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Party Peach Gateau Recipe

Party Peach Gateau is a popular American Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Case:
  • One large sponge cake about 2.5 high
  • Rich custard filling:
  • 4 - Sugar cubes,
  • 1 - large Lemon
  • 4 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - flour
  • 3 - Egg yolks
  • 1 cup - thick Milk
  • 1 cup - cream, scalded
  • 1/2 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp - Lemon rind
  • Jam sauce:
  • 4 tbsp - red jam
  • 4 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • Few drops - Lemon juice and red colouring
  • Peaches and cream:
  • 1 - large tin of Peach halves
  • 1/2 cup - Cream
  • Whipped 1/2 cup - walnuts, warmed and crushed
  • How to Make Party Peach Gateau:

    1. Hollow out sponge cake deep enough to hold 2 cups custard filling. Prepare filling in rubbing the sugar cubes over the rind of the lemon till they crumble.
    2. Place them in a medium-sized bowl with the sugar and flour.
    3. Add egg yolks and beat thick. Warm milk and add in gradually, taking care not to cook the eggs.
    4. Cook over low fire, stirring, until the consistency of thick cream.
    5. Add essence and remove from fire.
    6. Mix in cream, scalded over a low flame, and the grated lemon rind.
    7. Pour into cake and chill.
    8. Meanwhile prepare jam sauce. Place all the ingredients in a thick pan and cook gently till sugar dissolves.
    9. Bring to a boil and simmer till of a pouring consistency.
    10. Place peach halves, curved side up, over the cake filling and pour the jam sauce over them.
    11. Make a criss-cross pattern and a thick border of whipped cream and chill further.
    12. Serve, sprinkled with crushed walnuts.



     

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