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Published on: 07 Apr 2017 by john01

Baking Italian custard cake for the anniversary

Italian custard cake is sure to make everyone to enjoy it. This cake is also
popularly called ‘continental cake’ and a traditional one that is baked and
consumed by many Italian families. It is popular since it is simple to bake,
affordable and versatile.

Recipe to preparing Italian custard cake

Those who
do not have time for baking can simply order anniversary cakes online.

Ingredients for the cake:

§  5

§  Castor
sugar, 25g

§  Vanilla
sugar, 2 ½ tsp

§  Cornflour,

§  Plain
flour, 100g

§  Baking
powder, 1 1/4 tsp

§  Cold
water, 75mls


§  Have
24cm spring form tin greased. Then preheat oven to about 190 degree Celsius.

§  Have
eggs separated into bowl and beat egg whites till they become stiff, mixing
with cold water. Take vanilla sugar and castor sugar and beat quickly. Now,
blend beaten egg yolks.

§  Sift
plain flour, baking powder and cornflour three times and have flour mixture
folded gently into egg mixture.

for Lemon custard:

§  Full
cream milk, 500ml

§  Castor
sugar, 75g

§  Vanilla
bean, 1

§  Marsala,
¼ cup

§  Egg
yolks, 3

§  Cornflour,

§  Lemon
peel strips, 1

Baking method

§  Have
vanilla pod vertically split down the middle, scrape out seeds. Now, take half
sugar, milk, pod and vanilla seeds, lemon peel and Marsala in big saucepan.
Boil it.

§  Have
egg yolks as well as remaining sugar whisked together. Once incorporated, add
gradually the cornflour for creating a paste.

§  Once
milk is boiled, have it removed from heat. Pour some milk into yolk paste and
have it whisked to incorporate. Now include small amount right at the start for
avoiding creation of lumps within the custard. Add slowly until half of milk is

§  Now,
bring remaining milk to boil. Then pour onto yolk mixture. Have whole lot
tipped into saucepan.

§  Cook
over medium heat and stir constantly until custard gets thick, using wooden
spoon. (It may give out that lumpy appearance in the beginning, but there is no
need to panic. Continue stirring over heat. It is likely to cook out

§  As
the custard gets thickened, now pour onto any heatproof bowl and then remove
quickly the vanilla pod and lemon peel. Use cling film to cover it for avoiding
forming skin on its top. Ensure that the custard is touched by the cling film.
This way, steaming can be avoided along with water droplets. Now, refrigerate
until it gets cold.

§  After
the custard gets cooled and hard, start beating it using electric mixer to make
it come together and becomes silky and smooth. It should have thick
consistency, but not hard. Extra milk of about one tbsp. or even more can be
used as needed, if the custard is found to be a bit too firm, to help it to
become smooth and thick.

baking such wedding anniversary cakes is sure to surprise delight the beloved one including the
guests who attend the party.


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