Everyone loves a delicious homemade cake. Many people tend not to make cakes because they think it is a difficult and time consuming task. Fortunately, there are easy cake recipes that are perfect for the novice baker and one who has a busy life.
The following are a few easy cakes to make at home:
1.) Sponge Cake: This cake is very easy to make and is light, tasty, and perfect for the family or when entertaining guests.
Ingredients: 4 oz (110g) self raising flour, sifted, 1 tsp baking powder, 4 oz.(110g) soft margarine, 4 oz (110g) sugar, 2 large eggs, 2-3 drops vanilla
The entire baking time from start to finish takes less than an hour.
2.) Ice Cream Cake: A delicious treat children will love.
Preparation time: 20-30 minutes. Freezing time: 8 hours or overnight.
For one 8 inch ice cream cake you will need: 3 c.chocolate ice cream, slightly softened 5 Heath bars or 5 oz. English toffee, coarsely chopped 4 tbsp. chocolate syrup 3 tbsp. coffee liqueur 3 c. vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
3.) Chocolate Cake: Preparation time takes only a few minutes. The result is moist and delicious chocolate cake.
Ingredients: 4 oz (110g)self raising flour, sifted, 1 tsp baking powder, 4 oz (110g)soft margarine, 4oz (110g)sugar, 2 large eggs, 1 tbs. cocoa powder. Filling ingredients:
2 oz (55g) butter or quality margarine, 4 oz (110g) icing/confectioners' sugar, 1 rounded tbs cocoa powder, 2 tsp of milk.
Preheat the oven to 170 deg C, 325 deg F.
Sift the baking powder and flour into a large mixing bowl. Add the other ingredients to the bowl and beat until everything is mixed together. Put half the mixture in each of the prepared pans and place on the centre shelf of the preheated oven for about thirty minutes.
4.)'Fruity' Cake: A delicious and fruity treat for the whole family
Ingredients: 2 eggs, 1 c.salad oil, 2 c. sugar, 1 tsp. salt, 2 c. flour, 1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. cinnamon, ground, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1/2 c. chopped nuts (optional), 1 can pie filling (apple, cherry, peach, etc.)
When mixed, stir in can of fruit with its syrup. Pour into a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes. Cool.
5.) White Birthday Cake: This is an easy and delicious cake for anyone's birthday.
Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups cake flour (9 ounces), 1 cup whole milk, 6 large egg whites (3/4 cup), 2 teaspoons almond extract, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar (12 1/4 ounces), 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon table salt, 12 tablespoons softened unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees and bake for about 25 minutes.
Easy cake recipes are great for parents on the go. You will not only enjoy eating this delicious treat, but have fun making it. Try making an easy cake today and make sure you share it with friends and family.