Currant cake with meringue topping

Currant cake with meringue topping
 
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Ingredients

Ingredients
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  • 175 g soft butter
  • 150 g caster sugar
  • 1 P. vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 150 g plain wheat flour
  • 100 g full spelt flour
  • (or a total of 250 g plain wheat flour, if you don´t like wholemeal flour)
  • 8 g baking powder
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 4 egg whites
  • 200 g icing sugar
  • 750 g red currants (or black or white currants)
  • small handful of pine nuts
.Preheat your oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4
.Get a baking tray roughly 30 x 30cm in size
.Butter the tray or use baking paper (I recommend the latter)
.Beat butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, and egg yolks until smooth
.Mix flours and baking powder
.Add alternating a bit of the flour and a spoonful of milk until finished
.Put the batter into the baking tray and spread evenly
.Beat the egg whites until really stiff and slowly add the icing sugar
.Carefully fold under the currants and spread evenly on top
.Sprinkle some pine nuts on top of the cake
.Pop into the oven and bake for about 30 minutes
.Be careful in the end - don´t let the pine nuts get to dark.




Currant cake with meringue topping

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This recipe was uploaded by CarolineB

 
 
For me it´s the best thing to do with currants, a lovely sweet and sour combination. :)

Method


.Preheat your oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4
.Get a baking tray roughly 30 x 30cm in size
.Butter the tray or use baking paper (I recommend the latter)
.Beat butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, and egg yolks until smooth
.Mix flours and baking powder
.Add alternating a bit of the flour and a spoonful of milk until finished
.Put the batter into the baking tray and spread evenly
.Beat the egg whites until really stiff and slowly add the icing sugar
.Carefully fold under the currants and spread evenly on top
.Sprinkle some pine nuts on top of the cake
.Pop into the oven and bake for about 30 minutes
.Be careful in the end - don´t let the pine nuts get to dark.




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