Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Praline Vanilla Sponge Gateau


Hope most of you are getting ready for Christmas; trees, gifts, carols, Christmas cake; busy chopping and soaking dry fruits in rum.,.eagerly awaiting the festival and all fun which is just around the corner! :)..

I had a fresh bowl of home made butter and cashew nuts, quite enough to ignite the baker in me to catch up with the season's spirit, sugar coated with Ria's lovely looking Gateau sitting pretty here :)!.


To be honest, I lack confidence when it comes to baking sponge cakes as I'd flawed once long back during my teen days, which ended up in a promise that I would never bake the same in my life again..;)!..

Well, Ria's Praline Vanilla Sponge Gateau broke my hard hearted promise and here's the final verdict! :)..

The prettiest and yummiest cake I'd ever baked so far.The Vanilla flavour of the base cake, the butter icing and the crunchy praline bits on top when bitten into, was absolutely,.... Heaven!!.



I baked the cake last Saturday, on the day of Eid, as Children were home and wilfully came forward with the "beating" part ;).

Sadly I flawed again with the sponge cake, the mistake I feel was might've happened while whipping (kids, :) who can always be easily blamed :), were fighting for their chance pushing and pulling the bowl almost all the time allotted for continuous beating while their mom who was pre heating the oven, 'carefully' set the temperature 'wrong' and baked for a longer time than it should .. ;)!.

For all the wonderful daring bakers and cake lovers here...
Believe me! This is a Keeper!... :)!..Thank You Ria!.

30 comments:

  1. That is indeed a beautiful cake, I bet this will be a hit at any gathering...will try it, I must.....it looks too good to pass up!

    trupti
    the spice who loved me

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  2. i have already commented on this cake to you. one this is sure - i.am.making.it!

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  3. Yummy..:)I've tried it once too and absolutely loved it:)

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  4. Hmm,yum yum! Excellent click Bharathy,I love the first one,ur description on the cake make me mouthwater ...:P

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  5. Exellett clicks....Cake looks superb and spongy....

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  6. wow!!! Fabulous click..Looks sooo yummy...

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  7. I raaaaaaaan and came to see this post of yours! Divya Kudua tweeted me about it! :)

    It looks perfect!I just can't see where you went wrong with the base? The first pic is so droolworthy!

    THANK YOU for trying it out! :)

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  8. It is so tempting! Lovely
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  9. Wow beautiful and so so delish, i xant to have a huge slice.

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  10. Tempting cake.. they looks so beautiful.. Love the pralines on top..

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  11. will definitly give a try...cake in cooker sounds great...and urs its just perfect , moist nd fluffy..

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  12. A tempting cake... Lovely click

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  13. Oh my! So tempting this is :-)

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  14. Beautiful cake..Looks so tempting that I feel like grabbing it right from the screen :-)

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  15. The cake looks just beautiful !

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  16. looks perfect & yummy.. will surely try this...

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  17. Excellent Cake, slice of cake tell the taste:)

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  18. Right in time for the festive season. Looks pretty!

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  19. You have a lovely space. First time to your blog and loved the recipes. Cake looks very tempting. Following you.

    Chitchat
    http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

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  20. Excellent clicks dear!!! perfect pralines!!!

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  21. Lovely and perfect for a Christmas dinner :)

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  23. this is wonderful light cake..i tried it twice..

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  24. what a beautiful cake, I wanted to try your white cake with rosemetta rice, I have bought the rice last time I went to Asian shop, now I need to try it!! this one looks so yummy, will try this too..

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