Pistachio Raspberry Mini Cakes

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Recipe
Adapted from :Frombatoparis

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Yields 10 6cm ring mini cakes OR an 8 inch whole cake

Ingredients
Pistachio Cake
• 100g Pistachio
• 200g Butter (Room Temperature)
• 120g All purpose flour
• 180g Sugar
• 4 Eggs
• 1 tsp Orange Liqueur
• 1 box of Raspberries
• icing sugar

Method
1. Preheat oven to 150°C
2. Put the pistachios and half the sugar in a food-processor and pulse until the pistachios are finely chopped (Do not process them continuously else you would end up with a pistachio butter :D)
3. Whisk the butter with the remaining sugar
4. Fold in the eggs, the flour, the orange liqueur, followed by the pistachio/sugar mix
5. Grease your sheet pan or whichever pan you are using
6. Bake for 35-40mins
7. Let cool before removing from the mold

Ingredients
“crème au beurre au pistache” (pistachio butter cream)
• 125g Butter (Room Temperature)
• 25ml Water
• 70g Sugar
• 1 Egg
• 1 Egg Yolks
• 1 tsp Pistachio Paste

Method
1. Whisk the soft butter till it gets a creamy texture
2. Put the water and sugar over low/medium heat & heat it till it reaches 118°C
3. In the meanwhile, whisk the yolks and eggs, preferably in a stand mixer till they whiten
4. When the syrup has reached the right temperature, pour on the eggs (with mixer at high speed)
5. Lower the speed, and mix until the temperature lowers (they should be slightly warm)
6. Add in the butter gradually
7. Mix until you get a smooth cream
8. Add in pistachio paste

Assemble
1. Once the cake is cool, cut it using the 6cm ring molds
2. Put some foil under each mold
3. Fill the mold with cake and topped with buttercream (i use a piping bag)
4. Refrigerate for minimum of 2-3 hours before removing them from the mold
5. Decorate with any kind of fruits ( i use raspberries) and give it a sprinkle of icing sugar

Bio : Charlynn Gwee

CharlynnHi, i’m Charlynn and am currently a final year business student graduating in May. Apart from studying, i’m also a freelance photographer & “part-time” home baker. Baking is my thing but i love cooking too! It just came together one day and it instantly hits me!

Being passionate about what i love makes me hungry for knowledge & that’s what drives me to experiment with different ingredients, techniques, reading up & watching countless videos . Joy from people who loves my food brings me great satisfaction!

I blog at www.mybakingcottage.wordpress.com & you could catch up with my bakes at my instagram too!
Join me on my journey at Bake With Charlynn.

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