How to make Childrens Party Cake

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Refined Flour, Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Childrens Party Cake

Childrens Party Cake Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Childrens Party Cake Recipe

  • Refined Flour 200 gms + for dusting

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Butter 200 gms + for greasing

  • Icing sugar 200 grams

  • Eggs 3

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Orange zest 1 tbsp + 1 teaspoon

  • Oranges peeled and separated into segments 4

  • Chocolate wafer straws 6-7

  • Strawberry wafer biscuits 6

  • Colourful candies for decoration

  • Chocolate sprinklers for decoration

  • Frosting

  • Dark chocolate melted 100 grams

  • Butter melted 100 grams

  • Double cream 200 millilitres

  • Orange zest 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180°C. Line a round cake tin buy greasing with butter and dusting with refined flour.

Step 2

Dissolve cocoa powder in 1 cup water.

Step 3

Cream butter and icing sugar in a bowl with an electric beater till fluffy.

Step 4

Add dissolved cocoa powder and beat again. Add eggs and beat again. Add 200 gms refined flour, baking powder, 1 tbsp orange zest and fold the mixture till well blended.

Step 5

Pour the prepared batter in the lined cake tin, spreads evenly and tap the tin. Place the tin the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 6

To make frosting, take melted chocolate in a bowl. Add melted butter and cream and mix well. Refrigerate till set.

Step 7

Add orange zest and mix well. Set aside. When the cake is done, remove from oven, cool and demould. Discard the top of the cake and slice the cake horizontally into halves.

Step 8

Spread a portion of frosting evenly on the base slice, place half of the orange segments on top and cover with the upper slice.

Step 9

Spread some more portion of frosting evenly on top with the help of a palate knife and line the sides as well with the frosting.

Step 10

Clean the palate knife by dipping in warm water. even out the top and sides with the clean knife. Halve the chocolate wafer straws and place them vertically all along the side of the cake.

Step 11

Halve the strawberry wafer biscuits and place them in between the straws. Place remaining orange segments along the edge of the cake on top.

Step 12

Sprinkle lots of colourful candies in the centre, 1 tsp orange zest and chocolate sprinklers on top.

Step 13


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.