Oriental thousand layer cake

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350 gr butter convert conversion

5 teaspoons vanilla sugar

250 gr convert conversionsifted icing sugar

9 large eggs

175 gr flour convert conversion


2 tblsp coffee cream

10 teaspoons cinnamon

3 teaspoons nutmeg

3 teaspoons ground cloves

3 teaspoons curry powder



springform pan

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How to prepare:

Stir the butter soft with vanilla- and icing sugar. Separate the eggs and whip the yolks spumous. Mix butter-mixture, sifted flour, salt, coffee cream and yolks to a smooth mass. Beat the egg whites to stiff peaks with a mixer and fold into the yolk-mixture. Divide the mixture over 2 bowls and add all spices to 1 of the bowls.

Grease a springform pan of approximately 20 cm. Spoon a very thin layer of the light batter into the pan photo recipe. Place the pan in the upper part of the oven and grill a few minutes at 200C/395F, the batter must remain white but dry on top.

Cover, when the first layer is dry, with a dark layer (spices)dough and grill till dry. Repeat till all batter is used (put after 6-8 layers the pan on a lower rack).

The cake is ready when the last layer is dry photo recipe.

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands
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