13 03, 2014

Rice Cake

2014-03-13T11:16:44+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Rice Cake

(sent by Quttah) 4 oz. plain flour 4 oz. ground rice 2 oz. sultanas 1 oz. currants 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 gill milk 3 oz. butter 3 oz. soft brown sugar 2 oz. seedless raisins, halved 1 tablespoon lemon rind Pinch salt Sift flour, salt and baking soda and rub in the butter. Add all the fruit, ground rice and lemon rind and mix well. Rotary beat eggs for 3 minutes and add to milk and stir into the dry ingredients. Mix well and put into a greased 7-inch tin. Bake at 350°F. — Regulo 3, for [...]

13 03, 2014

Egyptian Chocolate Cake

2014-03-13T11:16:12+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Egyptian Chocolate Cake

(sent by Quttah) 1¾ cups unbleached flour, sifted 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 4 ounces semisweet chocolate 1/2 cup brewed strong coffee 1/2 cup butter or regular margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup milk Cinnamon Whipped Cream 2 cups heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Sift together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves; set aside. Combine chocolate and coffee in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat until chocolate is melted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. With an electric mixer [...]

13 03, 2014

Mihulibeya Bel Manga (Milk Pudding with Mango)

2014-03-13T11:15:37+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Mihulibeya Bel Manga (Milk Pudding with Mango)

(sent by Quttah) 3 cups mango juice 5 tbsp. cornstarch 2 cups mixed fruit 2 cups cream 2 tbsp. rose water 3 cups milk 5 tbsp. Sugar 1/2 cup ground pistachio nuts Put the mango juice in a pan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Mix half the cornstarch in half a cup of water. Pour this into the boiling mango juice, stirring constantly until thick. Pour contents of the pan into a deep dish. Add half the amount of mixed fruit. Set aside to cool and thicken. Spread half the cream on top of the cooled fruit [...]

13 03, 2014

Umm Ali

2014-03-13T11:14:52+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Umm Ali

(sent by Quttah) 10oz cooked puff pastry 1/4-1/2 cup pistachio nuts, chopped 1/4-1/2 cup flaked almonds, toasted 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup milk 3/4 cup sugar a pinch of cinnamon 1 egg, beaten 2 teaspoons rose water 1 cup light cream Grease a round, glass baking dish, and preheat the oven to 375° F. Crumble the pastry into the dish and mix with the nuts and lemon juice. Heat the milk, sugar and cinnamon to just below the boiling point, then slowly add the beaten egg. Pour this over the pastry mixture in the dish, and sprinkle with rose [...]

13 03, 2014


2014-03-13T11:14:22+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Basbousa

(sent by Quttah) 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup superfine sugar 2 small eggs 2 cups fine yellow semolina 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda Blanched split almonds Syrup (recipe follows) Cream the butter and the sugar and then beat in the eggs. Stir in a 1/2 cup water. Sift together the semolina, baking powder, and soda, and stir into the butter mixture to form a smooth batter. Preheat the oven to 350° F. Lightly grease an 8-by-12-inch cake pan and pour in the batter. Spread it evenly with the back of a spoon and then score [...]

13 03, 2014

Carrot Cake (II)

2014-03-13T11:12:57+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Carrot Cake (II)

(sent by Eshta) Beat Together 3 Eggs 1 Cup Sugar Add 1 Cup Oil Sift into mixture 1 ½ Cups Flour 1 Level teaspoon Salt 1 Level teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Level teaspoon Baking Powder 1 Level teaspoon Cinnamon Add to mixture 2 Cups Grated Carrots ½ Cup Chopped Walnuts Beat until smooth. Bake at 180C (350F) for One Hour Frosting 80 grams Cream Cheese ¼ Cup Marg or Butter 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence 2 Cups Icing Sugar Beat together Cream Cheese, Butter and Vanilla Essence until fluffy. Gradually add Icing Sugar, beating until smooth. Spread over cooled Cake

13 03, 2014

Profiteroles (Windbeutel)

2014-03-13T11:12:17+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Profiteroles (Windbeutel)

It is said that profiteroles are difficult to make. This is not true. It is actually very easy, but you do have to follow the directions exactly! Basic Profiteroles Dough: 1/4 l water 1/3 ts salt 100 gr butter 150 gr white flour 4 eggs 1 ts baking powder If you want to put a sweet filling, you can add 1 packet vanillin sugar with the salt. Preparation: Boil the water with the salt. Add the butter and stir until it is all melted. Empty the flour all at once in the still boiling water, while stirring steadily. Keep stirring [...]

13 03, 2014

Carot Cake

2014-03-13T09:13:59+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Carot Cake

(easy and done in 1 hour) Ingredients: 200 g carrots 300 g flour 200 g sugar 100 g oil (not olive, seeds oil) 100 g milk or yogurt 1 pinch of salt ½ packet of baking powder 1 packet of vanillin sugar 2 eggs (50 g grinded almonds) optional Preparation Clean the carrots and grate them. Whisk the 2 eggs (best with an electric whisk), add sugar, than oil, milk, salt, vanillin sugar; mix baking-powder with the flower and than add it to the mixture,(avoiding formation of lumps). Add the carrots and, if available, the grinded almonds. Butter a cake [...]

13 03, 2014

Cookies “Vanilla Moon”

2014-03-13T09:12:53+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Cookies “Vanilla Moon”

Ingredients: 260 gr flour 100 gr almond, powdered 80 gr sugar, powdered (put normal sugar in blender) 4 packet vanillin sugar 1 egg yolk 200 gr butter, cold 1 dash salt Preparation: Mix flour, ground almonds, a dash of salt, powdered sugar, 1 packet vanillin sugar together, and put them in a heap on the table. Press a hole in the top of the heap and put the egg in, than add the cold butter in pieces. Knead altogether well. Wrap the dough in foil and put it in the fridge for 3 hours. Preheat the oven to 180 centigrade. [...]

13 03, 2014

Cookies “Heidesand”

2014-03-13T09:11:41+02:00March 13th, 2014|Dessert/Sweets, Recipes|Comments Off on Cookies “Heidesand”

Ingredients (for app. 65 cookies): 250 gr butter, soft 80 gr sugar 50 gr powdered sugar (put normal sugar in a blender) 1 packet vanillin sugar 125 gr Almonds, finely blended 400 gr flour 3 tb sugar for the coating Preparation: Put sugar, powdered sugar and vanillin sugar in a bowl and whip until frothy. Mix the flour and the pulverized almonds together and add to the butter mixture. Form the dough do rolls as thick as your thumb, wrap in foil and put in the fridge for one hour. After one hour remove the foil and cut 1 cm [...]

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