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Venus Dream Cake

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  Margarine 1 Teaspoon (To Grease Tin)
  Eggs 2 Medium
  Caster sugar 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Plain flour 4 Ounce, sifted (100 Gram)
  Hot water 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Canned pineapple rings 14 Ounce, drained and halved, reserving the juice (394 Gram)
  Sherry 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon, Sweet Or Medium-Sweet)
  Double cream 1⁄2 Pint (275 Milliliter)
  Kiwifruit 2 , peeled and sliced neatly

1) Preheat the oven to 425 Deg F (220 Deg C/Gas 7), well grease and line a 11 x 7 inch Swiss roll tin.

3) In a bowl placed in a pan of gently simmering water, beat the eggs and sugar until the mixture thickens; turn off the heat,
gently stir in the flour and hot water, blend well.
4) Pour into the baking tin and bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 min until firm and golden,
cool on a wire rack; cut the cake in half, lengthways.
5) Blend well the juice from the pineapple can and the sherry, and pour over the cake halves..

6) Stiffly whip the cream, reserve
3 tbsp and put the remaining in a piping bag with a star nozzle;
pipe ribbons of cream on to the cake and over the cream put a layer of pineapple ring halves.
7) Place the other half cake gently over it, layer with the reserved cream; place pineapple halves along the middle, and lay a slice of kiwifruit in between each pineapple, pipe shells along the edges of the cake and place grape halves.

8) Serve on a nice dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 426 Calories from Fat 204

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.9%

Saturated Fat 0.65 g3.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62 mg20.7%

Sodium 75.8 mg3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 32.2 g

Protein 4 g7.5%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C 34.4%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 2.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Venus Dream Cake Recipe