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Offline meganjane

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Make and Store Cake Mix
« on: September 22, 2010, 06:53:26 am »
I've been looking through my collections of recipes for the TMX and came across this one. It's a mixture that you make up and keep in the fridge until you need to make a cake. Then you just add the wet ingredients and bake it.
I don't know if it's already here somewhere, but thought it was a great idea.

THERMO CAKE MIX

150g sugar

Process for a few seconds to make castor sugar.

210g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder

Process for a few seconds to aerate.

2 Tbsp powdered milk
125g butter cut into pieces

Add the above and process on speed 6 for about 3 seconds or until mixture looks like fine crumbs.

Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to three months. When ready to use, leave out until it reaches room temperature. and reconstitute as follows:

For a basic vanilla cake, add:

2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup water

Process on  :: until incorporated and bake as normal.

VARIATIONS

Coffee and Walnut Cake

2/3 cup walnuts - chop for a few seconds on speed 5. Remove.

1 Tbsp instant coffee powder
1/2 cup hot water

Dissolve powder in water and allow to cool before adding to mixture. Add walnuts to mixture or reserve for icing.

Mocha Frosting
1 Tbsp  cocoa
1 tsp instant coffee powder
1 Tbsp boiling water

Dissolve in TMX. Add

1 1/2 cups (sorry, haven't weighed this yet) and mix on speed 5.

Chocolate Cake

Dissolve 1/2 cup cocoa in  1/2 cup boiling water.Let cool to room temps before adding to dry mix.

Lemon or Orange

Simply add zest of fruit and squeeze out juice. Make up juice to 1/2 cup with water.

I remember this working really well. I have a mix in the fridge now. When we've eaten our Chocolate Bimby Cake, I'll make this one up.

Cooking Times and Pans (moderate oven)
20cm Baba Tin - 40 minutes
20cm Ring Tin - 40 minutes
Deep 20cm Round Tin - 50 minutes
24 Patty Pans - 15 minutes
14 x 21cm Loaf Tin - 1 hour
2  26 x 8cm Bar Tins - 35 minutes



« Last Edit: September 22, 2010, 06:56:26 am by meganjane »
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Re: Make and Store Cake Mix
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2010, 07:47:47 am »
Great idea MJ
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Re: Make and Store Cake Mix
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2010, 08:01:14 am »
How fantastic MJ for people who are seriously time poor!
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Re: Make and Store Cake Mix
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2010, 09:39:51 am »
Thanks MJ.  Great idea.  It may have been on another forum, but a great idea as a gift too.
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Re: Make and Store Cake Mix
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2010, 04:07:43 am »
I always do something similar to take away in the van. I'd never used the TMX for it though. Thanks MJ.
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