American chip ice cream

Serves: 6 INGREDIENTS 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites, beaten with 2 tablespoons sugar until firm 1 cup (200g) sugar 3 cups (750ml) milk 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 tablespoons corn starch 150g chocolate chips PREPARATION Place egg yolks, corn starch and sugar in a saucepan. Stir in milk gradually. […]

Angel Cake

Serves: 12 INGREDIENTS 1 cup egg whites (6 to 7) (to room temperature) 1 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 y ½ cups sugar (300-gramos) 1 cup flour (120-gramos) PREPARATION In a large bowl beat egg whites, cream of tartar and one tablespoon sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed till soft peads form (tips […]

Pastry to prepare tarts and pies (1)

INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cups (160g) flour pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 100g butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Place butter and sugar in a bowl. Mix with a wooden spoon until creamy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after […]

Iced custard with crystallized fruits

Serves 8 – 10 INGREDIENTS 1 cup (200g) sugar ½ cup (60g) flour 1 egg 3 egg yolks 2 cups (500ml) hot milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3 egg whites 1 cup (150g) crystallized fruits, chopped ½ cup (50g) walnuts, chopped ½ cup (125ml) cream, double 1 tablespoon icing sugar, to sweeten whipped cream crystallized […]

Coconut icecream

Serves: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 2 cups (500ml) milk 2 teaspoons powdered gelatine 3 egg yolks 1/2 cup (100g) sugar 1/2 cup (50g) desiccated coconut 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 1 teaspoon vanilla essence, 3 egg whites 1/2 cup (100g) sugar PREPARATION Soak gelatine powder in some cold milk and let stand for 10 minutes. Place milk […]

Peach delight

Serves: 12 INGREDIENTS For the sponge cake base 2 eggs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons flour For the filling 4 egg yolks 4 egg whites 4 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons gelatine powder 1 can peaches, in syrup 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 4 tablespoons sugar For the frosting 3 egg whites 1 […]

Iced nutty cream

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 500g fresh ricotta cheese 8 tablespoons caster sugar 100g ground walnuts 4 tablespoons cognac (French brandy) 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 3 egg whites 3 tablespoons sugar PREPARATION Place ricotta cheese in a food processor and process until smooth. Fold in walnuts, cognac and stiff whipped cream. Beat egg whites and 3 […]

Nut sponge cake

Serves 10 INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 1 cup (200g) sugar 2 cups (240 g) flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 100g walnuts, chopped PREPARATION Grease, flour and line a round tin of 24 cm. Whip the eggs and sugar with an electric mixer for 15 minutes. Sift the flour and baking powder twice and fold into the […]

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 […]

English butter cake for Christmas

Serves 15 INGREDIENTS 250g butter, creamy 1 ¼ cups (250g) sugar 5 egg yolks 5 egg whites 3 tablespoons cognac (French brandy) 1 tablespoon vanilla essence 3 cups (360g) flour 1 cup (110g) cornstarch 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 cup glacé fruit, chopped 1 cup (225g) raisins 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup almonds PREPARATION […]