Hazelnut Financier Cake with a Malted Ice Creamx
first came into existence back in May 2000. Seems a
long time ago now!
then the internet was a very different place with much
more of an amateur feel to it. In a lot of ways it was
a pleasanter and more friendly place to hang out. For
those of us interested in food and cooking it was a
great opportunity to chat and share ideas with people
living in other parts of the world.
was also a time when everyone involved in cooking, whether
they were just a keen amateur, a busy mum, a grandmother
with a lifetime of kitchen experience or a professional
chef just starting a career in the kitchen or one who
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recipes so others could enjoy them.
lot of the details of who contributed what have either
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or for the inspiration they might give.
is another recipe received from Robert Hutchinson formerly
Sous Chef at Weston Park, Shropshire.
400 mls double cream
2 Vanilla pods split and scraped
3 Large free range egg yolks
4 dessert spoons of Ovaltine or to taste
62g soft flour
150g caster sugar
157g egg whites
157g unslated buter, melted
to make Malted
cream and milk on to boil with vanilla and a quarter
of the sugar (this will help to stop it burning)
yolks and rest of the sugar together
liquid comes to the boil pour half on to the eggs,
mix well and return to the heat.
slowly. Keep stirring until it coats the back of a
spoon. Take off heat and add ovaltine.
through a fine sieve and chill. When cold churn in
ice cream machine as normal.
to make Hazelnut
flour and ground hazelnuts together. Add sugar.
whites into the mix. Mix in the melted butter until
and flour tartlet tins and pour in the mix. Do not
at 250°C for about 10 minutes or until firm to the
touch and a cake skewer comes out clean.
out onto a wire rack.
warm cake on the centre of a warm plate. Top with
a ball of ice cream.
plate with raspberry coulis and an oven dried banana
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