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christmas tree cake slices

Eggless Christmas Tree Mini Cakes

Abhi
Let the kids get into the festive spirit with these eggless Christmas tree mini cakes. A perfect Christmas fun activity to enjoy the holidays!!!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Cakes, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Kids
Calories 250 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Whisk
  • Piping Bag

Ingredients
  

1. For Cake

    Wet ingredients

    • 100 gram sugar
    • 100 ml cooking oil
    • 180 gram yogurt
    • 2 teaspoon vanilla essence/extract
    • ½ teaspoon green food colour

    Dry Ingredients

    • 180 gram all-purpose flour
    • ½ teaspoon baking powder
    • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

    2. Frosting

    • 75 g butter
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 teaspoon red food colour

    3. Decorations

    • q.s sprinkles for decoration
    • 6 Straws

    Instructions
     

    Vanilla green cake preparation

    • Combine all wet ingredients like oil, yogurt and sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk well.
    • Sift baking powder, baking soda and all-purpose flour (all dry ingredients) into another bowl.
    • Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients slowly while stirring.
    • To this batter, add vanilla and green food colour and whisk well to combine.
    • Transfer this batter to a baking tin and bake for 35- 40 minutes at 180 degrees centigrade or until a skewer comes out clean.
    • Cool the cake completely before unmoulding.

    Frosting Preparation

    • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, powdered sugar and red food colour with the help of a whisk.
    • Once creamy, transfer the pink frosting to a piping bag fitted with a round nozzle.

    Decoration

    • Cut the cake in half on the longer side since it is a rectangle cake.
    • Cut six triangle slices on each half side of the cake. It will give you twelve Christmas cake tree slices.
    • Using a piping bag, decorate the cake trees in a zig-zag fashion.
    • Finally, sprinkle hundreds and thousands on the cake trees.
    • Egg-free Christmas tree mini cakes are ready to serve!!

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    Notes

    1. Do not over mix the cake batter as the resulting cake will not be spongy and soft.
    2. Let the cake cool completely before cutting to prevent its crumbling.
    3. To save time, prepare the cake a day before and decorate when you plan to party.
    Nutrition Facts
    Servings: 12
    Amount per serving  
    Calories 250
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 13.1g 17%
    Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
    Cholesterol 14mg 5%
    Sodium 75mg 3%
    Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
    Total Sugars 19.3g  
    Protein 2.5g  
    Vitamin D 4mcg 18%
    Calcium 40mg 3%
    Iron 1mg 4%
    Potassium 75mg 2%
    *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
    Note: The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and specific brands of ingredients used.
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