Artemis Cake Recipe

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Artemis cake by peachpurple

 

 

Artemis Cake is a lot different from other birthday cakes.

It is a thick chocolate cake that tasted similar to brownies but more of the soft side.

This is my first attempt of making Artemis Cake, rather unusual ingredients I must say.

 

Lots of dark baking chocolates, 5 eggs ( normal cake requires 2-3 eggs )but it used the least flour  

which I did not expect of this awesome cake.

 

The icing sugar was sieved ontop of the Artemis Cake after it was baked as there isn’t any

decoration nuts ontop.

You could add in chopped walnuts or pecans if you like.

 

I love this chocolate cake, turned out fabulous, almost similar to brownies.

Care to have some?

 

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Artemis Cake Recipe

 

Ingredients:

# 400g plain dark chocolate ( baking chocolate )choc cadbury

#  5 eggs separated

# 225g butter

# 115g icing sugar

# 6 tsp plain flour, sieved

# 1 tsp ground cinnamon

# some icing sugar to decorate

 

 

Method of baking:

  1. Preheat oven 180C.
  2. Lightly grease the cake tin.
  3. Break dark chocolate into a bowl ( able to stand heat )and stand bowl over pan of hot water until melted. ( Double-boil chocolate )
  4. In a mixing bowl, whish egg whites until stiff ( use a handheld beater ).
  5. In another mixing bowl, beat butter and icing sugar until light and creamy.
  6. Beat in egg yolks.
  7. Add in melted chocolate and stir it lightly.
  8. Stir in flour and cinnamon and then add in whisked egg whites.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Pour in the cake batter into the cake tin.
  11. Bake in oven 45 min until well risen and use a cake skewer to poke into the cake.
  12. If it comes out moist, not too wet, it is ready.
  13. Leave in tin to cool off before turn it out onto a wire rack.
  14. Sift icing sugar over the Artemis Cake and serve immediately.
  15. Yield: 6-8 persons

 

This jolly chocolate cake makes a welcome cake for kids who has sweet tooth for chocolates.

 

 

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Getting ready the ingredients by peachpurple

 

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Cream the batter by peachpurple

 

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Mix melted chocolate into the batter by peachpurple

 

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Do you like chocolate cakes?.

Have you tried a cake with less flour?

What is your favorite cake?

Do share with me your recipes. I would love to learn from yours.

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Wholemeal Fruit Cake for Christmas Day

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This coming Christmas, if you have the desire to bake a cake, perhaps to treat your caroling friends or just for a quiet Christmas celebration with your family, you could consider baking this Wholemeal Fruit Cake for a healthier choice.
This fruit cake is an excellent choice for those young teens who intends to lose weight, weight watchers and middle age adults since it consists of no fats at all ( no butter ), a little of sugar and high in fibre (dried fruits and bran cereal).
While most of the cake recipes have been created with reduced amount of fats such as butter or oil and sugar, they are still not really low in calories. Just that, these cake recipes are lower than the usual ones.
Wholemeal fruit cake is made without butter at all. The natural sweetness of the cake derived from the dried fruits and a little sugar which makes this cake suitable for weight watcher consumer.
I love the color of the mixed fruits sprinkle on the surface of the cake, simply colorful and moist cake to sink your teeth in.
icing sugar is less sweet than castor sugar by peachpurple

icing sugar is less sweet than castor sugar by peachpurple

Tips and Ingredients Substitute

If you have time, do soak the dried fruits overnight with bran cereal to help plump the fruits up, making the cake moist.

If you don’t have muscovado sugar, replace it with light brown sugar or icing sugar.

You can replace skimmed milk with low-fat fresh milk or powdered milk mix with warm water.

 

Wholemeal Fruit Cake Recipe:
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Cook time Preparation time: 10 minutes Baking time: 45 minutes Ready to Serve Time: 55 minutes Yield: 12 pieces
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Ingredients to prepare:

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raisins by pixabay

 

  • 120g unsweetened bran cereal

  • 240g sultanas / raisins

  • 120g red cherries/ raisins / mixed dried fruits

  • 60g light muscovado sugar ( or light brown sugar)

  • 300ml plus 3 tbsp skimmed milk

  • ½ tsp corn oil for greasing

  • 3 eggs beaten

  • 240g self-raising flour

  • A pinch of salt

  • ½ tsp ground mixed spice

 

Method to bake:

1. Place the bran cereal, sultanas, red cherries, sugar and 300ml of milk in a large mixing bowl. 

 

2. Cover and set aside in a cool place for 30 minutes.

 

3. Stir occasionally. 
4. Preheat the oven to 160C / 325F / Gas Mark 3

 

5. Grease an 8 inch (20cm) cake tin with oil and line in with non-stick baking parchment ( baking sheet).

 

(Btw, I don’t use the oven. I use my rice cooker to bake my cakes !!)

 

Panasonic Rice Cooker by peachpurple

Panasonic Rice Cooker by peachpurple

Picture shown is my Panasonic Rice Cooker 

 

6. Beat the eggs and the 3 tbsp of milk together.

 

7. Then, stir this into the soaked fruit mixture. 

 
 

8. Add the flour, salt. Mix well.

 

9. Stir well until thoroughly combined. 
10. Transfer to the prepared tin.

 

11. Bake for 45 minutes or until well-rise, golden brown and firm to touch.

 

12. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes and then cool completely on a wire rack.

 

13. Cut into 12 slices and store in airtight container .

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Recipe was adapted from my aunt
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