Cooking with kiddies #001 – sour cream cake

kiddies cooking sour cream cakeI am constantly striving to find activities that will be fun and interesting – not only for the kiddies – but for me too. Not sure if that is a selfish mothering trait (probably), but I find that if I am into the activity the kiddies are into it too, and for much longer.

Cooking has always been a big part of our lives. However, cooking with kiddies has been tricky but worth the effort. Flour, sugar, coconut, almond meal and a plethora of other ingredients have been tossed/thrown/puffed into every nook and cranny.

Mostly, it’s a blast! One successful session was baking a sour cream cake. For the main part it was prepared in order and most of the batter made it into the tin (a first). Enjoy!

sour cream cake
ingredients: 1.5 cups self raising flour (sifted), 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 0.5 teaspoon nutmeg, 0.5 teaspoon ground cloves, 300ml sour cream, 2 eggs, 0.5 cups crushed walnuts.
method: beat sour cream and eggs together, when well combined add all dry ingredients and mix well, pour batter into greased and lined cake tin (approx. 23cm round tin works well), bake in preheated oven at 180°C oven until firm (approx, 20-25 mins).


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