Friday, July 24, 2015

Food - Recipe - Danish Dream Cake (Drømmekage)

From a very young age I eat this cake at birthday parties as well as normal Victoria sponge type cakes, even though I don't remember it much!! For those on my blog that don't know I was born in Denmark (my parents are English so don't worry) and always go back every few years, less now my dad has retired, we would eat a lot of Frikadeller's and this cake, plus the pastries as well. I decide to re-create it to see if I can do it again!

 Danish Dream Cake (Drømmekage)

Prep Time: 15 Minutes 
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes 
 Total - 1 hr

Makes 12-16 servings. 

Ingredients

• 250g Plain Flour 
• 2 tsp Baking Powder 
• 50g Butter 
• 200ml Milk 
• 3 eggs 
• 300g Caster Sugar 
• 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 

 For the Topping: 
• 125g Butter, softened to room temperature 
• 50ml Milk 
 • 100g Dessicated Coconut 
• 200g Muscavado Sugar

Equipment

  • 2 Large Mixing Bowls
  • 8 or 9-inch (20-22cm) square or round baking pan
  • Wooden Spoon 
  • Whisk
  • Palette Knife
  • Wire Rack

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Food - Recipe - Mixed Berry Buttermilk Muffins

Hi guys it seems ages since I did a proper bake, with the summer starting and fruit coming out of our ears, I decided to do this bake from this book. I used a mixture of blueberries and loganberries which my parents seem to have lots of!! You can just use blueberries or other summer fruit.

Mixed Berry Buttermilk Muffins

Ingredients

  • 85g Melted Butter
  • 400g Plain Flour
  • 175g Caster Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Baking Powder
  • Finely grated zest of 1 Lemon 
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 284ml Buttermilk
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 250g of Fresh Blueberries & Loganberries

Equipment 

  • 12 hole muffin tray with 12 muffin cases 
  • Large Bowl *2 
  • Wooden Spoon *2 
  • Dessert Spoon 
  • Cake Tester 
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Food - Recipe - Matchpoint Pavola

Hi guys I have been so busy that I have had not a lot of time to bake or when I did they did not go well :( So I decided to do a quick pudding to celebrate the tennis (or I bought a Matchpoint Fruit salad from the Sainsbury's that was reduced to Clear, along with some Coconut Pieces, Extra Thick Cream and Meringue Shells)

 Matchpoint Pavlova 


Serves 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes 
Total: 5 minutes

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