Sep 9, 2011

I Need A Cake!




I had a mid-morning craving for a cake. *Who doesn't?* 

The last cake I'd bake was before Eid. So I think this will justified my craving. I've had several options of course. This time, I'm going to try something new. Not that what I already have in my repertoire couldn't do their job. This is more like a-newbie-in-baking thing. We've got to try something new so we can develop it to our taste. 

Thus, my heart was pulled into several directions. One, a very beautiful looking Black Forest Cake. As I read through the instructions, I was a bit disheartened. Too many step to follow. Urgh! So I save it for another time when I'm not so much in a hurry. Now moving on to a second choice. Strawberry Shortcake Cake. Looks easy enough to do. But...there's no strawberry laying around in my house! Not even strawberry jam. Which drag me towards a very plain looking cake. I mean it. Seriously the most plain-looking cake ever. 

Which I'm in doubt either to try it or not. But looking at the ingredients plus it's very simple steps, I thought: Okay, just give it a go. I'm sooo in NEED of a CAKE right now! 

After all the jumble trouble and everything. It's done. And... 

It was so darn good!

I've just reduced the sugar a bit. And follow anything else in the ingredients. It's perfect for snacking. Was not too sweet. The apples give it a slight tartness. The crumbs are tender without being too moist. Overall, I'm satisfied. I think it is best to let it cool a few hours to let the flavors mingle a bit before serving. But I don't think you can manage to do that. Me included! 

Here's the recipe. Dig in! ;)



German Apple Cake
Adapted from Food.com

2 eggs
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
5 green apples, chopped 
  1. Beat both eggs and oil till smooth
  2. Add in the next 6 ingredients; mix well
  3. Fold in chopped apples
  4. Pour in a greased 7x11 (inches) baking dish
  5. Baked in preheated oven 350 F / 176 C for 35-40 minutes *I check-up on mine at 35 minutes, and perfect*
  6. Let cool in baking dish before cut into squares. Serve as snack after breakfast or during tea time... ^_^ 














7 comments:

  1. mmg suka buat kek ke?xjual ke?

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  2. suka buat n suka mkn! ^_^ buat utk jual bila ader org request jer...

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  3. yep...u finish half of it...xpadan badan kocik...haishhhh

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  4. yeah, who doesn't? :D


    p/s: comel blog ni.. mesti bro Faiz kat atas tu sukerrr... hehe...

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  5. @ aisyah : One of the healthiest cake I've ever made. No harm done to the body. So who cares?! :P

    @ seksi bani : hehe..hi-5!

    p/s: comelkan blog utk attract mereka2 yg sukakn kecomelan... ;)hahaha

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  6. ala.. jeles nyer, sbb bile sy buat cake mesti tak jadik padahal ikut resepi dah, ke teknik salah.. cane tu.. :D

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  7. hmm...pernah jugak wat cake tak jadi. tp sbb dh penat buat, terpaksa mkn jgk. yg tak jadi tu appearance nye or rasa cake tu?

    if appearance je, try buat lg. practice makes perfect! ;) but if rasa cake tu yg pelik, maybe ader problem kat ingredients..hope this helps ^_^

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