– 2 eggs
– 125g of softened butter
– 1 cup caster sugar
– 1/2 cup milk
– 1 small Swiss
– 2 cups flour
– 2 sachets of pastry yeast
– 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
– 40g of candied fruit
– 1 teaspoon of orange juice
– 70g of sugar
– 1 tablespoon of glucose
– 1 gelatin sheet
– Put the gelatin in soaking in cold water.
– In a saucepan, heat the orange juice, sugar and glucose, bring to a boil, stir constantly with a wooden spoon, let reduce for 8 minutes, out of the heat, add the drained gelatin, mix well, leave the syrup tired.
– Working in an electric mixer, softened butter and sugar until they are creamy, incorporate the eggs one by one and continue to work between each egg, incorporate the sifted flour, yeast, vanilla sugar, mix well , add the milk and small Swiss and work until the dough is homogeneous and creamy, gently incorporate the candied fruits.
– Butter and flour a missed pan, pour the mixture in, smooth the surface.
– Bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 45 to 50 minutes.
– Check cooking with the tip of a knife, it should stand clean, leave 10 minutes and unmold on a rack.
– Serve the cake in a dish and top with warm syrup.
Basic Ghanaian Gravy
- 2medium onions, diced
- 8tomatoes, Romas preferred
- 1⁄2cup vegetable oil
- 1teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1teaspoon seasoning salt
- 1⁄2teaspoon thyme
- 1green pepper, diced (optional)
- Heat oil in frying pan and saute onions until soft, but not brown.
- Add tomatoes, cayenne pepper, seasoning salt and thyme (plus green pepper is using).
- Fry for 30 minutes until tomatoes are soft and deep red in color.
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Domada (Gambian Peanut Stew)
- 1 lb beef steak or 1 lb chicken breast, cut into ½ inch chunks (or use bone-in chicken pieces and simmer them in the sauce; once cooked leave the pieces whole or remove the meat from the bones and add it back to the stew.)
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
- ½ can (3 oz) tomato paste
- ¾ cup natural, unsweetened peanut butter
- 4 Maggi or Knorr tomato bouillon cubes
- 3 cups water
- Scotch bonnet chilies, diced, according to heat preference
- 4 cups pumpkin or sweet potato, diced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the oil in large Dutch oven. Saute the onions until golden. Add the beef and garlic and continue to sauté until the beef is no longer pink. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes. Add the tomato paste, chilies, peanut butter and stir to combine. Add the water and bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add squash, cover, and continue to cook for 35-40 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve hot with rice. This stew tastes even better the next day.
How to cook Nigerian Jollof Rice
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