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 […]

Chocolate mould

Serves: 12 INGREDIENTS 4 cups (1000ml) milk 1 cup (150g) cocoa powder 1 cup (200g) sugar 2 egg yolks 5 eggs vanilla essence, to taste 1 cup caramel, to line ovenproof dish PREPARATION Dissolve cocoa in part of the milk, inside a saucepan. After it has dissolved completely, stir in the remaining milk. Stir in […]

Whipped cream topping (Chantilli )

INGREDIENTS 1 cup (250ml) cream, double 1tablespoon caster sugar or icing sugar vanilla essence PREPARATION Place cream in a mixing bowl. Sift in sugar. Whip with electric mixer until it begins to thicken. Remove from electric mixer and keep beating by hand until reaching the desired consistency. Stir in vanilla essence to taste. Cook’s tip: […]

Chocolate souflflé

Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 50 grams butter or margarine 2 tablespoons flour 4 egg yolks ¼ cup sugar (50 grams) ¾ cup milk (180cc.) 100 grams semisweet chocolate, grated 4 egg whites 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla essence PREPARATION Butter the inside of a soufflé dish and sprinkle with a little sugar, discarding the excess. […]

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 […]

Pineapple cool pots

Serves – 10 INGREDIENTS 1 (approx.1kg) fresh pineapple ¼ cup (50g) sugar 7 tablespoons kirsch 1 cup (250ml) cream, double vanilla essence, to taste 2 tablespoons caster sugar 50g shredded coconut PREPARATION Peel the pineapple with a sharp knife and cut the flesh into slices, discarding the central core. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle 5 […]

Pineapple liqueur

Makes 2000ml. INGREDIENTS 1 pineapple (approx. 1kg), ripe 1 slice of pineapple peel 2 ½ cups (625ml) alcohol 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 ½ cups (500g) sugar 2 ½ cups (625ml) water PREPARATION Peel the pineapple with a sharp knife and cut the flesh into rings, discarding the central core. Place inside a jar with […]

Nut butter cake

Serves 16 INGREDIENTS 200g butter 1 cup (200 g) sugar 2 cups (240 g) flour pinch of salt 4 eggs 150g walnuts, chopped 3 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons rum PREPARATION Whip butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, and when the mixture is creamy, gradually add the eggs slightly beaten. Sift together flour, salt […]

Sabayon profiteroles

Makes 24 INGREDIENTS For the batter 1 cup (250 ml) water 100g butter 1cup (120 g) flour 4 eggs pinch of salt For the sabayon filling 11/2 cup (375 ml) boiling milk 2 egg yolks 4 tablespoons sugar 2 heaped tablespoons flour ½ cup (125 ml) sherry or Garnacha wine PREPARATION Place water, butter and […]

Glacé sweet potatoes

They can be used for Christmas puddings and stollen. INGREDIENTS AND PREPARATION 2 kg sweet potatoes (small and fresh) water, as needed sugar, as needed Peel the sweet potatoes, place them in a big bowl and cover them with water. Rest for 1 hour. Drain and weigh them. You will need this same weight of […]