Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Mixed Fruits Cocktail Pastry

For the Cake
  • Flour 1 cup+2 tbsp(150g)
  • Baking powder ¼ tsp
  • Eggs 5
  • Vanilla essence 1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar 1 cup+ 1 tbsp(150g)
  • Pre heat the oven at 180 degree for 10 minutes, Sieve flour and baking powder thrice.
  • Beat eggs well. Add essence and sugar. Beat till it is light and fluffy.
  • Fold in flour. Pour into a greased 8” pan.
  • Bake at 180 degree centigrade for 30 minutes and cool.
  • Cut the cake into two layers soak it with the syrup. Cover with cream and sprinkle fruits cocktail pieces. Repeat layers. Chill and serve
How to Make Syrup for mixed fruits Pastry
  • Pineapple,Strawberry,Orange chopped 1 Cup
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Sugar ½ Cup
  • Mix the fruits water and ½ cup sugar. Boil for a minute. Cool and add essence(or use mixed tin fruits)
Icing Part of Mixed fruits cocktail Pastry
  • Cream 200gms
  • Icing sugar 4 tbsp heaped
  • Whip cream and icing sugar till it forms soft peaks
Chill the pastry and enjoy it cold....

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