Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Black Forest Cake

It was a fabulous day i spent on diwali cooking for my family.Ever since i was kid, i expected diwali could be my birthday ,so i could see everyone will happily celebrating with crackers and feast.How cool is that?..Yep,I forgot and never able to realise i am in mid of thirties.(Ya,sometimes only when little kids call me aunty!).But whatever my age is ,I have come a long way and very very loooong way.I have been through thins and thicks in my life far enough.Growing up as a single child been most loved last girl of a big family in a small town,naive,soft spoken and no clue of grey sides of the world.

Mom was always busy with inlaws making best feast and dad playing a perfect nightangle caring the needs.I could not ask for more.Recently , over a year i became most biggest complaint box about people and my mind over flowing with spam messages.Of course, its easy to say ignore and to press unavailable button to the hard.But i met people who are far enough to chase me and drive me nuts and made me crazy on my life. Its all starts with the help,people want to use me more than i could do and finally pull me down to rise their values up.The people who calls me more often and ask whts up is the one who cant see my smile and blessings of my life.If i cant please a person along with their extended family and co,I been ditched during all the good times of my life.If i tell one problem ,they are capable to bring nine more out of it.

The amount of fake smiles,dramas and relationships,I been pulled into when i never wanted to be fake social animal!! Of course you cannot see me for all possible occasions.People steal your friends and reach your place in a wink.In the race of life(as they consider) , i have seen same people turning into a beast during both of my good and bad times.I never seen some of them could say "sorry".Its always tag of war to deal with some people who preset the mind into enemity and can see me only as rich and single born kid,nothing beyond.So does it mean we all pet pat our kid every minute and give it to someone who constantly share hatred not humanity?.So,where is the world leading to now and then?

People who play perfect PROs should realise they werent started the life with infinity of success.Visiting number of temples doesnot show your discipline,Keeping the foot and hair on place and brushing up some basic morality might does.My parents are far better people i ever met,i never seen them screwing others life,it took years for them to settle down and never pulled anyone's feet for their own sake of comfort.All the yelling and screaming me and my parents did to people is to ask "Behave yourself and Mind your own business". First in place,who gave the rights judge on someone should blog or not and judge me in my every step?.Are you the one created this whole universe?. ..Before you discuss me to someone,make sure you have solved all your problems present and also the past.Dont talk about others,if your mind can only talk stupidity.

People wake up to read the newspapers to know all crimes,so they can practice and treat everyone as the criminal and without fail trying to be one too.So as like to do monkey business,they live to eat the dirt on others head to lead their life.If i pay x for my maid,then i knew she earns 10x more selling my day today to someone for years.I let her stay all day in my home to let everyone know i am not into any dirty business like them.Sometimes i cant stop lol at how my workers are treated far better than they do me.Even prayers are overheard falling over my back,so that could put me on to later discussion with who i never spent the day with nor bothered about.I never stepped in others door to disturb their peace.I have seen far enough of neck of jealousy,blackmails ,hypocrisy ,tongue lashings and also chauvinistic minds that could only provoke hammering on my head to ruin other's peace like the way how they ruined theirs. I am wonder how people can go all extremes to ruin my life too.They should rather put their valuable time and energy to find how to cure cancer ,how to escape from ebola or stand on elections to make better place to live.People should stop sneaking on others life and talk about negative things.They should start living their life considering every hour of living is a blessing and every day is a bonus..

Black Forest Cake
Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch 3 layer cake
2 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 (20 ounce) cans pitted sour cherries
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour two 9 inch, round, cake pans; cover bottoms with waxed paper.
In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 cups sugar, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add eggs, milk, oil, and 1 tablespoon vanilla; beat until well blended. Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake for 35 minutes, or until wooden toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool layers in pans on wire racks 10 minutes. Loosen edges, and remove to racks to cool completely.
Drain cherries, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Combine reserved juice, cherries, 1 cup sugar and cornstarch in a 2 quart saucepan. Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Cool before using.
Combine whipping cream and confectioner's sugar in a chilled medium bowl. Beat with an electric mixer at high speed until stiff peaks form.
With long serrated knife, split each cake layer horizontally in half. Tear one split layer into crumbs; set aside. Reserve 1 1/2 cups Frosting for decorating cake; set aside. Gently brush loose crumbs off top and side of each cake layer with pasty brush or hands. To assemble, place one cake layer on cake plate. Spread with 1 cup frosting; top with 3/4 cup cherry topping. Top with second cake layer; repeat layers of frosting and cherry topping. Top with third cake layer. Frost side of cake. Pat reserved crumbs onto frosting on side of cake. Spoon reserved frosting into pastry bag fitted with star decorator tip. Pipe around top and bottom edges of cake. Spoon remaining cherry topping onto top of cake.

People should shed their ego and spread good things in life.I have crossed more worse days than good ones over eight years, so now i am practiced to expect any bad day ,to be more stronger ,though people have broken my thoughts and emotions into pieces.I can still collect and rebuild them.Even if i fall, i can get up believing my bare hands ,nothing else.People cant wait to get me back in chennai,so they can be entertained forever.Whoever need me back there, should know i was living there without making call for single help from anyone.I dont need many men in my life.I should forever remember if i dont have my husband around,i need to deal with dozens of wolfs in this poor world.

Its easy to say people wont stay with you once you reach higher status. But i still love people and believe in myself  and would love to shake hands with strangers and spend my perfect nigh-tangle role for patients. Of course, life is not always about money.You can give kindness and things that money cannot buy before you dispose from here.

                  I am glad to see people following me to the core and copying inspired by me ,I could see bits and bytes of me in whoever i met. I am glad I came this far and  exist in someway helpful to the need in deed.


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