Chocolate mousse

COMMENT This mousse can be used as a cake filling. Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 4 egg yolks 1/2 cup (100g) sugar 2 cups (500ml) cream, double 2 tablespoons caster sugar 2 tablespoons plain powdered gelatine 150g couverture chocolate 3 egg whites 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Beat egg yolks and sugar until light […]

Banana and chocolate pudding

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 3 cups sponge cake, sliced 1000 ml milk 3 eggs ¼ cup (50 g) sugar 50g butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 3 bananas, sliced PREPARATION Heat milk and pour over the sponge cake slices until they absorb it. In another bowl, beat the eggs slightly and add sugar, salt, butter (melted) and […]

Chocolate sponge cake

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 200g sugar 200g ( minus 2 tablespoons) flour 4 tablespoons powdered chocolate ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 teaspoons baking powder PREPARATION Whip the eggs and sugar with an electric mixer for 15 minutes. Sift the flour, the chocolate, the bicarbonate and the baking powder and fold into the eggs […]

Swiss roll with custard and quinotos in syrup

Quinotos: Small fruits, very similar to tiny oranges that grow in Argentine and Uruguay. INGREDIENTS For the roll 5 eggs 5 tablespoons sugar 5 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon honey For the custard 2 cups (500ml) milk 3/4 cups (150g) sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour (cornstarch) 2 eggs 70grs butter For the topping 200grs dark chocolate 100grs […]

Lemon cream filled cookies

INGREDIENTS 200gr butter at room temperature 100gr sugar 1 egg yolk juice of 1 lemon 2 cups (240 g) flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt For the filling 50gr butter 2 teaspoonfuls of lemon juice 50gr caster sugar PREPARATION Whip the butter and sugar until creamy. Add the egg yolk and keep beating […]

Confectioner’s custard or Crème Pâtissière with white wine

Serves: 8 – 10 INGREDIENTS 3 cups (750ml) milk 1 glass (250ml) white wine 2 eggs vanilla essence, to taste 2 egg yolks 1 cup (200g) sugar 3 heaped tablespoons flour PREPARATION Place eggs, egg yolks, sugar and flour in a saucepan. Mix well. Whisk in milk and wine, beating well with a wooden spoon […]

Chocolate filling profiteroles

Makes 24 INGREDIENTS 1 cup (250 ml) water 100g butter 1 cup (120 g) flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs For the filling 2 cups (500 ml) milk 1/2 cup (60 g ) flour 1/2 cup (100g ) sugar 50g sweet chocolate powder 50g butter PREPARATION Profiterole batter: Place water, butter and salt in […]

Light vanilla ice-cream

INGREDIENTS 3 egg yolks 200g skimmed milk powder 1 ½ tablespoons powdered gelatine 2 ½ cups (625ml) water artificial liquid sweetener, to taste 1 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Soak gelatine in ½ cup of cold water. Place skimmed milk powder, soaked gelatine, egg yolks , water, liquid sweetener and vanilla essence in a blender. Blend […]

Economic sponge cake

Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 6 egg whites 6 egg yolks 2 cups (400 g) sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence or grated lemon rind 3 cups (360 g) flour 11/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup (170 ml) hot water PREPARATION Grease, flour and line a round tin of 26 to 28 cm. Whisk the egg whites with […]

Honey biscuits

Dozen: 4 INGREDIENTS 180g butter, softened 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup (65g) sugar 1/4 cup (45 ml) tepid milk 3 cups (360g) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon PREPARATION Beat butter and sugar until creamy. Stir in milk and honey until well blended. Fold in sifted flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Shape […]