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Basque Cake

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄2 Pint
  Corn flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg white 1
  Vanilla essence 2 Drop
Directions

Beat together the egg yolks, one teaspoon of the sugar, the cornflour (cornstarch) and sufficient milk to make a smooth paste.
Boil the remaining milk, pour on to the egg mixture and return to the pan.
Simmer until thickened then remove from the heat.
Whisk the egg white until stiff then whisk in the remaining sugar and vanilla essence.
Fold in to the boiled mixture and leave until cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 598 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.3%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 394.2 mg131.4%

Sodium 161.2 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%

Sugars 69.7 g

Protein 16 g31.4%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 31.3% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

hrhdonna2000's picture
Is there a recipe for the cake that goes with the pastry cream recipe?
Basque Cake Recipe