Wednesday, April 9, 2014

''White Princess'' Cakes

 ''White Princess'' With Biscuits And Mascarpone


1st layer:
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups crushed biscuits ( AMARETTI or Petit Bisquit)
1/2 cup ground almonds
60 g butter
50 ml. milk
juice and peel of 1/2 orange
1 tablespoon Porto

2nd layer:
100 g dark chocolate
lump of butter
1 tablespoon coffee (cold)

3rd layer:
250 g mascarpone
sweet condensed milk (3-4 tablespoons or more to taste)

for decoration:
sprinkle cocoa powder
powdered sugar
orange slices


Boil the sugar with milk to dissolve the sugar. Add the butter and melt. Flavor with orange peel and liqueur. The biscuits are grounded with a blender. In a bowl place and mix crushed biscuits, almonds and add them to the milky-oil mixture and orange juice. Stir until homogeneous mixture and pour into a baking dish covered with foil and wait at least for an hour to tighten in a refrigerator.

On water bath melt the butter with the chocolate and coffee. Pour over the first layer and allow it to tighten in the fridge. Then cover with a layer of sweetened condensed milk and mascarpone (whipped to a cream).
Decorate with oranges and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

    ''White Princess'' With Carrots And Walnuts

250 ml Oil
200 g Brown sugar
3 eggs
175 g Soft flour
1.5 tsp Baking powder 
1.5 tsp Baking soda 
1.5 tsp Cinnamon 
0.5 tsp Ginger 
1/4 tsp Nutmeg 
115 g Walnuts (chopped)
225 g finely grated carrots
1 tsp Vanilla flavor
30 ml Sour cream

For the base: Mix it all together and bake in a round mold (greased and floured) in a pre-heated oven at 180. Cool and cut in half. 
For the filling: Whip 175 g unsalted cheese, 25 g butter and 225 g icing sugar. Spread a part of it between the two parts of the cake, leaving a small part of the filling to spread on top as well.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the recipe
    I am going to try and make the carrot one

    Love Vikee