Thursday, November 7, 2013

#Bundtamonth : Peanut Butter Lime Jam Bundt Cake

So far, I've yet to bake something with peanut butter and when the organisers of Bundtamonth announced that the theme is 'Jammy November',  I surfed the net and located this recipe.  It's a recipe taken from the book 'Cake Simple' which was tried by 'Bake or Break'.  I used my favourite lime marmalade in this recipe but as I didn't put enough jam  according to the recipe, the jam swirls weren't so distinct, in fact there were no swirls at all :((  I reduced the jam as I didn't favour an overly sweet cake.  Nonetheless the lime flavour did go down well with the creamy peanut butter and it was good.









Recipe for Peanut Butter Lime Jam Bundt Cake (adapted from 'here' with modiciations)

    Ingredients

    • 10 oz plain flour
    • 1.1/2  tsp baking powder
    • 1  tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • a pinch of salt
    • 4 oz butter
    • 6.1/2 oz brown sugar (reduced from 3/4 cup sugar + 1.1/4 cups brown sugar)
    • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 3 eggs
    • 1 cup milk
    • 2 tsp vanilla
    • 1/4 cup lime marmalade (reduced from 3/4 cup)
    • Icing sugar to dust (optional)
    Method
    1. Prepare a 10 cup Bundt pan, greased and flour dusted.
    2. Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt, set aside.
    3. Cream butter with sugar till creamy, add in peanut butter and vanilla, mix well.
    4. Add eggs one at a time, mix well.
    5. Fold in flour in two batches, alternating with milk, start with flour and end with flour.
    6. Put half of the batter into the pan, spoon jam onto the batter taking care not to touch the sides of the pan.
    7. Cover with batter, repeat process.  Give the batter a gentle swirl with a knife or skewer.
    8. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 45 to 50 mins. till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
    9. Leave cake in pan to cool for about 20 mins. before unmoulding onto a wire rack to cool completely.
    10. Dust with icing sugar before serving.




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22 comments:

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  1. Hi Cheah, The bundt cake looks pretty and I'm sure I can taste the lime jam if you share a slice with me :D

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    1. I'm more than happy to share the cake with you, Ann. Can taste the jam but not see the swirls!

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  2. The cake looks stunning, Cheah. I would probably leave the jam out...

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    1. I had to include the jam as it's for 'Jammy November'. I think it'll still taste good minus the jam.

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  3. Hi Cheah , Oh my , I wish I could just grab a piece , well I guess I will have to bake one , thanks for sharing :)

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    1. You'll need to bake one to try out...:))

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  4. Beautiful bundt, Cheah. The combo of sweet peanut butter with lime marmalade must be fantastic. And in cake form? Even better. Right? =)

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    1. Thank you. Sometimes we need to experiment with new combinations and see the result.

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  5. Hi Cheah , I love peanut butter and lime combo though haven't tried it in sweet treats yet but I'm sure I'll love it :D

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  6. This looks SO incredibly delicious.

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  7. I would love to try this and it is a beauty. Add me to the list of potential taste testers!!!!

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  8. Hi Cheah,
    Lovely bundt cake! I have this book and have just recently baked a cake from it. So far, all the bakes that I've tried have been great, the only thing is, I reduced the sugar for all the recipes that I've tried. I can see this cake is another winner.
    Thanks for sharing with CYB!
    Have a great weekend!

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    1. Since you have the book, I'll be looking forward to seeing more bundt posts from your blog :) You enjoy your day too!

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  9. Wow, this is such a lovely cake, very pretty and such a unique combo. Looking at it is making me feel christmassy already :)

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    1. X'mas is not too far away, bet there'll be a lot of X'massy posts coming from fellow bloggers!

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  10. it gives me a kind of christmas feel looking at the photo with the cake dusted with icing sugar. Where did you get the lime marmalade?

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    1. Ya, X'mas is coming soon..... It's Select lime marmalade from Woolworths, Melbourne.

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  11. I LOVE Cake Simple--highly recommend the whole book! I admit I would not have thought to try lime with peanut butter, but the more I think about it the tastier it sounds! Kind of a SE Asian vibe....

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    1. I thought the combination would work well, lime marmalade is not too common, SE Asian vibe.... maybe!

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