Monday, 14 February 2011

Valentine Cake




Happy Valentine Day To Everyone.....

Today I baked 3 heart shape cake for this romantic day. The 1st cake definitely will give to my lovely husband. The 2nd heart shape cake will give to my friend's son Alvin who was on valentine day and the 3rd heart shape cake will give to my friend YS who was born on this month。


Chocolate Nescafe Banana Cake

Ingredients
3 pcs 6 inch heart shape cake pan
360g Sponge mix
40g Chocolate powder
8 eggs
100g water
100g corn oil

Cake Filling :
3 bananas ( sliced)
1 packet 3 in 1 nescafe
250g non-dairy whipping cream

Ganache:

300g chocolate (cut slices / cut cube)
150g dairy whipping cream
50g butter

decoration
some baked almond flake ,sliver almond and walnut
some star shape sugar, some love shape sugar, some color ball and some silver ball

Method:
1.) Lined the mould with paper
2.) Put in the egg,water and sponge mix flour and chocolate powder into the mixing bowl.
3.) Whip (1) till light and fluffy.
4.) Mix oil with the batter till well blended. pour in 330g batter to each heart shape cake pan. Bake at 180℃ for 30 minutes. Once baked, remove cake immediately from the mould.
5.) Leave the cake completely cool before cutting into 3 layers horizontally.
6.) Filling : whisk the non-dairy whipping cream and 3 in 1 nescafe till stiff.
7.) Spread filling onto 1st layer of cake and arrange the banana slices on top of the filling and spread some filling onto the banana and cover with 2nd layer cake .
8.) Repeat (7) till for all layers of cake. Leave in fridge to set. For the last layer just placed the cake on top of the filling .
9.) Heat dairy whipping cream , chocolate and butter in double- boiler stir till chocolate melt.
10.) Place cake on a wire rack, pour on chocolate ganache and decorate, refrigerate till set.
-----Happy Baking-----

5 comments:

Anncoo said...

Those heart shape cakes look so pretty and definitely will melts in your husband's heart :))
Happy Valentine's Day to you and your loved ones.

HS Kitchen And Hobby said...

Anncoo, Thanks for your compliment.

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olivia said...

Hi Just love the valentine cake...so thoughtful of you to bake something lovely for your loved one.

HS Kitchen And Hobby said...

Olivia,Thanks for visiting. Hope you drop by frequently.