GOAN CHRISTMAS CAKE (Baath)

 

  • In a heavy based casserole dish, boil 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar till the sugar dissolves
  • Lower the heat, then add 1 cup milk1 cup semolina and 2 cups desiccated coconut
  • Stir till the liquid is absorbed by the dry ingredinets
  • Turn off the heat then add 3 tablespoons butter
  • Set the mixture aside to cool, then whisk 5 eggs till light
  • When the mixture is cold add the beaten eggs and 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla essence½ cup ground cashews and ½ cup sultanas
  • Cover with a damp tea towel/cling wrap.
  • Rest for 3 hours minimum (overnight if possible)
  • Line a baking pan with baking paper.
  • Transfer the cake mixture then bake for 20 minutes at 160 C.

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May 2013 bring you good health and happiness in abundance.