Whether it is a birthday party, a wedding anniversary, the festive occasion of Christmas or Easter, or any such event, the food menu is always considered to be incomplete if no cake is featured. Over the years, food lovers from around the world have developed thousands of cake recipes that are a perfect treat to the taste buds. From creamy ones to the dry cakes, from cupcakes to the larger ones, cakes are so versatile in taste, look, and texture as no other food item. Generally the masses perceive that cakes are only popular among the kids but the reality is that even the adults are in love with some delicious cakes.
Regarding cakes, my friends have also been complaining about an issue; they say that we seldom find any cake recipes from scratch on the web that not only look great in pictures, but also give it a great taste and texture when baked actually. When I tried to verify this argument, I felt that they were quite right. Quite a time I had to face this situation that I got a ‘perfect’ recipe from the internet, but when tried in actual, the result was not as depicted on the source of the recipe.
Considering this in mind, today I have come up with some amazing cake recipes from scratch, which not only look delicious in the pictures, but also when baked in actual. Do try these quick and easy recipes from scratch and add a lot of flavor and fervor to any of your favorite occasions.
The first of the lot is the most popular cake around the world, the red velvet cake; there are so many red velvet cake recipes from scratch around the web, and I have come up with the one I think is the best one. Buttermilk, cream, eggs, butter, and shortening are some of the ingredients that add a lot taste and health to the cake and make it the hot favorite among the cake lovers. Most people are fond of this cake because of its red velvety texture; but what I think is that the taste is great too. In addition to that, it’s quite healthier as compared to other desserts available in the market. What if I tell you that you can prepare this amazing cake in just about two and a half hours or so?
Cheesy cherry cake is another delicious cake that serves to be a great pick for a birthday party or an anniversary. Cherry and cheese are two of my most favorite ingredients which I look to feature in most of the desserts I prepare and this is why I came up with Cheese Cherry Cake. Cream cheese, butter, eggs, cherries, and white sugar give it the just perfect taste, while the addition of half a cup of chopped pecans gives it a great nutty texture. You can come up with this amazing cake in just about one and a half hour or so.
If I have to choose three words to define this cake, I would say; cream, cream, and cream – Yes; it’s so creamy that it leaves everybody craving for more; incredible in taste, creamy butterscotch cake features some delicious ingredients such as butter, amul cream, nuts, and other traditional baking ingredients. My kid tasted it once at one of his friends’ birthday party; he found the taste so amazing that he asked me to bake the cake on his next birthday party. Since that day, this cake is a regular feature of all the parties we arrange at our place. Get to prepare this amazing cake in just about 2 hours or so.
Let me introduce you to an unconventional dessert; Chinese cream cake; the special thing about this cake is the addition of the Chinese cream. Normally, the cakes are topped with cream; but this one is so special, because it is not only topped with cream, but the cream is also applied in between the layers of the cakes. Butter, eggs, milk, sugar, and cream are some of the ingredients that add a lot of creamy texture to the cake; Last, but not the least; but the cake is garnished with some delicious fruits to give it an amazing look. Though you need to spend about more than 3 hours in the kitchen to come up with this special cake, but the taste is so amazing that you are going to prepare it on all of your favorite occasions.
Once I went to attend a conference in Bangkok; after the conference, I opted to reside at a friend’s house. After the main course food, he served me with this delicious Thai cheesecake that made me lick my fingers. I got the recipe from the friend and tried the recipe some weeks later; I served my friends with this amazing cake and made them appreciate, not only the taste of the cake, but also my cooking skills. Graham crackers, cocoa powder, butter, and eggs are some of the ingredients that add a lot of health and taste to the cake. The special thing about this cake is the amazing cake is the perfect combination of sour cream and cream cheese that adds a perfect creamy texture to this delicious cake. Unlike some other cakes, this cake takes quite a time to get ready; but once you try its taste, I am sure you are going to try the recipe time and again.
Lemon is one such ingredient that has been known for its health benefits for centuries; so, what about adding it to some delicious and then enjoy some superb dessert. Butter, caster sugar, lemon juice, lemon curd, and double cream add a lot of creamy touch and texture to this cake. Get to prepare this amazing cake in just about one and a half hour. Do serve this delicious cake along a cup of tea and get to enjoy a perfect afternoon.
I am in love with nuts and not only use them regularly plain, but also feature in almost every dessert I make; there is nothing better for me than a rich and creamy cake that contains a whole pool of nuts. Fortunately, I was able to get a perfect nut cake recipe from one of my friends and now I am sharing it with you. Dark raisins, golden raisins, dates, honey, walnuts, eggs, and lemon juice are some of the ingredients that make this cake a treat to the taste buds. You can add any of your favorite nuts in the cake to increase its nutty texture; feasible options may be pecans, almonds, or pistachio. Unlike most of the nut cakes served in the parties, this nutty cake can be prepared in less than an hour.
As I mentioned earlier, cheese has been my favorite ingredient and this is why I look to feature in most of the recipes I make, especially in desserts. Such desserts that feature cheese have always appealed me; but there is a problem – and that is all my kids use to stay away from such desserts – so I had to come up with some way out and finally I came up with a solution. The solution was to add chocolate in the recipe to make it friendly for the kids. Cheese and chocolate cake is a great combination of butter, eggs, cocoa, milk, and cheese –a perfect treat to the taste buds. Get to prepare this wonderful cake in about two and a half hours.
Another delicious dessert, praline cake with cream is sure to please all the food lovers – served with cream, praline cake is a perfect combination of butter, brown sugar, pecans, whipping cream, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and oranges – I am sure you must be licking your lips while reading the ingredients. Do prepare this amazing cake on any of your favorite occasions and I am sure that all the guests are going to love this beauty. Get to make this cake ready in just about 3 hours or so.
Fruits form to be a great source of nutrition, especially for the kids; I let my kids enjoy in whatever way possible such as juices, shakes, smoothies, desserts; for the time being, let’s discuss a fruity dessert that is sure to please you if you are a fruit lover. Fruit frosting cake features some very fine ingredients such as blueberries, sugar, cream cheese, butter, eggs, and milk. Of course, you can add any amount of fruits in the recipe, but I would suggest you to stick to the ones added in the recipe; the reason is that if you add a lot of fruits, you would end up making a mess of the taste and would not be able to get one peculiar taste; so it’s better to stick to the taste.
Another popular variation to the cheese cake, honey with cheese cake is sure to catch attention of everybody present at the party it is served. Butter, cream cheese, honey, and orange zest are added in the receipt to give you the taste you have always looked for. What I love about this cake is that honey not only adds a lot of taste to the recipe, but also makes it quite healthy. This is why I love to serve it to my kids too, so that they are able to enjoy a perfect punch of health combined with delicious taste of honey. The amazing thing is that you can get this cake ready in about two and a half hours.
I was astonished when I came to know the name of the cake for the very first time; its look is so perfect that it makes me lick my lips. My taste buds get enticed once I see this delicious cake placed in a shelf of some local bakery; but instead of buying the cake, I come back home and prepare it homemade with this simple recipe. Butter, eggs, orange zest, lemon zest, cream, buttermilk, and cranberries are some of the ingredients that add a lot of flavor to this amazing cake. Though it takes a bit of time to get ready, but the taste is sure to crave you for more.
Though the name may seem a bit weird to some people, but let me tell you that this cake is quite popular among the food lovers around the world. A perfect homemade dessert, Tres Leches cake recipe is a must try recipe if you are going to arrange some party at your home. The baking procedure is quite an extensive one, so you need to spare a lot of time for it; that’s why I would suggest you to bake it on some holiday. The taste is great – the feel is awesome and that’s all you need.
I was able to enjoy this perfectly baked cake when I was on a trip to Berlin; one of the best German desserts I have ever enjoyed, German Apple Cake is a moist and creamy cake, that suffices you appetite if you are a dessert lover. What I like about this cake is that though it features sugar, orange juice, cinnamon, the flavor of apples remains quite dominant, which makes me love this delicious cake. My kids love this cake though he is not that much fond of apples and this makes this cake a regular feature of our diet. The cake can be prepared in just about one and a half hour.
Pina Colada has been one of my favorite drinks and I am enjoying it for years now; the idea of making a pina colada cake appealed me a lot and this made me try this recipe. Cream of coconut, butter, pineapple juice, cream, and coconut flakes are combined in the recipe to give you the taste you have always craved for. Unlike, most of the delicious cakes, pina colada can be prepared in just about 40 minutes or so.
Most of the food lovers look for cake recipes from scratch but either they find ‘cake-mix’ recipes or find something that appeals them online but doesn’t taste great in actual. For all such people, this article is going to help for sure; do try any of the above mentioned cake recipes from scratch and add a lot of flavor to your parties; last but not the least – do let me know the feedback please.