Friday, 19 June 2020

Zebra Cake

Zebra Cake is a yummy sponge cake with mixed stripes of two flavors (vanilla and chocolate). Though it looks complicated, it is easy and fun to prepare.

Involve your kids while preparing the cake; its fun to do the layering of both batters to create "Zebra" stripes. After baking, the outcome looks super cool!

Try and enjoy this yummy cake with your family and friends.



PREP TIME
25 mins
COOK TIME
TOTAL TIME 
55 mins
                                                                                                                                               
Recipe for Zebra Cake
Recipe type: Cakes
Cuisine: International
Serves - 10 to 12 (approximately)

Ingredients:

All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups
Granulated Sugar - 1 cup
Eggs - 4
Vegetable Oil - 1 cup
Milk -1 cup
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Salt -  1/4 tsp
Baking Powder –2 tsp
Cocoa Powder – 3 tbsp (use good quality)

Direction:

Sift together all purpose flour, salt and baking powder; keep aside.

Preheat oven to 180 deg. C and prepare the 9" inch cake tin ; keep aside.

In a bowl, beat oil and sugar till it becomes fluffy and light.

Add eggs one by one and beat it thoroughly. Then add vanilla essence.

Fold in the flour mixture gently.

Now divide the batter into two equal parts.


In one part of the batter, add in the cocoa powder and mix it thoroughly without any lumps.

To prepare the zebra pattern, simply layer the batter on top of each other. Take 1/4 cup  of vanilla batter, place it in center of the pan and put 1/4 cup of cocoa batter on top of it. The batter will spread on its own.

 
Continue the process till both the batter is finished.


Bake on preheated oven at 180 deg C for 30 to  35 minutes. Bake till a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.


Remove from oven and allow to cool completely. Once it is cooled completely, remove cake from pan.

Slice and serve!

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