Cakes, as one of the most famous desserts in the world, have definitely come a long way. Many years ago Celtic people used to celebrate a festival called Beltane Festival. They used to light a bonfire on a hill top and rolled down round shaped cakes from the top of the hill. If the cake does not break it will bring good fortune; that is what they believed.
Since then, cake has become a part of rituals and happy occasions. Whether there is a birthday or an anniversary or any other thing, cakes have become a central part of celebrations. There are some bakery in Navi Mumbai from where one can order cakes if they want to.
In modern times we do not need a reason to bake or buy a cake and enjoy it. Be it a birthday or a wedding or an anniversary or just a gathering it is simply incomplete without a cake. Nowadays there are no ends in varieties that are available. Flavours are also too many to choose from. We can choose from different flavours like vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, mango, coffee or anything else. In fact, we also have a plethora of choices when we look at the type of cakes that are made today. One can choose a plain cake or a plum cake or a Dundee cake or a fruit cake or a pastry; anything. But what may be the occasion, we follow the ancient rituals. That is why we cut the cake before serving to the guests. This is the only thing that has remained permanent from history.
Bakery shops in Navi Mumbai bakes varieties of cakes and there are innumerable flavours available as well. One can order a cake from there and they will serve you at the right time.
It is also easy to bake a cake at home. If one wants to try, here is a simple recipe of a chocolate cake.
Moist Chocolate Cake
The ingredients that are needed to make the cake are 2 cups of all-purpose flour, a tea spoon of salt, a tea spoon of baking powder, a tea spoon of baking soda, three fourth cups of baking cocoa, sugar, canola oil, brewed coffee, a cup of milk, two large eggs and a tea spoon of vanilla extract. For icing, one needs some extra ingredients like a cup of milk, all-purpose flour, and half cup of butter, sugar and vanilla extract.
To make this cake, one has to pre heat the oven to 325 degree Fahrenheit and one has to stiff all the ingredients into a bowl. Then one has to add coffee, milk and oil together and then add beaten eggs with vanilla to mix it well for three minutes. The mixture has to be poured into two greased an d floured round baking pans and then one has to bake it for at least half an hour. For the icing part, one can combine milk and flour in a sauce pan and cook it till it becomes thick. Then one has to cool it and refrigerate. In a bowl, one can beat butter with vanilla extracts and sugar so that it turns creamy. Spread it over the cake and then frost it.
To get birthday cakes in Navi Mumbai, one can either bake a cake or they can order it from bakeries.