Friday, June 15, 2012

Topo map Love Cake

Topo Map Love Cake
(Recipe adapted & modify from Table for 2)

250g buttter
230g sugar
5 eggs
300g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
125ml UHT milk
zest from 1 orange
10g green tea powder
Cocoa powder for creating the topo lines 

1. With an electric mixer, cream butter & sugar until pale & fluffy.
2.Beat in eggs, one by one, beating well after each addition.
3. Sift 1/2 the flour into the butter mixture & beat on low speed until combined.
4. Mix in milk & sift the balance flour into the mixture. Beat until combined.
5. Divide batter into two. Mix in orange zest in one & green tea powder to the other.
6. Spread 1/2 of green tea batter into a 8" pan & level it. Sift a layer of cocoa powder over.
7. Gently dollop 1/2 of the other colour over & level it. Repeat the sifting of cocoa powder.
8. Repeat layering with both colours, with final layer clean (no cocoa powder on top).
9. Bake in a preheat oven @ 170 degrees for 35mins.


Ah Tze said...

this is beautiful!

Cathyng said...

Tks Ah Tze for your kind words :)

Alice said...

hi Cathy, very pretty color combination :)

Cathyng said...

Thanks Alice =)

lena said...

i've already seen few bloggers making this cake and all turned out just as pretty, really very unique design!

cathysjoy said...

hahaha, mine is not as pretty compared to them but it is fun trying this cake out :)

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