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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21 juin 2012

Rum Raisin Tea Cake

Rum Raisin Tea CakeIngredients4eggs100g flour100g butter100g sugar1 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp rum200g raisins(corinte)A pinch of saltMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Mix raisins with 2 tbsp flour & keep asideCream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add rum, vanilla essence, raisins  &  mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the... [Lire la suite]
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10 avril 2012

Sachertorte - Austrian Chocolate Cake

Sachertorte Ingredients 100g flour5 eggs1 tsp baking powder160g sugar160g butterA tsp vanilla essence150g chocolatFor Icing150g chocolate100g liquid cream10g sugar10g butterchocolate chips****Apricot JamMethod  Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water. Melt in microwave oven 2 mn. Add butter & mix well. In another bowl beat eggs & sugar. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture. Add chocolate butter mixture & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan. Bake for 30... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2012

Danish Sand Cake

Danish Sand CakeIngredients4eggs150g flour100g corn flour / potato flour200g butter200g sugar1 tsp baking powder2 tbsp milk1 tsp vanilla essenceMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg along with milk.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Add milk, vanilla essence & 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 30-35 mn. Serve with tea.  
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14 février 2012

Strawberry Mirror cake for Saint Valentin.

  Strawberry Mirror Cake Ingredients500g Fresh Strawberries **Sponge Cake**100g sugar 100 flour   4 eggs A pinch of salt1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla essence ** Syrup**1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup water2 tbsp sugar**Strawberry Mirror**1 cup sugar1 cup water2 cups fresh strawberry juice 1 tbsp gelatine powder**Mascarpone Filling** 200g mascarpone 150g sugar 1 dl liquid cream 5 drops of red food colour MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Separate eggwhites & beat with half of the sugar.Beat until stiff to get a... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2012

Bizcocho : Spanish Sponge Cake

Bizcocho Ingredients150g sugar 150 flour 5 eggs  A pinch of salt 1/2 tsp baking powder1 tsp vanilla essenceMethod Preheat the oven to 180°C. Separate eggwhites & beat with half of the sugar. Beat until stiff to get a featherly light sponge cake.Then beat egg yolks with the remaining sugar. Fold in beaten egg whites Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture. Add vanilla + salt & mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake pan and place in the oven. Bake until a... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2012

Kokosbrot - Coconut Cake

KokosbrotIngredients 250g flour 100g sugar 100g butter 100g dessicated coconut 2 eggs 175 ml coconut milk100g thick cream2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder A pinch of salt  Method Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt . Then add beaten eggs & mix well. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture. Then add dessicated coconut & milk. Add nutmeg powder mix well. Pour the batter into the greased cake tin. Bake until a toothpick inserted into... [Lire la suite]
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