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September
24
2006

STRAWBERRY HAZELNUT SLICE

[WW DINNER PARTY P100]

3 EGGS [separated]

½ CUP CASTER SUGAR

1 CUP SELF RAISING FLOUR

3 TABLESPONS GROUND HAZELNUTS

3 TABLESPOONS HOT WATER

1 TEASPOON BUTTER

2 TABLESPOONS COINTREAU OR GRAND MARNIER

2 TEASPOONS MILK

EXTRA ICING SUGAR

1 TABLESPOON STRAWBERRY JAM

1 TEASPOON WATER

FILLING

1 PUNNET STRAWBERRIES

½ CUP ICING SUGAR

3 TEASPOONS GELATINE

1 ½ TABLESPOONS WATER

300ml CREAM

BEAT EGG WHITES UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM, GRADUALLY ADD SUGAR BEATING WELL AFTER EACH ADDITION. ADD YOKES ALL AT ONCE BEAT ONLY UNTIL COLOUR IS EVENLY MIXED THROUGH. SIFT FLOUR SEVERAL TIMES, THEN SIFT FLOUR & HAZELNUTS OVER EGG MIXTURE& FOLD THROUGH LIGHTLY [RETURN ANY REMAINING HAZELNUT IN SIFTER TO BOWL]. COMBINE HOT WATER & BUTTER, STIR UNTIL BUTTER MELTS, POUR ALL AT ONCE OVER MIXTURE, FOLD THROUGH QUICKLY. GREASE 28X18cm [11X7 INCH] LAMINGTON TIN. LINE WITH GREASEPROOF PAPER THEN GREASE PAPER. POUR MIXTURE INTO TIN & BAKE IN MODERATE  [190C] OVEN 20 TO 25 MINUTES OR UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWNED & ELASTIC TO TOUCH. TURN IMMEDIATELY ON TO WIRE RACK TO COOL.

CUT CAKE IN HALF HORIZONTALLY. LINE TIN WITH ALUMINIUM FOILBRING FOIL UP LONG SIDES OF TIN [ TO HELP REMOVE FINISHED SLICE]. PLACE BOTTOM HALF OF CAKE IN TIN, SPRINKLE COMBINES COINTREAU & MILK OVER CAKE. SPREAD PREPARED FILLING OVER CAKE, PLACE REMAINING HALF OF CAKE ON TOP. REFRIGERATE UNTIL FILLING HAS SET.

TO SERVE, REMOVE SLICE FROM TIN, TRIM EDGES & DUST TOP WITH EXTRA ICING SUGAR. HEAT JAM & WATER IN SAUCEPAN, PUSH THROUGH SIEVE. CUT RESERVED STRAWBERRIES IN HALF, BRUSH WITH GLAZE & PLACE ONE ON EACH SERVE.

FILLING

RESERVE 3 STRAWBERRIES FOR DECORATION. WASH & HULL REMAINING STRAWBERRIES, BLEND ON HIGH SPEED 30 SECONDS. ADD ICING SUGAR & BLEND A FURTHER 30 SECONDS. SPRINKLE GELATIN OVER WATER, STIR OVER HOT WATER UNTIL DISSOLVED, COOL SLIGHTLY. WHIP CREAM UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM, STIR IN STRAWBERRY MIXTURE, QUICKLY FOLD IN DISSOLVED GELATINE.

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