is ready grease a pan with butter & pour the cake batter init.
Place cake in oven and bake it @ 350 degrees F for 20mins or till the stick comes out clean. ( I used a tooth pik)
Once done cool it on a rack.  


Pudding
In a bowl beat egg yolks,salt, sugar & corn flour to a smooth paste.Heat a bowl with milk,black coffee,vanilla extract & Choco pieces. Mix them till chocolate is melted & then slowly add the yolk mix to it. Keep mixing it till the pudding comes together. Refrigerate it for min of 1hr or over night. 


Later I used pudding as frosting to cake....
The leftover cake crumbs I arranged them in a cup with layers of pudding & njoyed it.... :)


Note:
1. Instead of butter you can use corn oil as a replacement. 
2. For more rich pudding replace 2% milk with whole milk or half creme & half milk.


24 comments:

  1. Love pudding and your hear shaped cake looks awesome

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  2. lovely pudding presentation and cake looks wonderful

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  3. This certainly looks like the best Valentine treat ...Beautifully done

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  4. Delicious and perfect recipe for V day..

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  5. That's one gorgeous cake and love the frosting.

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  6. happy valentine's day .. and a great gift .. thanks for sharing

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  7. yummy cake with awesome frosting

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  8. Really YUMMY Recipe..I am loving it

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  9. Cake looks yummy.. perfect treat for this special day..:)
    Reva

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  10. Really amazing pudding with vanilla cake.

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  11. First time here...wonderful blog..
    Saranya
    http://www.foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  12. looks so delicious! lovely idea..........

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  13. Looks sooo good. Thanks for linking up Valli.. Btw I like your blog design..

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  14. Thank you for all your wonderful comments.. :)

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  15. Cake looks perfect for the occasion. Thx for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
    Event: Sweet Luv
    Event: Strawberries

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  16. cake looks so chocolatey and yumm..

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  17. wow...........looks really awesome.u made it perfectly......

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  18. so tempting pudding !! looks wonderful !! Thanks for linking to the event !!

    Ongoing event CC-Dish For Loved Ones

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  19. Looks so delicious & perfect for the valentine’s day….Thanks a lot for linking with Decorating Challenge
    BTW I guess you have forgotten to give a back link to my event
    Decorating Challenge- Valentine’s Day Ideas ....:)

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  20. What a beautiful looking cake, esp. with that mocha twist!! I'm highly delighted to find such a lovely bake.
    Thanks for linking but guess you forgot to add the link back. :)
    Event : Cakes, Cookies and Desserts

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