Baby Shower Cake Recipe

The baby shower cake should be a masterpiece. It needs to have an attractive design and it should also be delicious.

Most hostesses choose to purchase a cake. Let us face it – making a cake professionally is a difficult task, especially for a person lacking experience. The cake itself is relatively simple to make but decorations require patience, creativity and practice.

If you decide to make your own baby shower cake, you should try the recipe in advance. It may require some adjustments. Here are several ideas that you can make use of. Give those a try and decide whether the cake is the right one for your needs.

Chocolate Cake
The chocolate cake is the most classical and favorite baby shower option. You can make use of various recipes that combine chocolate and other ingredients. Here is a basic way to make a traditional chocolate cake.

You will need the following ingredients: one cup of softened butter, two cups of sugar, one and a half cup of flour, one tablespoon of baking powder, five eggs, one chocolate, one can of whipped cream and one chocolate bar for the icing.

Mix the butter and the sugar in a deep bowl. You will get a soft cream. Add the eggs, flour and baking powder. Continue mixing.

Melt the chocolate and add it to the prepared mixture. Stir. Use two equally sized baking pans. Divide the mixture into the two and bake. This is how you will get the two surfaces you will need for the cake.

Bake the cake mix for an hour and a half and use medium oven temperature. Let the cake cool down before you start preparing and decorating it.

Melt the second chocolate. Add the can of whipped cream to it. Put a layer of the mixture between the two baked cake pieces. Position those on top of each other. The rest of the icing should be used to cover the entire cake. Decorate using fondant and fruits of preference.

Strawberry and Cream Cake
The strawberry and cream cake is another favorite. It looks great and it will be amazing on the buffet table.

You will need six eggs, two cups of sugar, two cups of flour, a teaspoon of salt. The cream is made of half a bottle of milk, two eggs, two tablespoons of flour and five tablespoons of sugar. To decorate the cake, you will need one can of whipped cream, fresh strawberries.

Mix the egg with the sugar until you get a fine cream. Add the flour and salt. Make sure that the mixture is homogenous and fine before baking it.

Divide the cake mix in two equally sized baking pans. Preheat the oven to medium temperature. Bake for 40 minutes, up to one hour. It depends on the size of the baking pan that you have chosen.

To make the cream, add the flour to the milk. Mix the eggs with the sugar and add those to the milk. Boil the mixture until the cream becomes thicker. To improve its taste, you can slice strawberries and add those to the mixture.

Place a layer of cream between the two pieces of baked cake. Pour sugar syrup over it. This step is not necessary but your cake will become juicier. The cream can be used to cover the entire cake. Decorate with the whipped cream and the fresh strawberries. This cake is very light and exceptionally delicious. To make it more intriguing, you can create your banana and strawberry fruit mix.

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