Easter Nest Sweet Cake With Sour Cream-Royal Icing and Pistachios
1 - Nest Sweet Cake Recipe:
1 1/2 cups All-purpose flour/ Plain flour
110 grams /4 oz. Unsalted butter* at room temperature
2 Large eggs
2/3 cup Soft brown sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons Baking powder
1/2 cup Sour Cream
Royal Icing-* recipe below
Unshelled Pistachios,chopped (optional)
Flowers and Eggs to decorate the cake
2 - Royal Icing Recipe:
1 Medium Egg White
3/4 cup Icing Sugar/ confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
Few drops of green food coloring
Nest Sweet Cake Recipe Preparation:
Preheat oven to 190 C/ 375 F. And Lightly grease a ring cake pan.Set aside.
In a medium bowl--and using an electric mixer-- beat sugar, eggs and butter until creamy.
Add sour cream and flour and mix for a couple of minutes.
Pour mixture into cake pan. And bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through when tested with a skewer.
Let cool on a wire rack for about 10 minutes. Then pour the royal icing/glaze onto the cake, pistachios and decorate as desired.
Royal Icing Preparation Preparation:
Using a standard mixer, beat egg white until soft stiff peaks is form. Add lemon juice and sugar and food coloring. Beat for a couple of seconds more. Use as soon as it is made.
This homemade Easter Cake is absolutely delicious and it can be made in less than 20 minutes- What could be better than that? Share with your family and friends or give as a wonderful gift to someone special :)
April 17, 2011