250g Castor Sugar, 6 gelatin leaves (Sheets) 2g each, 1.5 vanilla bean, 1 tsp vanilla extract
90g egg white (approx 3 eggs)
Mix of icing sugar and cornstarch (cornflour) (50%-50%) for sprinkling on them
Add 80ml water to sugar, heat until reaches 130c. Soak gelatine sheets in cold water, then beat egg white until mousse consistency (do not overbeat) When syrup has reached 130c pour over egg white while beating. Add softened gelatine (without the water) vanillas essence and vanilla paste that you have scraped from bean. Keep beating until it has cooled to lukewarm and thickened up.
If you want to use it on tart or cupcake you can pipe now.
Or spread into a container lined with baking paper and sifted icing sugar and cornstarch. Sprinkle over top and cover with another sheet. Cut, will set in 2 hrs at room temperature.
Store in Airtight tin.
PEACH BLOSSOM CAKE
A GREAT CAKE FOR CHILDREN, YOU CAN HAVE ANY COLOUR OR FLAVOUR
This recipe was given to Carol by our oldest Club Member Sue.
Bake at 160o for 1hr 20minutes depending on Tin Fills a 9" round tin Makes 32 cupcakes
240g Butter or Margarine 375g caster sugar 420g Self Raising Flour
4 Eggs 1 cup warm milk pinch salt
1 tsp raspberry essence 3 tbsp raspberry jelly or jelly of your choice
or essence of your choice.
Cream Butter/margarine gradually add sugar, add eggs one at a time, add essence, mix in sifted flour and sprinkle Jelly crystals over mixture and gradually pour warm milk over top. Beat thoroughly.
FROM SANDRA AT KIWI CAKES - BEST EVER - DAIRY FREE AND EGG FREE CHOCOLATE CAKE. - IT IS RICH AND DARK AND OH SO MOIST.
INGREDIENTS: 185g Flour, 3 Tbsp Dutch Cocoa, 250g Sugar, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp salt, 15ml white vinegar 90ml oil, 250ml water, 1 tsp vanilla essence.
Preheat Oven to 180c. 6" round cake. Combine dry ingredients in bowl. combine liquid ingredients. Add liquid to dry ingredients and stir quickly. Bake 40 minutes. Cool 10 mins and turn out of pan. Double if needed.
tip of the day- Cake flour, for every cup of flour take out 2tbsp and substiute for 2 tbspCornflour
Sift several times.