22 mai 2017

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

 Cream Cheese Pound Cake Ingredients  150g cream cheese ( Philadelphia)200g butter300g sugar4 eggs1 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda250g flourZest of an organic lemonMethod Mix sugar with cream cheese.Add lemon zest & mix wellIn another bowl beat eggs. Add the rest of the sugar & mix. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add the prepared cream cheese & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for 30-35 mn, Th 180°C.
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10 mai 2017

Lemon Squares with Shortbread Crust

Lemon Squares Ingredients *Shortbread Crust*225g flour150g butter65g sugarA pinch of salt*Citrus Topping*Zest of an oraganic lemon180ml lemon juice (strained)60g sugar3 eggs 180g white chocolateMethodRemove the zest of  a lemon using a grater.Avoid the white pith of the lemon which gives a bitter taste to the muffins. Preheat oven to 180°C.Mix flour & sugar in a bowl. Add chopped butter & mix well.Press  into  the bottom of  a greased pan.Bake for 15 mn until golden brown. Remove from... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2017

Passion Fruit Chiffon Cake

Passion Fruit Chiffon Cake Ingredients200g flour 200g sugar100 ml veg oil /  melted butter4 eggs (beaten)2 tsp baking powderJuice of 5 passion fruits (strained)A pinch of saltMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add passion fruit juice & mix well.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan.Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean.(25-30mn) Serve with tea.
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16 avril 2017

Sicilian Ricotta Pie for Easter

Sicilian Ricotta Pie Ingredients1 frozen shortcut pastry (pâte brisée)Topping300g ricotta100g sugar3 eggs (beaten)Juice & zest of an organic lemonCandied lemon (chopped)Method Preheat oven 180°C.Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured tart tin.Prick with a fork all over & flute the edges. Cover with greaseproof paper & fill with red beans.Bake blind for about 10 minutes. Remove the paper & beans.***In a bowl mix ricotta cheese with sugar.Add beaten eggs & mix well.Add juice & zest of an organic... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2017

Chocolate-Coffee Cake

Chocolate-Coffee Cake Ingredients 200g black chocolate150g butter100g sugar50g flour3 eggs1 tsp baking powder40g instant coffee mixMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C.Dilute coffee powder in water.Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water. Melt in a microwave oven 2 mn. Add chopped butter & mix well. Then add sugar & coffee.In another bowl beat eggs & add to the chocolate mix.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan.Bake for 25- 30mn,... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2017

Chocolate Coffee Cake with Thick Cream

Chocolate Coffee CakeIngredients200g flour 200g thick cream 200g black chocolate 4eggs2 tsp baking powder 180g sugar40 g instant coffee mixMethodBreak the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water. Melt in a microwave oven 2 mn. Mix sugar with cream. Then add melted chocolate & mix well.In another bowl beat eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Dilute coffee powder in  milk, add to the batter & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan.Bake for... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2017

Spicy Avocado Cake For St. Patrick's Day

Spicy Avocado Cake IngredientsAn avocado 170g flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp olive oil2 slices of ham ( finely chopped) 3 eggs 2 shallots (finely chopped) A piece of ginger (finely chopped) A green chilli  (finely chopped) Curry leaves / Coriander leaves (finely chopped) 1 tsp cumin seeds Chopped walnuts / almondsSesame seeds for toppingSalt to tasteMethod In a bowl beat eggs along with ginger, shallots, chilli & chopped curry leaves.Stir in , minced tuna, whipped curd & olive oil. Sieve the... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato BrowniesIngredients200g mashed sweet potato (orange)200g black chocolate100g butter100g flour125g sugar2 eggs1/2 tsp cinnamon powder1/4 tsp nutmeg powder50g chopped walnuts1/4 tsp baking powderMethod Steam cook sweet potato & mash it.Add spices (cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder).Mix well & keep aside. Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add butter & mix well.In another bowl beat eggs & sugar.Add chocolate butter mixture to the mashed potato . Mix well &... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2017

Pan de Banana / Spanish Banana Bread

Pan de Banana Ingredients2 ripe bananas (mashed with fork)220g flour1/2 tsp cinnamon powder2 tsp baking powder150g brown sugar100 ml veg oil/ melted butter2 large eggs2 tbsp milkA pinch of salt50 g chopped walnuts(optional)MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Mash bananas & keep aside .Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs & mashed banana.Sieve the flour, cinnamon powder & baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add milk & chopped walnuts.Mix well & pour the batter into the... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

Avocado & Poppy Seeds Cake

Avocado & Poppy Seeds Cake Ingredients1 ripe avocado / butter fruit (mashed) 1 tbsp black poppy seeds170g flour150g sugar50g butter(melted)A pinch of salt 4 eggs 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder2 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp rumMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add mashed avocado, nutmeg powder & rum.Add poppy seeds, mix  & pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for... [Lire la suite]