Sunday, December 14, 2008

Christmas Fruits & Nuts Savarin Cake

Named after Brillat-Savarin, a famous 18th century food writer, this cake is soaked with rhum flavoured syrup n filled with chantilly r fresh fruit..but i did a twist of adding dry apricot fruits soaked in honey also glazed with sugar powder...its one of the famous cake usually prepared for great occasions like christmas etc...



1+1/2cups Allpurpose flour
1+1/2cups Sugar
1/4cup Milk
1/4cup Chocolate powder
1/2cup Silken Tofu
1/4cup Butter( room temperature)
1tsp Vanilla extract
1tsp Baking powder
2tbsp Powdered Sugar

To Soak:
10nos Almond pieces
10nos Cashew pieces
1/4cup Dry Apricot pieces
2tbsp Dry Raisins
1/2cup Honey
1/4cup Warm water

Soak everything from the list 'To Soak' atleast for overnite r for 6 hours....

Beat sugar, milk, butter n silken tofu in a large bowl until they turns soft n fluffy..add the all purpose flour, baking powder, chocolate powder n vanilla extract again to the beatened tofu-sugar mixture, bring eveything into a soft cake batter...add now the already soaked nuts n fruits with the honey to the cake batter n turn them well so that they will get well mixed..



Preheat the over to 350F...grease the Savarin pan n pour the cake batter..bake them in middle rack for 25 minutes..Keep aside n let them cool..

Springle the powdered sugar over the cake...Enjoy the cake with a scoop of ice cream r simply with cream!!!

Sending this delicious cake to: AFAM - Apricot host by Siri, Event started by Maheswari
                                              Christmas Feast Event by Purva
                                             Santa's Holiday Challenge Event by JZ of Tasty Treats
                                             Sweet Series - Baked sweets & Chocolates by Paajaka

14 comments:

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

mmmm that looks so moist and so perfect yum yum

Happy cook said... Reply To This Comment

Yummm the cake looks moist and super delicious.

Soma said... Reply To This Comment

How beautiful!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect cake.The addition of apricots is very very excellent.have heard of Savarinbut never the cake.Thanks for the recipe

Madhuram said... Reply To This Comment

Very wholesome and dense cake Priya. I have to get this pan, it's long time pending now. Have you used tofu as an egg substitute? In that case mail it to me I'll include it in the tofu round up.

PG said... Reply To This Comment

a lovely fruit cake and that too vegetarian. wonderful! Looks so juicy and soft.Very tempting!

Ivy said... Reply To This Comment

What a lovely cake and healthy as well.

Siri said... Reply To This Comment

the cake looks yummy Priya. Thanks for such a yummy entry!

Hugs,
Siri

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

super yummy.. daily sweet panni asathareenga pola iruku.

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

It looks very moist and dense! Great recipe

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Looks so soft and moist priya,wish to have a piece:)

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks a lot friends..

@Madhu sure will mail u..

Purva Desai said... Reply To This Comment

It looks yummy, soft fluffy and nutty....
Thank you for the lovely entry...
Congrats for the Marathon trophy, you deserve it

sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

cake looks really good..beautiful..