Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Lemon Feather Cake ( no flour)

6 eggs,not fresh and at room temp.
275 caster sug.
zest and juice of 1 lemon
150 g potato flour
a little extra sugar and flour mixed together.

filling

300g cream and 225g lemon butter.

method

separate eggs
insert butterfly
beat egg whites, 5 mins.,speed 4 .
set aside in large bowl and remove butterfly
zap sugar with lemon rind, 30 sec. speed7, scrape down bowl, zap for 15 sec, on speed 7.
put in butterfly and add yolks and lemon juice, beat until thick and creamy, speed 4 for5 mins.
scrape down bowl 1/2 way through.
add flour through jam funnel in top. speed 2 for 1 minute
add 1/4 of the whites and mix,speed 1 1/2 for 30 sec.
tip mixture over whites in bowl and gently but thoroughly mix together. ( if there is any unbeaten egg white in the bottom of T.M bowl, re beat in T.M or beat by hand)
pour into prepared pan.
22 inch.tin,sprayed and lined, then sprayed again and dusted with extra sugar and flour

bake at 150 for 50 mins, or until cooked.
leave in tin for 10 mins, then turn out onto a wire rack.
when cool split in half and fill with whipped cream that has had the lemon butter folded through.

keeps well in fridge for a few days.

variations
passion fruit
rose water icing, and cake cooked on a base of rose geranium leaves
rum and chocolate cream filling with rum and chocolate icing

1 comment:

Thermomixer said...

This is a work of art - I know from reports that it works well.

Thanks for an inspiring recipe.