06 février 2013

Irish Porter Cake

Porter Cake  Ingredients 3eggs 270g flour 150g butter 150g cane sugar 1 tsp baking powder 170ml Porter/ Guiness (dark beer)100g black raisins100g golden raisins100g mixed candied peel(chopped)1 tsp mixed spice mix (cinnamon+nutmeg+cloves) A pinch of saltGrated rind of an orange Method Preheat the oven to 180°C. Melt butter in a microwave oven. Add spices, raisins & chopped candied peel. Warm it once again in a microwave.   Cream together the butter, sugar & salt. Add beaten... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2013

Galette des rois à la noix de coco

Kings' Cake with Coconut Ingredients 2 frozen puff pastries 1 trinket For filling 100 g almond powder 50g dessicated coconut 100 g butter 125 g sugar 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 1/2 tsp cardomom powder Method Pre heat oven to 210° (Ther -7). Mix butter & sugar. Then add beaten eggs & almond powder. Fold in dessicated coconut along with cardomom powder.Mix well & keep in the refrigerator for 10 mn. Spread one of the puff pastry on a baking tray. Leave 2/3 cim border & spread uniformly the almond paste. Don't forget to place a... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2013

Marble Cake

Marble Cake Ingredients3 eggs125g sugar40g butter200g thick cream200g farine2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence1 tsp cinnamon powder A pich of salt100g black chocolate bar2 tbsp waterMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, cream, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water. Melt in microwave oven 2 mn. Take half of the prepared cake mixture & mix it with chocolate. Add cinnamon... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2012

Sicilian Orange Cake

Sicilian Orange CakeIngredients3 eggs125g flour125g butter125g sugar1 tsp baking powder40ml orange juicerind of an organic orangeCandied oranges / kumquats (choppedMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add orange juice, rind & candied oranges & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the cake comes out clean, about... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2012

Riccotta-Chocolate Cake

Riccotta-Chocolate CakeIngredients 250g Ricotta cheese150g black chocolate4 tbsp milk40g butter40g sugar1 tsp baking powder2 tbsp corn flour3 eggs1 tsp cinnamon powder(optional)50g icing sugar for decorationMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C.Break the chocolate bar & add 4 tbsp milk.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Add chopped butter & mix well.Add sugar to the chocolate mixture & mix well.Add beaten eggs.Mix corn flour & baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Pour the batter into the greased cake pan... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2012

Spicy Surimi Cake

Spicy Surimi CakeIngredients125 g yogurt 175 g flour 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp baking powder 4 eggs 1 tsp salt 180g finely shredded surimi (miettes de surimi) 2 shallots (finely chopped) A piece of ginger (finely chopped) 1 red chilli (finely chopped) Curry leaves (finely chopped) 1 tsp cumin seeds Chopped walnuts / almonds Method In a bowl beat eggs. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the egg  mixture. Add yogurt & olive oil & mix well. Stir in salmon, ginger, shallots, chilli, nuts & curry leaves.... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2012

Pear & Almond Tart

Pear & Almond Tart  Ingredients1 frozen pastry 6 pears2 eggs (beaten)1 tbsp corn flour20 cl liquid cream100g sugar200g  almond powder1 tsp almond essenceIcing sugar/ chocolate shavings for decoration MethodWash peel, and cut  pears in to two halves.Beat eggs with sugar.Stir in almond powder & corn flour.Then add the liquid cream & mix well (without ant lumps)Pre-heat oven 180°C.Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured tart tin.Prick with a fork all over & flute the edges. Cover with... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2012

Apple Pithiviers

Pithiviers aux Pommes Ingredients 2 frozen puff pastries  For filling 125 g almond powder 100 g salted butter 125 g sugar 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk3cl calvados (optional) 1 tsp vanilla / almond essence ***2 apples15g sugar20g butterA pinch of cinnamonMethod Pre heat oven to 210° (Ther -7). Wash , peel & cut apples in to cubes. Caramalise them & keep asideMix butter & sugar. Then add beaten eggs & vanilla essence. Keep in the refrigerator for 15 mn. Spread one of the puff pastry on a baking tray. Leave 2/3 cim border... [Lire la suite]
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13 août 2012

Sweet Potato Chiffon Cake

Sweet Potato Chiffon CakeIngredientsHalf of a sweet potato200g flour 180g sugar100 ml veg oil/  butter4 eggs2 tsp baking powder2 tbsp milk1/4 tsp cardomom powder1/4 tsp nutmeg powder1/2 tsp cinnamon powderA pinch of saltRasins+ chopped walnuts(optional)MethodWash, peel & cut sweet potato into chunks.Steam cook & mash them.(use a blender)Preheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs & mashed sweet potato.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2012

Banana Chiffon Cake

Banana Chiffon CakeIngredients1 ripe plantain200g flour 180g sugar100 ml veg oil/  butter4 eggs2 tsp baking powder2 tbsp milk1/4 tsp cardomom powder1/4 tsp nutmeg powder1/2 tsp cinnamon powderA pinch of saltRasins+ chopped walnuts(optional)MethodSteam cook plantain & mash it.(use a blender)Preheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten eggs & mashed banana.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add baking powder, vanilla essence & cinnamon... [Lire la suite]
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