Days when darkness consumes all the greens … nights when the moon is curled up in darkness like a phantom in the forest…give Citrus-Sesame cake a try; Why? Because its worth a try!
These Drop dead gorgeous twinkling beauties are constantly beckoning for you to come closer to her mystery, sink deeper. Their tender, rose-petal softness invites a finger’s touch. Sweet, earthy scent of citrus will intoxicate your senses. A whisper of sesame-seeds crunch will carry you to Paradise.
2 cups cake flour. All-purpose flour will work too
1/2 cup mixed citrus juice (orange, mandarin, clementine, lemon)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup oil
Handful toasted sesame seeds
Powdered sugar or Cream or your choice of frosting for serving
*Set oven to 350 degree F.
*Coat the cake pan all over with oil/melted butter. Sprinkle sesame seeds into the pan.
*Combine sifted flour, juice, eggs and oil. Beat with electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute and then medium for 2 minutes. Pour batter into the pan.
*Bake at 350 degree F for 30 minutes if using a cupcake pan. For bundt pan baking time is 40-45 minutes. When the cake is fluffed up and there are subtle cracks on the surface, the cake is done. Take the pan out and let it cool for 15 minutes before flipping the pan. (baking time may slightly vary from oven to oven)
*Serve with powdered sugar or your choice of frosting. Even a dollop of honey or fresh cream will do just fine
Winter mornings are shivering with soft, soothing, alluring sunlight. Citrus clan is thrusting up here and there. Bake a silky, satiny, velvety, luxuriant citrus juice soaked cake.
May you always find some time to remember others in your prayers. May you journey on through 2017 with love and blessings. May you reach your destination with honor, pride, peace and grace.