crusted cashew nut cake)
Place in a large
mixing Bowl the following then mix until stiff & firm :
12 egg whites
1 tsp. cream of
2 cups sugar (superfine),
pour into egg whites in parts
Line the 2 or more
(if making a smaller but thicker Sans rival with more layers)
small baking sheets with baking parchment paper or aluminum foil
& fold corners to form a square box to accommodate the meringe
mixture. Use spatula to even out the top. Bake at 250 degrees
Fahrenheit until brown.
For the icing:
Boil 1 cup water
& 2 cups sugar in medium heat until thickened
slowly add syrup
to the beaten 12 egg yolks- Set aside to cool in frig.
gradually add 2
x 454g. blocks of creamed butter until smooth
-add roasted coarsely
chopped Cashew nuts to sprinkle on top of icing during
Assemble 1st layer of the cooked meringue,
layered with half the icing mixture (cold not warm), then sprinkle
with the cashew nuts on top, then place the second meringue layer
on top then pour on the other half of the icing mixture &
sprinkle cashew nuts again. Place in the fridge or freezer to
harden. Simply delicious! "SANS RIVAL"!- in French
("No Comparison" -in English)!!
Flan (Egg Custard)
Place in a large
Bowl the following:
15 whole Eggs or
4 cans Evaporated
3 cans Condensed
1 tsp. rind of lemon
For the caramel:
1 cup Brown Sugar
& 1/2 cup water
Crack & place eggs in a large bowl,
Add the milks, Mix slowly for 20 minutes until smooth. Strain,
Prepare the caramel by using brown sugar
mixed with little sugar poured on each mold to cook over fire
until the sugar becomes caramelized & sticky to coat the
bottom of each mold .
Pour in the egg/milk mixture into each mold.
Do not stir.
Cover with foil, Steam in LOW HEAT for one
hour. Cooking in low heat makes the texture fine & delicate.
Cooking in high heat will result in rough & firm texture.
Insert toothpick to test for doneness.
Mix the following:
1/2 of 1lb. Butter
2 cups sugar
4 cups flour
2 tsp. Baking Soda
5 tsp. Baking powder
1 tsp. Cinnamon
or roasted cashew
Pour mixture on the baking pan. Bake at
350 degrees Fahrenheit for 35 minutes more or less, insert toothpick
to check for doneness.
Enjoy! Yum! Yum!
if you have any questions ask me.