Saturday, 16 November 2013

Pressure cooker cake- Black forest




I prepared this cake without using oven. I know oven is not a common cooking option in everywhere so I took a chance to prepare cake in pressure cooker. Normally we Malabar people prepare some traditional cake varieties in pressure cooker by keeping that in mind I prepared this. But nobody can differentiate it. I will call it as black forest cake because I tried to make black forest cake :)  . No it was black forest cake trust me cake was really yummy it got exact taste. 

Ingredients
4 eggs
¾ cup of all purpose flour
¼ cup of coco powder
1 ½ tbsp of vegetable oil
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp of vanilla essence
½ tsp of baking powder
½ tsp cooking soda
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 tsp of butter
3 tsp of cherry syrup
1 cup Whipping cream
¼ cup of powdered sugar
½ tsp of vanilla essence
½ cup of chocolate shave

Preparation
1)    Separate egg white and yolk
2)   In a bowl add egg yolk and sugar beat well till it become 3 fold
3)   In a separate bowl beat egg white to make thick peak
4)   Mix egg white with yellow carefully. Add vegetable oil and vanilla essence into this
5)   Sieve all purpose flour, coco powder, baking powder, cooking soda and pinch of salt at least 2 times
6)   Add this all purpose mixture into above egg mixture
7)   Mix carefully and transfer this in heated pressure cooker containing 1 ½ tsp of melted butter (I used 5 liter pressure cooker) 
8)   Close the lid without pressure cooker weight
9)   Cook in low flame till cooked smell comes out through nozzles
10) Or cooks till an inserted tester comes out clean and let it cool
11)  In a bowl add whipping cream and whip well to get thick peak in between add ¼ cup of powdered sugar
12) Once the cake cooled make two or three pieces
13) Sprinkle one tsp of cherry syrup on each pieces of cake
14) Layer one piece of cake with whipped cream then place another piece of cake
15) Complete the all pieces and at last cover the cake with whipping cream and shaved chocolate

16) You can decorate this with cherry and can add pieces of cherries in each layer  
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(I couldn't take all pictures it was very difficult to manage I forgot to take some step)




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