Bento box cake with miso caramel

Our take on the classic Korean treat. Bento box cakes are small, round cakes presented in a ‘lunch box’ for convenience (bento). They are usually minimalist and feature delicate piping and decorations. We added miso caramel and peach jam to our bento box cake, enjoy! Bento box cake with miso caramel and peach jam HANDS-ON TIME 1 hour 10 min | TOTAL TIME 1 hour 35 min | MAKES 3 x 10 cm cakes INGREDIENTS HOT MILK SPONGE 4 eggs 400 grams caster sugar 2 Tbsp. oil 2 cups cake flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 cup milk 80 grams butter 1 tsp. vanilla essence CREAM CHEESE ICING 230 grams cream cheese 90  grams caster sugar 300 ml long life whipping cream 1–2 drops orange food colouring MISO CARAMEL 1 Tbsp. miso 1 cup store bought caramel TO SERVE ⅔  cup peach jam METHOD Hot milk sponge Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease and line two 23 cm x 33 cm Swiss roll trays with baking paper. PLACE eggs and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat for 3–4 minutes until pale and aerated. Add the oil and beat to combine. SIFT in flour and baking powder … Continue reading Bento box cake with miso caramel