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Compressed Apple Cake is basically a reversed apple cake, cooked slowly for 2 hours, the released pectine from the apples will jellify the whole cake to make it hold perfectly. The result is a fantastic mouthful of apples with a thin crust made out of walnut, sugar free whole grain corn flakes (or graham) with a touch of flour, butter and brown sugar. This thin base gives the crunch to the dessert, but the magic of this dish finds itself in bold apple flavour and fun light texture of it. I usually try to stay away from flaky pastries knowing it’s filled with butter, so this base is a great solution, plus walnuts and apples are just a perfect match. A sweet cake made with not much sugar because apples are just already filled with it, so it ends up being a quite healthy dessert. The apple type For this recipe you’ll need apples…

Yesterday was the birthday of my husband and he is such a traditional guy… meaning … every year, he wants the same exact cake; a simply white vanilla cake with strawberries. I, on the other hand, am a nontraditional one and love to change a little something every time I make his cake… I change it just enough, so he doesn’t feel much of the difference… For example last year, I add a lemon essence to the cake… The year before that, I’ve used blueberries and raspberries as extras… and this year I’ve made a sponge cake and add some almonds. I wanted to add a little rum syrup to the sponge cake… but I’ve got lazy… maybe next year. The magic in sponge cake is in the egg whites. No need for baking powder, the eggs will make the magic happen. This type of cake result into a quite airy…

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