Website of the Year India 2016



Light 5-Star Cream Cake Recipe

Light 5-Star Cream Cake is a popular Continental Dessert
Author :
 
On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
3

Ingredients

  • Cream Cheese Icing:
  • 1 tbsp - light Butter (do not soften)
  • 250 g - package Cream cheese
  • 250 g - powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • For the Cake:
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup - light butter, softened
  • 2 cups - Sugar
  • 2 - Egg yolks
  • 2 cups - all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp - baking soda
  • 1 cup - low-fat buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup - chopped Pecans
  • 1 tsp - Butter extract
  • 1 tsp - Coconut extract
  • 1 tsp - vanilla extract
  • 6 - Egg whites
  • Lemon rind strips (optional)
  • How to Make Light 5-Star Cream Cake:

    1. Prepare cream cheese icing:
    2. Beat butter and cheese at high speed of an electric mixer, until fluffy.
    3. Gradually, add sugar, and beat at low speed until blended.
    4. Add vanilla; beat well.
    5. Cover, and chill.
    6. Coat bottoms of 3 (9-inch) round cake pans with cooking spray (do not coat sides of pans); line bottoms of cake pans with wax paper.
    7. Coat wax paper with cooking spray, and dust with flour; set aside.
    8. Beat butter at medium speed of an electric mixer until butter is creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well.
    9. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
    10. Combine 2 cups flour and baking soda; stir well.
    11. Add flour mixture to butter mixture, alternately with buttermilk, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
    12. Stir in pecans and next 3 ingredients.
    13. Beat egg whites at high speed of mixer, until stiff peaks form (do not overbeat).
    14. Fold egg whites into batter; pour batter into prepared pans.
    15. Bake at 350 degrees for 23 minutes.
    16. Cool in pans 5 minutes on wire racks.
    17. Loosen cake layers from sides of pans using a narrow metal spatula, and turn out onto wire racks.
    18. Peel off wax paper, and cool completely.
    19. Place 1 cake layer on a serving plate, and spread with 2/3 cup cream cheese icing; top with second cake layer.
    20. Repeat with 2/3 cup icing and third cake layer.
    21. Spread remaining icing over cake.
    22. Garnish with lemon rind strips, if desired.




     

    Bawarchi of the Week

    Nithya Balaji

    Nithya Balaji

    Nithya Balaji aims to provide quick and delicious vegetarian recipes in her blog 'Nithu's kitchen'.

    know more