Friday, February 14, 2014

Orange (Citrus) cake microwave

I never thought id ever post recipes...but here I am my experiment with citrus cake turned out extremely tasty!

You need 2 eggs,  1 cup powdered sugar, 1/2 cup vegetable oil (or butter), 1 cups flour, 1 cup semolina,  3 teaspoons baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup fresh orange/ sweet lime pulp, zest from oranges, vanilla essence....
First beat the eggs well and add all the other ingredients except zest. I dint use a juicer but manually extracted the pulp such that it remains intact and tastes great when u bite into it. Gently sprinkle the zest. I added lesser sugar as the oranges and sweet limes I used were extremely ripe and sweet. Pour into a microwave bowl lined with butter/ oil and I let it cook in the microwave for 7 minutes (keep checking that it doesn't over cook or will lose the pulp taste
Once done I scooped out the center and put some orange marmalade, sprinkled icing sugar and designed the cake to look like an orange slice....
It tasted great and kids love it! Later I experimented the same with fresh pineapple juice, turned out lovely too!

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Garden Art

Used some box card boar, old packaging material and paint to make this hanging wall art. Plan to get some nice plant for the stone basket........current have laid grass!
This was picked by recyclart Org...see this