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Prune Cake(rec n pic)

 
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Gina
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 5:30 pm    Post subject: Prune Cake(rec n pic) Reply with quote



There are possibly thousands of recipes out there..but today this is mine to show out. Sugar has been grossly reduced as the preserved Prunes are sweetened..

I was being adventurous today and used all the fancy ingredients from our KC stores.

Ingredients
250g Butter(salted) I use President
100g Fine sugar
4 eggs
200g All Purpose Flour(now I only have Blue Jacket's Premium Plain Flour)
100g Preserved prunes(Del Monte's are nice too, although today I used the ones from Vienna)

Method
1. Add butter, sugar in a mixer and whip till it turns pale yellowish white. (*Kitchen Aid mixer Speed 3)
2. Add eggs and continue to whip till it looks buttercream state.
3. Lower the speed to 2, add prunes, whip till well combined. About 2 minutes.
4. Finally add flour and continue to whisk (about 1 minute) till well combined.
5. Stop the mixer and pour into desired cake pans.
I use the tube pan. You can bake this in a cupcake liner or loaf pan, round pan, square pan or even a train shaped silicone tray.
6. Baked in preheated oven 180C for 45 mins*

*If you use a cake pan, its at least 45 mins.
If you use a cupcake liner, its 20 minutes max!

Once baked, remove from oven to cool. Best to serve this a day later..so the cake does its magic inside.

I used only salted butter for baking cakes as it mellows down the sweetness from the fruits used. I don't use baking powder, soda powder etc. Or even flavouring...this is all natural.
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