Archive for May 16th, 2009

16
May
09

Lemon cup cake

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Ingredients: (makes 3-4)

  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter (room temperature)
  • 1 tsp Lemon zest grated
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Salt.

Method:

Beat the egg yolks.

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In another bowl, with an electric mixer, cream the butter, sugar until the fluffy. Add egg yolks, lemon zest, lemon juice  and bet everything together.

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In another bowl , sift flour, baking powder ,salt and mix it well. Add this flour mixture to egg mixture. Add the flour in baches so that there will be no lumps.

Grase the baking molds with butter. Pour this mixture to the baking molds.

Bake at 350 F for 25-30 minutes.

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Let it cool for 5-10 minutes before turning out on the rack to cool completely. Once the they are cool.

Decorate with icing and lemon  zest.

16
May
09

Whole wheat Buns with Sesame seeds

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Ingredients: (makes 7-8)

  • 1  and 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp of  active dry Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Sesame seeds (toasted)
  • 1 and 1/4 cup Lukewarm water
  • Milk for glazing
  • Salt to taste

Method:

In bowl add yeast with warm water and sugar, leave to dissolve for 6-8 minutes. In a large bowl mix all the flours.

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Make the well and pour this yest water.

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Stir from the centre, incorporate the flour well so that you get a rough dough.

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Transfer the dough on the floured surface.

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Knead, push the dough away from you with the palm of yours hand, then fold it towards you and push it way again. Repeat this until dough gets elastic and smooth.

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Oil the bowl and leave the dough in a warm place for about 2 to 2 and 1/2 hours. Keep this dough at warm place and cover with plastic warp/ bag until doubled in volume.

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Grease the cake tin. Punch the dough and knead a bit. Divide dough into balls and sprinkle sesame seeds over it.

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Leave it in a warm place till they raise above rim of the tin. (around 1/2 hr or so leave it in a warm place and cover with plastic warp/ bag)

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Before baking brush the loaf with milk and oil.
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Bake at 425  F for 15-20 minutes or until brown on outside and bottom and soft inside.
This can be eaten with Pav Bhaji



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