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Strawberry Savarin

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I have been careful enough to save this recipe of Strawberry Savarin from my mum's scarpbook. This Strawberry Savarin is so delicious that one wouldn't feel down with the time involved in preparing this.
Ingredients
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Active dry yeast/Compressed yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Apricot jam 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Strawberries 1 Pint
Directions

MAKING
1)Take a bowl, and pour milk, cool until it is lukewarm.
2)Add yeast and stir until dissolved.
3)In a large bowl, sift together flour and salt.
4)In a small bowl, beat eggs lightly and add into yeast mixture.
5)Add all the flour at once and beat until bubbles begin to form.
6)Cover and leave to rise for 1 ½ hours.
7)Punch down, dough with a wooden spoon.
8)Then, sprinkle sugar over dough and dot with butter.
9)Beat vigorously for about 4 minutes or until large bubbles form.
10)Take a buttered 10-inch ring mold and put the dough into it.
11)Leave it rise until the dough rises to the top of the mold for about 1 hour.
12)Bake at 400 degrees for about 35 minutes or until top is quite brown.
13)Loosen edges carefully and turn out on a large platter.
14)Pour rum over the cake and leave it to cool.
15)Take a small saucepan, and add jam, sugar and water.
16)Heat for about 10 minutes, or until mixture becomes thin and runny.
17)Remove from heat and force through a fine sieve.
18)Brush mixture evenly over cooled ring. Chill.

FINALIZING
19)In a bowl, whip cream until stiff just before serving.
20)Sweeten and flavor to taste.

SERVING
21)Fill ring with cream and top with berries. Serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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