Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Blueberry Cream Cheese Cake 蓝莓乳酪蛋糕

这是几天前为自己做的生日蛋糕。
虽然没有华丽的外表装饰,但却有一种单纯的好味道!  
I baked myself a birthday cake few days ago.
Although there is no gorgeous decorative with appealing finished touch, but it do taste amazing!
Blueberry Cream Cheese Cake 蓝莓乳酪蛋糕

Sponge cake
(Recipe adapted from Nasi lemak Lover)
Makes : 1 x 6" removable bottom cake pan 

Ingredients 


50g butter (salted)
50g cake flour
3 egg yolks (A size)
55g milk

3 egg whites (A size)
50g caster sugar
6g corn starch


Method
  1. Separate egg yolk from egg white in 2 mixing bowl. Set aside to return to room temperature.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan, once you see small bubbles, remove from heat.
  3. Immediately add in flour, quickly stir to become batter, then add in milk, mix well.
  4. Add in egg yolk one at a time, stir well on each addition. The batter is slightly runny if compare to normal chiffon batter.
  5. Mix sugar and corn starch together. Beat egg whites till foamy, gradually add in sugar and corn starch mixture (in three batches) and continue beat until stiff peaks.
  6. Take 1/3 of meringue and use a hand whisk to mix well with egg yolk batter.Fold in 1/3 of meringue and use a silicone spatula, gently fold with egg yolk batter till slightly combined. Fold in the balance meringue and gently fold till well combined.
  7. Pour into cake tin, bake at pre-heated oven at 140C (no fan) for 25mins at low rack, then increase to 170C (no fan) for another 25mins.
  8. Once baked, turn your chiffon tin upside down and cool completely before remove from the tin.
Cream Cheese Frosting

112g cream cheese, softened to room temperature
57 unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
210g icing sugar
1 tbsp heavy cream
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
a pinch of salt

Method
  • Beat cream cheese and butter together on medium speed until no lumps remain. (about 3 minutes)
  • Add icing sugar, heavy cream, vanilla extract and salt, mix with low speed.
  • Increase to high speed and beat for 3 minutes. Add 1 tbsp heavy cream to thin out, if desired.
Assemble
  1. Slice the sponge cake into 3 equal layers.
  2. Evenly spread 1st layer with cream cheese frosting and sprinkle in some blueberries
  3. Then 2nd layer and 3rd layer, repeat method (2)
  4. Top with frosting and spread around the side.
  5. Decorate as desired.
  6.  Chill for 1 hour.

24 comments:

  1. Happy belated Birthday, Esther! The cake looks really beautiful and I love its soft and light texture.

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    1. Yes, I like the soft and spongy texture too. Thank you Angie :)

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  2. was your birthday? ooh.. happy "sweet 16"... heh heh... simple cakes are always the best cakes

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    1. Yes Victoria. It was my "sweet 16" birthday last week...haha...

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  3. Hi Esther,
    Happy belated birthday to you ! May your days be filled with lots of blessings ^-^!
    This cake is elegant !

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  4. 我觉得很美哦,虽然没有繁华的装饰,却有种说不上的简单美

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    1. 简单就是美厚, 谢谢噢!:)

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  5. 我也觉得很好看。。往往简单的装饰都十分耐看的。

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    1. 谢谢Sunflower欣赏这简单的美!:)

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  6. 哇, 我看到那个 happy birthday 的 cho 牌了。 嘻嘻 。。

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    1. 美娘子师傅,真的paiseh呀! 这个choc 牌我总共做了四个,只有一个成功吧了!还要再接再厉!呵呵!
      谢谢你 :)

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  7. Happy Belated Birthday Esther. What a beautiful cake you've baked for yourself.

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    1. Hi Veronica, Thank you for your lovely wishes :)

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  8. Such a lovely cake you have baked for your birthday! Simple in deco but indeed look lovely.... just like you!

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  9. 哇! 虽说不华丽了, 我就说蛋糕的装饰有种清雅的美, 喜欢!
    我也喜欢蛋糕上的牌子, 嘻嘻。。

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    1. May既然大家志同道得,都喜欢简单清雅的美,那么一起吃蛋糕咯!:)

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  10. Hi Esther,

    Happy Birthday to you!!!

    Who says that your cake is not gorgeous???!!! I say your cake is as gorgeous as you :D

    Zoe

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  11. Happy Birthday, Esther! I love your cake. It is simply gorgeous!

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  12. Thank you Phong Hong. I belanja u makan kek ya :)

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  13. Happy Belated Birthday Esther! This is such a beautiful cake.
    Mine is coming. Will make this for myself too :D

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    1. Hi Amy. I am wishing you "A very happy and blessed birthday" in advance. Hope you will like this cake as much as I do. Happy Baking!!! :)

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