Introduction: Fried Egg Cake
Here is yet another Dr Oetker's famous recipe.Has any one ever heard of fried eggs in a cake?Go ahead and scroll down to read the whole recipe.The original name is called fried egg pastry.I have shown you the text from my recipe book.But I prefer to name it as fried egg cake as this name is ideal for this recipe.
Step 1: Ingredients
For the topping
80 gr Custard powder
80 gr sugar
750 ml milk
1 can peach halves -(drained weight 480 gr)
500 gr cream fraiche
For the cake mixture
150 gr soft margarine or butter
150 gr sugar
3 drops vanilla essence
pinch of salt
3 medium eggs
300 gr all purpose flour
2 level tea sp baking powder
4 tea sp milk
For the Glaze
500 ml Peach juice liquid f rom the can -Made up to quantity with water
4 tea sp Arrow root
50 gr sugar
You can also substitute with Apricot haves
Step 2: Make Custard
Mix the custard powder with little milk until it dissolves.Warm the rest of the milk and add sugar.add the custard mixture to the milk and keep stiring occasionally until it thickens to the required consistency.Leave the custard to cool.then stir in the cream fraiche in to the custard.
If you are using ready made pakets follow instructions and use ONLY 750 ml milk.
Step 3: Pre Heat Oven
Step 4: Drain Peaches
Drain the peaches throughly in a collander and reserve the juice for glazing.
Step 5: Mix Flour
Mix together flour and baking powder and sift.
Step 6: Mixing
Stir the softened butter with a hand mixer with whisk until it becomes homogenous.Gradually add the sugar,vanilla milk and salt, stir until the mixture thickens.
Add one egg at a time whisking each one for about 1/2 minute at the highest setting.Add the sifted flour to the egg mixture in two stages,briefly stirring with a mixer at the medium setting.
Step 8: Custard Topping
Now transfer it to the baking tray.Spread the cooled custard on top of the cake mixture.
Step 9: Arrange & Bake
Neatly arrange the peach halves with the rounded sides upward and bake for about 35 minutes.
oops! I had put the tray in the upper shelf,and it got a little burnt.No fuss it is still tasty.
Mmm doesn't it look like fried eggs on cake?
Step 10: Glaze
Top up the peach juice with water to make 500 ml.Blend the arrow root with a little of the liquid,then stir in the rest of the liquid.Add sugar Bring to the boil and simmer for one minute until it is clear and sticky/thick .When cool pour over the peaches / cake and leave to set.