Popular Italian Coffee Cheese Cake
Preparation Time : 30-40 minutes
Cooking Time : 20-30 minutes
Servings : 4
Eggless sponge cake , 6 inch 1
Vanilla Custard powder 4 teaspoons
Milk 1 1/2 cup
Sugar 6 teaspoons
Instant coffee powder 1 tablespoon
Hung curd 4 tablespoons
Whipped cream 3 tablespoons
Slice the cake horizontally into three slices.
Mix custard powder in a little cold milk. Heat the remaining milk in a pan, add the custard powder mixture and cook, stirring continuously, till it begins to thicken.
Add sugar and stir till it dissolves. Set aside to cool.
Heat a cup of water in a pan. Add one teaspoon instant coffee powder and mix. Set aside to cool.Add hung curd to the cooled custard and mix. Add the whipped cream and mix well.
Place the base slice of the cake in a glass bowl. Pour some of the coffee decoction over it and let it soak well. Spread some of the custard mixture all over it.
Soak the remaining cake slices in the remaining coffee decoction. Place another cake slice over the one in the bowl and spread some of the custard mixture all over it. Cover it with the third cake slice. Pour the remaining custard mixture over it and spread it over the top and the sides of the sandwiched cake.
Put the remaining instant coffee powder in a small sieve and sprinkle it all over the top of the tiramisu. Keep it in the refrigerator to set for at least one and a half hours.
CHOCOLATE BANANA CUP CAKE
Chocolate cup cakes with banana flavour
Preparation Time : 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time : 30-40 minutes
Servings : 4
Cocoa powder 3 tablespoons
Ripe elaichi bananas 3
Refined flour (maida) 2 cups
Baking powder 1 teaspoon
Golden syrup/honey 2 tablespoons
Brown sugar 2/3 cup
Oil 4 tablespoons
Skimmed milk 4 tablespoons
Preheat oven to 160°C/325oF. Lightly grease the muffin moulds.
Peel and grate the ripe bananas into a bowl.
Sift refined flour with cocoa powder and baking powder into a deep bowl.Break eggs and add to the flour mixture. Add the mashed bananas, golden syrup or honey, brown sugar and mix everything well.
Add oil and mix. Finally add milk and mix well.
Pour the batter into the muffin moulds, up to three-fourth full. Bake them in the preheated oven for about thirty minutes.
Cool, demould and serve.
FRUITY BREAD AND BUTTER PUDDING
Delicious bread and butter pudding with fresh mixed fruits
Preparation Time : 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time : 40-50 minutes
Servings : 4
Pear, cubed 1
Mango, cubed 1
Bread 6 slices
Butter 3 tablespoons
Raisins 1/4 cup
Milk 2 cups
Sugar 1/2 cup
Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon
Preheat oven to 180 °C/350 °F.
Butter the bread slices and cut them in triangles.
Put the pear and mango cubes in a baking dish. Spread the bread triangles over the fruits so that they are fully covered. Sprinkle raisins.
Heat milk in a pan. Add sugar to the milk and stir till it dissolves but do not let it boil.
Break eggs into a bowl and whip. Add the hot milk to the eggs and whip continuously till well mixed. Add vanilla essence and mix. Pour this mixture over the bread and fruits in the baking dish through a sieve.
Bake in the preheated oven for forty minutes.
Serve hot or cold.