Sunday, 24 August 2008

Butter Bean Cakes



Recipe Ingredients:
  • 500 grs Sugar
  • 2.5 dl Water
  • 250 grs Butter Beans (these can be from a can, but you must peel them)
  • A soup spoon full of Butter
  • 6 yolks and 2 full eggs
  • the zest of one Lemon
  • A dash of Vanilla Essence
Preparation:

Put in a pan the sugar and water boiling this until it reaches "pearl point" for you and me until when it drips from the spoon onto a surface forms like a pearl (it takes about 7 minutes boiling).
While that is going on after peeling beans mash them with a fork until a smooth paste, once the sugar reached the point take it off the fire and add the beans mixing well take it back to the fire for about 3-4 minutes so that it just thickens up a bit (always stirring) lastly add the butter until it melts. Once done take it of the fire and set it aside.
Let this mixture cool down a bit and then add the eggs (mixed) little by little always mixing it, then add the lemon zest and the dash of vanilla essence. Mixture done.

Dough Preparation:

In a bowl mix 1 cup of flour and a heaped spoon of baking margarine, mix it with your hands until resembles bread crumbs, then add a little water and continue mixing until a silky soft dough (like bread dough), let it rest for 15 minutes in the bowl with a cloth over it. After that cut a small piece and roll it with a rolling pin in a well floured table until about 2-3 millimetres thickens, cut round shapes (using a dough cutter) then lay it into aluminium cup cases that have been previously buttered. (the secret for a wafer thin dough is to stretch the circles inside the cup to cover it all. (well practice makes perfect...have fun).
Fill the cups with the mixture and oven bake them for about 25 - 30 minutes.


1 comment:

Jimmy said...

Hey..Thats one of the simplest recipes shared by you..and thats what I love too..To have yummy food with less efforts..haha..Thanks for sharing it Rico ji..

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