Pea and Vanilla Cake


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We all know the sweetness of peas, and in this cake the pea flavour fades beneath the vanilla, marrying nicely with the zing of the lemon buttercream. In its wake the peas leave their moist
green vegetable goodness, nutrients and vitamins.
Wrapped in a blanket of cake.

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Pea and Vanilla Cake recipe - How to make Pea and Vanilla Cake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 serving
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Ingredients
2 cups fresh or frozen green peas
3/4 cup white butter , softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 lemon
2 cups plain flour (maida)
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

For The Lemon Buttercream
2/3 cup white butter , softened
2 1/2 cups powdered icing sugar
1/2 a lemon
Method
    Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 160c/325f. Grease and line two 9” cake pans (or three 6” pans, as i did in the pictures).
  2. Boil the peas for a few minutes, drain, refresh under cold water and puree until completely smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then beat in the cooled pea puree, vanilla, zest and lemon juice.
  4. Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt and stir to gently combine.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the prepared tins, push to the edges and level, then bake for 25 minutes.
  6. Or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes in the tins and then turn
  8. Onto a wire rack to cool completely before icing.

For the icing:

    For the icing:
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter until fluffy.
  2. Add in the icing sugar and beat.
  3. Beat in the zest and a little of the lemon juice. Add more lemon juice to make it a frosting consistency and beat again. Store in the fridge until ready to use.

How to proced

    How to proced
  1. Spread a little of the buttercream between the layers of the completely cooled cakes and sandwich together.
  2. Cover the cake in the remaining buttercream and decorate with pea shoots and lemon zest.


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This recipe was contributed by supriya006 on 24 Feb 2016


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