Juan's Rainbow Cake



For cake batter
All purpose flour/maida-3cups
Baking powder-3tsp
Eggs-4
Powdered sugar-2cups
Butter -200gms

  • Sift flour and baking powder together.
  • Beat eggs and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add melted butter and mix well.Add the flour to the mixture and use a wooden spoon to gently fold until just combined.Divide the mixture into 3 portions.keep aside.

For strawberry cake
Fresh strawberries-150gms
Sugar-1tbsp
Milk-1/4cup
Strawberry essence-1/2tsp optional


  • Grind strawberries with 1 tbsp sugar until smooth.Add milk if needed.Strain the mixture through a sieve.keep aside.
  • Preheat oven to 180 degree C or 350 F.
  • Add strawberry puree and essence into the prepared batter and mix well.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.Let cakes rest in pan for about 10 minutes and turn out onto wire racks. Let cakes cool completely (about 45 minutes).

For Pistachio cake
Pistachio-3/4cup
Milk-1/4cup
pistachio essence-1/2tsp (optional)
Green food color-2-3 drops

  • Soak pistachio in milk for 2 hours.remove skin and grind it into a thick paste.
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Add pistachio paste ,essence and food color into the prepared batter and mix well.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.Let cakes rest in pan for about 10 minutes and turn out onto wire racks. Let cakes cool completely (about 45 minutes).



Orange cake
Fresh orange juice-1/2cup
Orange peel (grated)-1tsp
Orange essense-1/2tsp 
orange food color-2-3 drops (optional)

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  • Add orange juice,essence, grated peel and food color into the prepared batter and mix well.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or a tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.Let cakes rest in pan for about 10 minutes and turn out onto wire racks. Let cakes cool completely (about 45 minutes).

Assembling
For Wipped cream layer
Wipped cream powder-2 packets
milk-200ml
Confectioners sugar-3tbsp

  • Chill electric beaters and mixing bowl.Beat cream powder and milk until it thickens slightly, gradually add confectioners' sugar and beat until thick enough to hold its shape. 
  • place strawberry cake on the cake stand and spread a layer of cream.place pistatio cake and top with another layer of cream.Place orange cake and spread the remaining creme over the sides and top of the cake.Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

For chocolate layer
Baking chocolate-300gms (chopped)
Fresh cream-1/4cup

  • Place the chopped chocolate into a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small sauce pan over medium heat. When the cream has come to a boil, pour over the chopped chocolate, and whisk until smooth.Keep aside to cool.
  • Remove cake from the refrigerator and pour chocolate over the cake.Spread evenly over the sides and top.Decorate with chocolate flowers and fresh strawberries







26 comments:

  1. Looks beautiful yummy rainbow cake

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  2. Very attractive and gorgeous cake,love to have a slice<.

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  3. Recently saw the moving Ustaad Hotel and came to know about this cake...Perfectly made...Looks delicious

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  4. Awesome job dear,looks so wonderful.

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  5. OMG! what a stunning pic! Drooling here...Happy valentines day to you!!

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  6. wow what a gorgeous cake dear :) looks so pretty, i love the chocolate roses and colored layers... can i say i love it all :) Happy Valentines Day :)

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  7. awesome job dear,Worth all your efforts..neatly explained,aa slice onnu pass cheyyummo...YUMMMMMY!

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  8. cake looks wonderful.. love the chocolate roses.. yummy!

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  9. wow ganga...have been waitg to make this since few mths..bt the tot of baking 3 cakes pulls me bk...gr8 job...looks delicious

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  19. wow! looks beautiful n soft..nice work!

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