Soft Almond and Raisin Cakes
Jordan Michelle Falco
I’m sorry about the European measurements. These recipes are copied straight from my notes in my individual production pastry class. If you would like to convert the measurements, i recommended using this conversions calculator: southernfood.about.com/...blconv.htm
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250 graw almond marzipan 50%
25 gsifted flour
60 gbutter, melted
·golden raisins steeped in rum
How to Make Soft Almond and Raisin Cakes
- Work the marzipan in an electric mixer fitted with the paddle, gradually adding the eggs. Do not overwork the mixture. When smooth, add flour and melted butter.
- Pipe into buttered "Flexipan" trays of 4 cm diameter (fill to 3/4 only), or any othere preferred mould. Onto each cookie top, pres a few golden raisins, which have been steeped in rum and drained. Bake in a fan forced oven at 180C for about 8 to 10 minutes. After cooking, brush lightly with rum.