When making cake, you do not necessarily need to use elaborate ingredients. In fact, you can utilize ordinary food items such as fruits, crackers and even candies in preparing the batter. As for the garnishing, you can add in chopped peanuts, some corn flakes, cereals or chocolate chips. By using your creativity, you can come up with a truly delectable cake recipe. Moreover, you can serve the cake in delightful-looking platters for some visual appeal. Depending on the theme of the cake, you can use a variety of plates and containers in serving this sweet treat.
You will have a fabulous time making cakes for teatime or dessert. The simple procedure for each recipe adds to the excitement and ease in preparing this great food item. In fact, kids can even participate and help in making the batter. These cake recipes are very easy to make; hence, kids and adults alike would enjoy preparing these.
Here are a few of the best recipes for cake that you can make from scratch. You will find that the recipes include simple ingredients. Nevertheless, the taste of these cakes is superb. You can also be creative enough to come up with fabulous ways to serve the cake. Read along and try one (or all!) of these cakes now.
Recipe for Dirt Cake
This dirt cake is simply adorable and delicious, despite its quite extraordinary name. You will need these ingredients in making this great sweet dessert.
A few pieces of gummy worms
16 oz. of cream-filled chocolate cookies, crushed
8 oz. of cream cheese, softened
Softened butter, 1/2 cup
1 cup, confectioner’s sugar
1 teaspoon, vanilla extract
8 oz. chocolate pudding
3 cups, whole milk
12 oz. whipped cream, thawed
Cream the sugar, cream cheese, butter and vanilla. Mix these ingredients well until they have become smooth and fluffy in texture. Then, use a separate bowl to combine the pudding mix and the milk. Blend in the cream cheese mixture and the whipped cream.
Afterwards, put 1/3 of the crushed cookies and half of the pudding mixture to the bottom of the pan. Keep doing the same pattern until you have used up all the crumbs of cookie and the pudding mixture. Refrigerate the mixture for 8 to 12 hours. A few minutes before serving, decorate the top portion of the cake with some flower-shaped candies and gummy worms.
If you wish, you could use a plastic flowerpot to put the mixture. This will make the presentation quite adorable, which makes the mixture appear like soil with some gummy worms on top.
Recipe for No-Bake Luscious Raspberry Cheesecake
This no-bake cake recipe features a fabulous combination of raspberry and cream cheese. Have the following ingredients ready:
Cream cheese, 8 oz.
Frozen or fresh raspberries, 3 cups
Cheesecake pudding mix, 1 box
Frozen whipped cream (thawed), 12 oz.
Melted butter, 1/2 cup
Crumbs of graham crackers, 3 cups
Blend the cracker crumbs and the melted butter. Use a fork to combine well and press at the bottom of a pan. Then, bake the mixture for at least 10 minutes. Cool the crust and set aside.
Meanwhile, use a food processor to prepare the filling. Combine the pudding mix, raspberries and the cream cheese. Process well until the mixture turns smooth and creamy. Add in the whipped cream and mix some more.
Spread the filling into the crust. Put the cheesecake into the freezer for a maximum of 2 hours. Prior serving the cake, thaw for one hour and top with whipped cream and slices of raspberries.
Have a great time making these delightful cakes that the whole family will love. With the simple instructions and ordinary ingredients in the recipes, you will definitely enjoy preparing these cakes.