Thursday, July 7, 2011
Plum and berry cake
Flour 2 cups
Oil 1/2 cup
Butter 50 gms
Sugar 1 cup
thick sour curd 1 cup
Baking powder 15 gms/2 tsp
orange/mixed fruit juice 3/4 cup
Flax seed powder 3 tbsp
split plums 250 gms
Frozen/fresh mixed berries 200 gms
Sugar to sprinkle
In a mixer,blend we together oil, butter, curd and sugar.
Now add the flax seeds,flour,baking powder, and the juice.Blend for about 4 mins.
Grease a 12 inch baking tin and dust with flour.
Pour in the batter.
Top with plums and the berries.
Sprinkle sugar and put into a pre-heated oven at 180 deg. in the middle rack.
After about 15 mins turn down heat to 150 deg and bake further.It would take about 45-50 mins to really bake well.
Now put in a dry needle to check if the cake has baked through well.If not , keep it for more time.
Check if the sides of the cake are leaving the tin a bit too.
Cool on a rack for about 1 hour.
Remove from the tin and serve with whipped cream,custard and coffee.