Joan’s Rainbow Cake | How to make Joan’s Rainbow Cake

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ByZareena Siraj
Created on 20th Jan 2016
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  • By Zareena Siraj
    Created on 20th Jan 2016

About Joan’s Rainbow Cake

This Christmas season I wanted to bake a cake and I was looking for various recipes. It was sheer coincidence that we happened to see this Malayalam movie called Salt n’ Pepper (superb movie especially for all you foodies out there). This movie has a sequence where the lead pair talks over the phone about a cake recipe which was made by a housewife in France while she was waiting for her soldier husband to come back from the war. Each day, she baked one cake thinking that her husband would return home and this continued for 3 days, when finally her husband came back home and she completed the cake with three layers of different flavors and a chocolate topping.

Joan’s Rainbow Cake is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of world cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Joan’s Rainbow Cake at your home. Joan’s Rainbow Cake by Zareena Siraj will help you to prepare the perfect Joan’s Rainbow Cake at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 30 minute for the preparation and 60 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Joan’s Rainbow Cake.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves6People

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  • Homemade Ganache

Joan’s Rainbow Cake

Ingredients to make Joan’s Rainbow Cake

  • Strawberries-1/4 cup
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • All purpose flour / Maida - 1 cup
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Milk and butter 1/4 cup each
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup
  • Egg- 1 no
  • Strawberry essence - 1 tsp
  • Pista Cake:
  • Pista - 1 cup
  • Milk and Butter - 1/4 cup each
  • All purpose flour / Maida- 1 cup
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup
  • Egg - 1 no
  • Pista Essence - 1 tsp
  • Green Colour- 1/2 a pinch
  • Orange Juice- 1/4 cup
  • Orange Rind - 1 tsp
  • All purpose flour / Maida - 1 cup
  • Sugar- 1/2 cup
  • Butter and milk 1/4 cup each
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt- 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Whipping Cream - 2 cups
  • Chocolate Ganache - 1 cup

How to make Joan’s Rainbow Cake

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Also puree the strawberry and sugar with a hand mixer to a smooth and pouring consistency. Cream the butter and sugar, add the egg and stir well until fluffy.
  2. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt and add this to the egg and butter mixture in 3 lots alternately along with milk. Then add the strawberry essence and puree and beat well till everything is mixed well. Bake at 180 degree celsius for 30-40 minutes
  3. Soak the pista in water for 4 hours and grind them to a fine paste in a hand mixer along with milk. Cream the butter, sugar and eggs and also add the above made pista paste to a fluffy texture and keep it aside.
  4. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Add this to the above wet ingredients and blend well. In this add the pista essence and green food colour. Mix it well. Bake at 180 degree celsius for 30-40 minutes
  5. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Cream the butter, sugar and egg till its fluffy and creamy. In this, add the above dry ingredients and milk alternatively in 3 lots. Add the orange juice and rind. Mix well. Bake at 180 degree celsius for 30-40 minutes
  6. Boil the sugar and water for 2 mins or till the sugar dissolves well. On a plate place the first layer the strawberry cake and soak it with 3- 4 tbsps of syrup. Over this, spread the whipping cream. Repeat with the layer of pista cake and then orange cake. Refrigerate.
  7. Take out the cake from the refrigerator and pour this ganache over the cake. Decorate with chocolate swirls or as you wish.

Reviews for Joan’s Rainbow Cake (4)

shalini chawla2 years ago
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Sharad Dargan2 years ago
Amazing Recipe!
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Divyanshu Das2 years ago
great... looks amazing
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Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago
Omg amazing!
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