Saturday, June 23, 2012

Chocolate syrup Marble Cake ~ for the 2 month Kiddo

Yes, the kid Jr.A completed 2 months yesterday. Time truly flies... It seems like only yesterday we held our sweet lil bundle of joy and its already 2 months. Every moment has been etched in my heart and these beautiful days will never fade from memories. He teaches me something or the other every single day and I am learning to cope up with him. For the first month 'A' bought a cake and we had a small family get-together. But this month I decided to bake the cake at home and made a marble cake with Hershey's chocolate syrup for the chocolate batter since I didn't have cocoa powder at hand. Nevertheless the cake turned out perfect and tasted great too. The kid was blinking innocently over all the hooplah going around and we had a terrific time.

Thanks to all my loving readers who inquired about the lil' one. He is doing great and keeping me on the toes all time. I am in my mom's house and hence am finding time to blog and read since taking care of 'Aa' has been delegated to the mother *winks* with me poking in only half of the time.

The cake had a light, fluffy and spongy texture and the marble pattern stood out very well. Will I try this ~ Yes, I will with other flavored syrups.

~*What U Need*~
Maida - 1 cup
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Salt - a pinch(skip if using salted butter)
Sugar - 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp
Butter - 50 gms
Egg - 1
Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Hershey's chocolate syrup - 1/4 cup minus 1 tbsp

How I Made It:

Grease a cake tin of any choice. Sieve together maida, baking powder and baking soda thrice. Cream butter and sugar till fluffy.

Add the egg and beat well till light. Add milk and beat well. To this add the flour mixture and fold gently.

Divide the batter into 2 equal parts. To one part add the chocolate syrup and mix well. Pour the Vanilla mixture into the the tin. Then drop the chocolate batter over the vanilla batter. Using a knife, swirl the cocoa batter into the vanilla batter to give it a marble effect.

Bake in a preheated oven for 40 mins at 180 deg C. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

My Notes:
** Adjust the amount of chocolate syrup that goes into the cake as per your preference.
** If you add in more reduce the quantity of sugar in the chocolate batter so that it does not become overly sweet.
** U can substitute the chocolate syrup with strawberry or caramel syrup. Next in line are these flavors.

Slice and enjoy.

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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  1. yummy cake.. makes me hungry :)

  2. Hi Vimithaa ,

    i'm Punitha of

    New to your sweetty space:)

    Cake and your presentation are really superb!!!

    Keep on Vimitha and do visit my blog at your free time:)

  3. lovely cake.. never thought of adding syrup to cake..
    Noel collections

  4. wow...lovely idea Vimitha......yummy soft n inviting cake.....TC

  5. cake looks super soft and yummy

  6. wow nice and soft and spongy cake.

  7. spongy cake to celebrate the special occasion.

  8. Wow already two months, days are running like anything, wat a lovely way to celebrate.

  9. Congrats on your baby turing 2 months! What a wonderful cake to celebrate with!

  10. Cake looks super soft..Congrats to u n baby:)

  11. Delicious chocolate cake. Happy 2 month your little prince.

  12. I love how you're celebrating each month :) Your cake looks moist and delish...perfect for a 2 month bday!

  13. cake looks soft and delicious... perfect... congratulations...

  14. congrats on the babys 2 month anniversary.......the cake looks real delicious.

  15. looks spongy..... congrats to the proud parents... and hugs to the lil one....

  16. looks soft and moist. lovely looking marble cake. happy two months birthday to Jr. A

  17. Oh my goodness.... can I please have that!

  18. looks lovely and delicious...mouthwatering!

  19. Cake looks so moist n soft..perfect ...first time to ur space.. already ur follower now..

  20. Wow beautifully done.. looks so lovely and yummy..

  21. how much is left over?! did your little one really have it?

    1. Oh dear no.. I just got a few clicks with the cake near his mouth... Show off *winks*...

  22. cake looks so moist and soft.delicious cake..

  23. perfect and easy to use chocolate syrup...


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