Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Caramel Cake

All purpose flour - 2 ¾ cup
Butter - 1 1/2 sticks
Sugar - 1/4 cup
Eggs - 3
Vanilla extract - 2 tsp
Cinnamon powder - 3/4 tsp
Cloves - 1/2tsp
Nutmeg - 1/2 tsp
Baking powder - 2 1/2 tsp
Salt - a pinch

For caramel:
2 cups sugar
2 tbsp water
1 cup water

Preparing Caramel:
Heat a heavy bottomed vessel and cook the sugar and a tbsp of water on
medium high heat. Sugar will melt and start to change its color. Don’t stir, you can swirl the vessel, once or twice. When the color has changed to a little darker or golden brown color, turn off heat and immediately, pour 1 cup of water very carefully into the caramel and stir to mix well. You will find that the liquid will splash when you pour the water into the hot caramel, so you have to careful with your hand and see that children are not around. Cool the caramel before adding to the cake batter.

In a large bowl beat sugar and butter till smooth Add eggs,milk and vanilla essense beat until fluffy.
Add cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and Caramel & combine well. Seive all purpose flour, baking powder,salt. Blend all the ingredients to get a smooth batter.Pour the batter into a greased baking pan.

Preheat the oven and bake the cake 350 F.

1 comment:

Nik said...

Yummy cake - ate lots of it !!