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On this page you may find all the recipes we're doing in class.
Have fun, and let us know how it turned out!

Basic yellow cake (from scratch!)

For a 26 cm round pan or two English cake pans:
Preheat the oven to 180

Ingredients:

100 gr butter (preferably softened)
300 gr sugar
2 eggs
vanilla extract
lemon rind (optional)
pinch of salt
280 gr flour
10 gr baking powder
200 ml sour cream/plain yoghurt

Preparation:

Whisk the butter with the sugar.
Add the eggs one at a time until incorporated.
Add vanilla, lemon rind and salt.
Mix the flour and baking powder.
Add half the flour and half the sour crem. Combine.
Add the rest of the sour cream and flour and combine. Do not over mix.

Pour into pan and bake till golden and firm

Hot Chocolate Cake
About 24 mini cakes
Preheat oven to 180

Ingredients

100 gr butter
100 gr chocolate (above 50% cocoa content)
Pinch of salt
Orange Liquor like Grand Marinier (optional)
150 gr powdered sugar
2 egg yolks
2 eggs
100 gr flour

Chocolate for filling

Preparation

Melt the chocolate and butter over hot water.
mix egg yolks, eggs, liquor, salt, sugar.
Combine the mixtures and mix well till smooth.
Add flour.

Pour into small cups, no more than half.
In each cup insert chocolate.
Bake for 7 minutes till firm.


Grand Marinier Chocolate cookies ("chocolate bombs")
About 24 cookies
Preheat oven to 180

Ingredients

35 gr butter
115 gr chocolate (bittersweet)

1 egg
35 gr sugar
35 gr ground almonds
35 gr flour
1 gr baking powder
15 gr grand marinier or another liquor (optional)

powdered sugar for rolling the cookies

Preparation:
Melt the chocolate and the butter over a pot of hot water
In another bowl mix the egg with the sugar and the liquor. Add the almonds, the flour, the baking powder.
Mix the chocolate with the egg mixture. Cover and cool for 2 hours or more.
Once the cookies have settled, roll into balls and cover with powdered sugar.

Bake at 180 for 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool before taking out of the pan.


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