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Fruit Pastry Cake ~ Revisited


I made this again for a friend's birthday.  I doubled the recipe and made it into a 9 inch square cake.  As it's thicker and bigger the cake took an extra 10 mins. baking time and do remember to cover it with foil for the remaining 15 mins.  As it is now, compared to my previous post, this cake is more brown. 



Before and after baking.



After applying some 'make-up' ..... it certainly  looks pretty!




Do check out the  Recipe from here.

Comments

  1. Cheah...what a great friend you are..I also wish I have someone to bake a birthday cake for me for once :p Your cake looks great :) and I am sure your friend is happy with it :)

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  2. wow Cheah!! this cake looks so good.. i m sure your friend loves it very much!

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  3. everyone seems to love making this cake. I got to make one too...hmmm Yours look really good :D

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  4. Looking at your beautiful cake makes me want to make one again:D This is a very nice cake indeed, my family love it very much.

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  5. your friends lucky to have you as a good baker!

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  6. I will try and make this cake one day too :0

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  7. Elin
    Yes,my friend liked it!

    Claire
    Yes, luckily it was big enough to be shared!

    Zoe
    Yes, welcome aboard!

    Jeannie
    Since your family likes it, no harm in baking another!

    Sonia
    I think a home baked cake is a suitable present for a birthday.

    Penny
    Yes, try it and you won't regret!

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  8. Cheah, I love to bake this cake too! Not one time but three times... ;DD

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  9. this is a cake that best to bake for friends, delicious and pretty look. You are such a good friend, wish I have friend like you can cook and bake so well.

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  10. very pretty indeed! I bet it taste even better!

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  11. wow, i havent thought of this cake for a while. thanks for the reminder, i shall revisit it soon enuff!

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  12. Anncoo
    This cake is truly addictive, tastewise and also it's pretty!

    Jess
    I'm just experimenting with my cooking and baking to keep myself occupied! Lots of room to improve and learn from other bloggers!

    3 hungry tummies
    This cake tastes great as it's not overly sweet.

    Sanjeeta
    Thank you.

    crustabakes
    Thanks for dropping by! Will hop over to your blog soon!

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  13. It's Christmas when I see this cake.

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  14. Love the 2nd pic, gorgeous cake!

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