Friday, June 17, 2011

Chocolate Truffle Cake



All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

Going with the beat of this quote, I followed this recipe to make truffle cake. Initially I was bit hesitant about its outcome, but when everyone shared the bite, all the doubts fled to neverland. So, what's holding you back from trying.

Follow this truffle cake recipe, to hit a new wonder in cake baking.

Truffle Cake Recipe
  1. Flour                      ½ C -2 tbsp (75gms-2tbsp)
  2. Corn flour            2 tbsp
  3. Cocoa powder   2 tbsp
  4. Baking powder  1/8 tsp
  5. Salt                         1 pinch
  6. Eggs                       4
  7. Powdered Sugar ½ C +2 tbsp (120 gms)
  8. Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  9. Oil                           3 tsp
Method
  • Sift flour, corn flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt trice.
  • Separate eggs. Whip egg white till stiff.
  • Beat egg yolk, sugar and vanilla.
  • Add oil and beat well 
  • Add flour and mix well.
  • Fold in egg white and pour it in to a greased and lined 8 inch dish.
  • Bake it in a preheated oven at 200 degree centigrade for 20-25 minutes.
  • Cool and slice the cake into 2-3 layers.
  • Keep one slice on a serving dish, spread chocolate cream and repeat layers.
  • Cover the cake with truffle icing.
1.     
Chocolate Cream
Dissolve 2 tsp cocoa powder in little milk to smooth paste.
Mix ½ Cup cream and cocoa paste,2 tbsp icing sugar and ¼ vanilla essence.
Whip till thick.

Rum Truffle icing
Melt  ¾ cup dark chocolate and ½ cup cream over low flame.
Add 1 tsp rum, stir till tick
Pour over the cake to cover it completely.

Decorate Truffle Cake
Melt white chocolate and add oil
Note:- Before pouring the chocolate ganache chill the cake for 30mts.

Try Chocolate Truffle cake for a change and I bet you'll enjoy it.

Happy weekend,

Marina

P.S. if you need one-to-one instruction to learn Truffle cake, then u can contact me for online classes or classes in Bangalore.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Caramel custard

Delicious Caramel Custard
Caramel Custard Recipe
Caramel Custard is one of the simple, yet delicious dessert you can easily try at your house. Despite its ease, only few folks make Caramel Custard.

This recipe is made with caramelized sugar, eggs, milk, and vanilla essence.

You can follow the recipe to make this easy-to-make pudding at your home.

For the Caramel
  1. Sugar - 2 table spoon
Method to make caramelized sugar
  • Take a pan and when it is hot add the sugar 
  • Stir till it is golden brown color 
  • Remove the pan and pour little of the caramelized sugar into the serving cups
  • Leave aside to cool and harden.
For the Custard
  1. Milk -2 cups
  2. Eggs - 4
  3. Sugar - to taste
  4. Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
Method to make the Custard
  • Beat egg and sugar
  • Add milk and essence and mix well
  • Pour this mixture over the caramelized sugar 
  • Cover the dish with 2 layers of butter paper.
  • And tie down the paper.
  • Put the dish into a bowl of hot water and steam for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the stove and after 5 mts overturn the dish to the serving dish(Do not remove the dish in which it was cooked so as to maintain shape)
  • When serving lift off the dish carefully without damaging the custard.
  • Serve cold
Enjoy & slice through the cold Caramel Custard..

Marina

Coin Chicken Cutlet

Coin Chicken Cutlets 
It's season to innovate, and move forward in life. With this in mind, here's something you'll love to munch your way to Glory. It's the smaller version of chicken cutlet.

I've name it Coin Chicken Cutlet, thought the size is more than a coin. Unlike the big brother, this cutlet is smaller, crunchier and easy to savor as a starter.

If you're in Bangalore, looking for an ideal starter for your party, you can try these mini ones for a change. Call me at # 9379398865 to know more about cutlets, starters and lunch packs.

Marina