Japanese Christmas Cake

Typical Japanese Christmas cakes are round sponge cakes with whipped cream and fruit toppings.

Method

Pre-heat the oven to 180C and grease 2 round baking tins

1.Whisk eggs and add sugar little by little - whisk until the mixture is very pale and fluffy.
2.Then sift flour and add to the egg mixture, mixing gently.
3.Heat the milk in a pan a(don't let it boil) then add the butter and stir until the butter melts. Then pour the milk and butter into the flours and sugar mixture - if using an electric table mix - mix on low power.

4.Pour the batter into the greased cake tins and bake in the preheated oven for 25-35 min. Then let it cool on wire racks

To make the topping
5.Whisk the double cream and sugar in a bowl until stiff.

6.Take half of the whipped cream and mix with chopped fruits. sandwich the 2 halves together with the cream and then use the rest of the cream to cover the cake.

7.Decorate the cake with colorful fruits and Christmas decorations.

Ingredients

sponge cake

Butter 1½ tbsp.
Eggs 3
Milk 1 tbsp.
Sugar 2/3 cup
All Purpose Flour ¾ cup

topping

Double Cream 1½ cup
Sugar 4 tbsp.
Various Fruits ----

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I don't like japan
Looks great and quite simple. I will try it.
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