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Upside down cake with ladyfingers and golden apples – Italian Cuisine

Upside down cake with ladyfingers and golden apples

Inverted cake with ladyfingers, preparation

For the caramel: 120 g of granulated sugar
For the apple filling:
6 Golden apples – 35 g of sugar – 35 g of butter – 1 lemon – 1 vanilla pod
For the base:
2 discs of puff pastry – 1 egg white – 2 tablespoons of icing sugar – 3 soft ladyfingers

1) Prepare the caramel by dissolving the sugar in a thick-bottomed saucepan over medium heat. When it will be just golden pour it in a 22 cm diameter mold distributing it even on the edges and let it harden.

2) For the apple filling, prepared a syrup by dissolving the sugar over low heat with 35 ml of water and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice together with the seeds taken from the vanilla pod; unite the butter and let it melt.

3) Peel apples and cut them into very thin slices (1-2 mm), possibly using a mandolin. Fix the apple slices in the prepared mold starting from the edge e overlapping them slightly.

4) Warm up the syrup e pour it on apples, lifting the slices with the tip of a knife for make it penetrate well between the layers.
3 Bake at 180 degrees for about 90 minutes (check if the apples are well cooked, skewer them with the blade of a sharp knife that will have to penetrate without effort).

5) Remove from fornor and let cool; then transferred in the fridge all night.

6) For the base, overlap the two discs of puff pastry after having brushed the edges with a little egg white in order to seal them. Fix the disc on a plate lined with baking paper, prick it with a fork e sprinkle it with icing sugar.

7) Cover with a sheet of baking paper and a cake pan so that the dough does not swell too much during cooking e cook in the oven at 200 ° for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven the pastry base, let it cool and trim the edge with a serrated knife; in the end transfer it on a serving plate e sprinkle the surface with crumbled ladyfingers.

8) Pull out of the fridge the mold with apples, immerse it for a few moments in a pan with very hot water and turn it upside down on the pastry base. Let it sit the dessert for at least half an hour before serving, accompanying him, to taste, with fiordilatte ice cream.

Apple pie with buckwheat and golden apples – Italian Cuisine

Apple pie with buckwheat and golden apples

Pie with buckwheat and apples, preparation

1) Warm up the oven at 180 °. Work to foam butter with powdered spices, fine brown sugar, honey and a pinch of salt. Apart from slam lightly the eggs with the milk, then incorporate them to the butter mixture, a little at a time. Also add the sifted flours with the baking powder and mix with a spatula.

2) Cover the bottom of a springform mold from 26 cm in diameter with a sheet of parchment paper cut to size, grease and flour the edge, then pour the dough, leveling it with the back of a spoon.

3) Rinse apples, dry them and engrave them with many parallel and deep cuts, without opening them. Drown the apples 3/4 in the dough and bake for about 50 minutes (check the cooking with the toothpick test).

4) Leave completely cool down the cake before turning it out; before serving, brush the surface with maple syrup and sprinkle with brown sugar.


Posted on 14/10/2021


Bergamot cake, golden apples and fuji – Italian Cuisine

Bergamot cake, golden apples and fuji

Bergamot cake, preparation

1) Warm up the oven at 180 °. Warm up milk e put yourself infuse the tea bag for 3-4 minutes. Beat eggs with sugar, unite the flour, then the melted butter e in the end tea flavored milk, left a little cool.

2) Peel Golden apples, cut them wedges, deleted the cores, therefore slice them very thin with a mandolin (2-3 mm) collecting them in a large bowl. Pour the batter on the apples, then mix them gently to distribute it evenly.

3) Pour the mixture in a 20 cm diameter springform pan with the bottom lined with baking paper and the edge greased and floured.

4) Wash the Fuji apple e dry it; cut it with thin discs e distribute them on the surface of the cake, overlapping them slightly. Sprinkle with a few drops of lemon juice and brown sugar. Cook the cake in the oven for about 50 minutes, verifying cooking with the toothpick test.


Posted on 08/10/2021


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