Blueberry Ube Moist Cake | FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

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Hello my fellow Steemians! What's up with you guys today? Well in here in my pretty little world it's a party in this cold windy and rainy season. Yeah right, party in the house, particularly in the kitchen. Lol.

Everybody seems to love to stay in the kitchen when it's rainy. Whether in for a hot coffee and tea or maybe a slice of sweet blueberry dessert made by yours truly.

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This is recipe #52
Blueberry Ube Moist Cake

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Guys, to be honest I love ube. If you're familiar with it, it's called uhi, shenshu or yam. It's known for its purplish color and it is a root vegetable. Some use it as a flavouring for ice creams, cakes and pastries. And yes today, you're right I made a weird cake from Ube. Weird because it wasn't really my plan to make this version of cake.

I already baked three chiffon cakes actually for just a snack in the house that day but our worker mentioned it's her daughter's birthday and she was too busy working in the house to buy cake for her daughter. So yeah I said no problem you have my back.

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So I took two chiffon cakes and did my best to come up with a presentable purple birthday cake and in just 30 minutes I was able to give her the cake! It was like all magic. Lol. I just threw in some ube flavouring and ube condensed milk and there ya go, birthday cake is in the house.

My worker was so happy after all. I guess the best part about cooking is when you share your masterpiece and it puts smile in people's faces, oh it's just an awesome feeling. Main reason why I keep on cooking.

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My family used to joke around saying that I'm ready to put up my own restaurant or cafe. But I guess if I make one I'll earn no dollar coz I always tend to give and share. Lol.

Anyways, this cake recipe is very simple and easy. My secret ingredient for a moist one is the glucose syrup. It'll help make your cake soft in texture. And for the frosting I didn't make it in a traditional way but rather I used flavoured condense milk and just heat it in a pan and when it's a little sticky it's ready for frosting.

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I wasn't able to make a slice since it's a birthday present so I don't wanna ruin the cake. Putting on fresh flowers from the garden makes it look alive and colourful. I bet the birthday girl likes it. Glad to make one's day fulfilled.

Since we don't have fresh blueberries in this tropical country, I used my can preserved blueberries which was quite expensive in the market. I just threw in some powdered sugar on top to make it look appealing. I guess everyone loves sweet stuffs so I wasn't worried about putting on too much. Lol.

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So guys, here's the recipe I hope ya'll like it. For all those sweet teeth here'e the deal- the blueberry ube moist cake. Also here's a shortcut version of the recipe you can grab the photo below. Cheers!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 3/4 cups cake flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tsp ube flavouring
  • 3 drops food coloring (violet)
  • 1 can ube flavoured condense milk
  • 3 tbsp fresh blueberry or blueberry preserves

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine sifted cake flour, baking soda, baking powder and white sugar.
  3. In a separate bowl, add eggs (beaten), vanilla extract, vegetable oil and salt. Stir and mix well.
  4. Pour wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir until combined. Add food coloring and ube flavouring. Stir again and add boiling water.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pans and bake for 30 mins.
  6. For ube frosting, heat ube flavoured condense milk in a pan and keep stiring until sticky. Let it cool and pour over cake. Top withe fresh blueberries and sprinkle some powdered sugar on top. Serve and enjoy!

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Damn... This is really mouthwatering. 🤤

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I regret clicking on this post... LOL Now I'm hungry again! The blueberry cake looks really really delicious. I'm going to find me a slice of cake tomorrow. :) Really good post.

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@zord189 ZORD! It's been a long time. Haha. Need to do some catch ups. I finally have stable wifi after a very long time of waiting. Glad to be back btw and happy to see you visiting here. 😎😀😀😀

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Haha! I KNOW! Haven't seen you in awhile! How've you been? We should definitely catch up.

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Thanks you appreciate it. :-)

The color of that cake is absolutely stunning! I bet it tastes as good as it looks!

Nein!? Of course yess !!!

hmm yummi! I need to try something like that

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it looks delicious

Loved this! The pictures are absolutely stunning. My favorite is the one with the powder sugar falling. So epic! :) Great job. And of course it looks extremely delicious! :)

this looks so nice, too bad I am newbie at baking cakes..they all turn up like...not appropriate...

CAKE - GET INTO MY BELLY!!! Your posts have a way of simply looking delicious. Would love to munch on this treat right now. Thank you for making me hungry :)

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OMG, It looks so delicious that they do desist from my diet hahahaha
The flowers you put in the cake bring me good memories
Hmmm Yummy

nice post

Oh my God! So delicious @cookntell :)

This look magnificent I will be pleased to taste it

This look magnificent I will be pleased to taste it

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Its breakfast where I am right now, but after seeing those photos I want dessert instead. Your photos make this all a work of art.

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That cake looks so yummy! Must find something to eat now, it made me hungry lol

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Hi, like the way you are telling this lovely cook and bake story. Love your pics as well and I am your follower now. Looking forward to read more of you.

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Oh my! How can a cake looks so pretty & delicious! Good job @cookntell!

Do you have recommendations on how much not to eat? I'm afraid i'll become a Ube Addict and lose my desire to eat salads :(