Monday, May 9, 2011

A day to celebrate....

Today is a special day... 10 may 2011 is my 3rd wedding anniversary!

I baked a Chocolate Chestnut Cake for this occasion. Do you like the wedding couple? I piped them using chocolates, so its edible~ kekeke *^_^*


Chestnut cake
(Recipe adapted & modified from Yochana's Cake Delight)

Ingredients for chocolate cake:
4 eggs
80g sugar
100g plain flour
20g cocoa powder
60g cornoil

chestnut filling:
120g canned chestnut puree
100g non-dairy whipping cream

Method:
1. Cake: whisk eggs & sugar till thick.

2. Fold in flour, cocoa powder & cornoil. Pour into 2 cake tins & bake @ 180C for about 20mins.

3. Remove cake from oven, leave to cool on a wire rack.

4. Filling: stir chestnut puree with whipping cream & sandwich the 2 layers of chocolate sponge cake together. Frost the cake with the remaining chestnut cream.

5. Decorate as desired.


A little gift for my hubby on this special day *^_^*

I am submitting this entry to Aspiring Bakers #7 - Chocolate Delight (May 2011) hosted by Doris from Tested & tasted.

32 comments:

Sotong said...

Happy Wedding Anniversary Cathy! Wishing u & hubby many many happy blessed years to come!
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wensdelight said...

Happy Anniversary! Very nice and loving cake!

sspeng said...

The wedding couple is so cute.

Christine said...

Happy wedding anniversay. The wedding couple looks cute.

cathysjoy said...

Christine,
Thanks ;)

cathysjoy said...

Sspeng,
Thanks

cathysjoy said...

Wendy,
Thanks ;)

cathysjoy said...

Sotong,
Thanks ;)

DG said...

Happy 3rd wedding anniversary! You are brilliant ! The cake looks gorgeous .... and delicious too.

jess said...

Happy Anniversary! beautiful cake well done Cathy!

Small Small Baker said...

Happy
wedding anniversary! The cartoon wedding couple is so cute! :)

cathysjoy said...

Doris
Thanks ;)

cathysjoy said...

Ah jess thanks ah ;)

cathysjoy said...

Thanks SSB ;)

Jane said...

Happy wedding anniversary Cathy! The couple looks so traditional and so cute! Are both of you like them? Chestnut cake looks yummy!

cathysjoy said...

Jane,
Thanks! No no we are not so traditional , hehehe. I love the wedding couple too, especially how the bride wanna cover her mouth & smile ;)

lena said...

happy wedding anniversary !! The wedding couple looks so cute..i love their smiles!

cathysjoy said...

Thanks Lena! ;)

鲸鱼 said...

差点看漏了,很美呢,觉得很喜气:P

结婚周年快乐:)

cathysjoy said...

鲸鱼,
谢谢你;)

Hundred Eighty Degrees said...

Hi Cathy's Joy,
Happy 3rd wedding anniversary. I like the wedding couple.

papacheong said...

Congrats!


Papacheong

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cathysjoy said...

Thanks papacheong! :)

cathysjoy said...

Thanks Hundred Eighty Degrees! :)

Jean said...

congratulations cathy!! that's super sweet la :D

cathysjoy said...

Thanks jean ;)

Angie said...

Congratulations! The cake looks so pretty!

cathysjoy said...

Thanks Angie :)

neyeeloh said...

I still can't find the chestnut puree @ cold storage... sob sob

cathysjoy said...

Neyeeloh,

Not all cold storage have chestnut puree. I search for a few places as well & finally got it at Tampines 1.

travellingfoodies (Alan) said...

so nice! i love the cheena couple on the top. looks damn difficult to pipe and fill!

cathysjoy said...

Alan,

Hahaha, i also love the couple! cute rite ;)

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