Angela Zonunpari, Hindustan Times
October 07, 2012
First Published: 15:00 IST(7/10/2012)
Last Updated: 15:22 IST(7/10/2012)
Vanilla Sponge Cake
Beat 2 cups sugar and 4 eggs together
Mix in 2 and 1/2 cups of plain flour
Add 1 cup of milk
Slowly mix in 3/4 cup refined oil
Add 2 and 1/4 tsp baking powder and 1 tbsp vanilla essence
Pour the well-mixed batter into a greased tin and
bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 30 to 40 minutes
For the ganache (icing)
In a non-stick pan, slightly warm 300 ml fresh cream with 1 tbsp of brown sugar
Cut up 200g of bittersweet chocolate into small bits and add to the mix. Stir till the chocolate melts
Cool the cake, cut into two
layers and pour ganache onto each layer.
Let it sit till it sets.
Decorate with colourful sprinkles.