Yesterday Sep 04-2013 my little one completed 6 months.....OMG time is flying too fast...Seems like yesterday when she came to our world. Luv U my baby . To celebrate this I decided to make the TUTTI FRUTTI cake...Made this for 1st time & it came out really tasty...This cake is my favorite and I am super excited about bringing this recipe in my blog!! So here we go
1 ½ cup All purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1tsp cinnamon powder
Pinch of nutmeg powder
1 stick of unsalted butter (room tempr.)
1 cup white sugar
2 large eggs
1 ½ tsp pineapple essence
½ cup milk
1 tsp orange zest
2 tblsp finely chopped cherries
1/2 cup tutti frutti
2 tblsp broken cashews
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the rack in the middle of the oven. Grease a cake Pan or line with paper liners and set aside.
Take bowl. Sieve flour, baking soda and baking powder, Baking soda and keep aside..
Whisk butter with sugar till light & fluffy. Add in beaten eggs and essence and give a quick whisk.
Fold in flour and baking powder, soda & orange zest, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder. Add Milk & mix well. Do not over beat, just mix till well combined in low speed.
Add chopped cherries, tutti frutti, broken cashews & reserve some for sprinkling on top. Do not beat it but just fold until combined and pour the batter into prepared cake pan. Sprinkle the remaining cherries, tutti-frutti & cashews on the top.
Bake for 30-35 mins until the cake turns to light golden brown and a toothpick or thin knife inserted into the center of a cake comes out clean & cake becomes golden & springy to touch. let it cool for 5-10 min.
Remove cake from pan , Cut as per your desired shapes and enjoy the slices.