|Genoise with Raspberries & Cream|
For the genoise:
40g margarine, melted
4 size 6 eggs
125g caster sugar
1tsp vanilla essence
zest of 1 lemon
For soy creme patissiere
450ml soy milk
55g caster sugar
3 size 6 eggs
For the creme patissiere:
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into a saucepan and heat over a medium heat until thick.
Transfer to a bowl, cover with baking paper to prevent a skim forming then place in the fridge to cool.
Once cold, fold in 75g raspberries.
Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius.
Gease a 20cm springform pan or 4 mini springform pans
In a heatproof bowl over a pot of boiling water, whick together eggs and sugar.
Keep whisking until mixture expand to 5 times in volume and the whisk leaves a trail when lifted.
Remove from the heat and whisk for another minute.
Fold in sifted flour, vanilla, lemon zest and melted margarine into mixture
Put mixture into cake tin(s).
Bake for 25 minutes until top is springy and light golden brown. A skewer should come out clean.
Leave cake to cool in tin for 5 minutes then turn out onto a wire rack.
When cake is cold, cut horizontally to give three layers of cake.
Place bottom layer on a serving plate; spread a layer of creme patissiere on top.
Repeat layering then decorate with fresh raspberries and a dusting of icing sugar.
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