Coffee Pudding of Grandma Lete from Angola

Thermomix® time: 1 min

Ingredients Coffee Puding Grandma Lete

  • Caramel to grease the cake tin
  • 8 measures of coffee powder
  • 8 measures of milk
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 8 measures of sugar

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Grease the cake tin with caramel.
  2. Dissolve coffee in milk 30 sec/ speed 6.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix 35 sec/ speed 2.
  4. Pour the preparation in the tin, cover with silver paper or vegetal paper and bake 30 minutes in double boiler, in the oven.
  5. Make sure that the pudding is cooked, with the help of a toothpick, and unmold when cold. Serve garnished with roasted coffee beans.

Note: The traditional measures in this recipe were maintained and each measure accounts for an half eggshell.

Pecan Nuts & Chocolate Tart

Thermomix® time: 2 min

Ingredients Pecan Nuts & Chocolat Tart

PASTRY

  • 35 g fresh pitted dates
  • 80 g cold-pressed coconut oil
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 50 g raw cacao powder
  • 250 g pecans nuts
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

FILLING

  • 500 g avocados, skin and stone removed
  • 40 g raw honey or organic maple syrup
  • 60 g coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 60 g cacao powder
  • 125 g cold-pressed coconut oil, solid

Preparation

PASTRY

  1. Place dates, coconut oil, cinnamon and sea salt into the mixing bowl and blend 4 sec/ speed 4.
  2. Add cacao powder, pecan nuts and vanilla extract and grind 10 sec/ speed 9.
  3. Line a tin with this mixture and frozen for around one hour.

FILLING

  1. Place avocados, honey, coconut milk, vanilla extract, salt, cacao powder and coconut oil into mixing bowl and blend 1 min/ speed 4.
  2. Scrape down with spatula and blend for more 20 sec/ speed 6. Place into the tin over the dates base already chilled.

 

Banana Cake with Caramel

Thermomix® time: 4 min

Ingredients Banana Cake_TM Angola

  • 200 g butter
  • 200 g sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 200 g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Caramel to grease
  • 6 bananas
  • Cinnamon powder to taste

Preparation

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC.
  2. Beat butter with the sugar 3 min/ 60ºC/ speed 3.
  3. Add eggs and mix 10 sec/ speed 3.
  4. Add flour, baking powder and emulsify 30 sec/ speed 3.
  5. Grease the cake tin with caramel and line with bananas cut in thin slices.
  6. Pour the mixture into the tin and bake for 30 minutes. Unmold and sprinkle with cinnamon.

 

Easter Chocolate Bonbons

Thermomix® time: 3 min
Total time: 40 min

Ingredients Easter Bombons2

  • 250 g chocolate, 45% cacao min.
  • For the filling: dried fruits, candied fruits, jam, liquor, white chocolate, more at your taste

Preparation

  1. Place chocolate into mixing bowl and grind 10 sec/ speed 9. Remove and set aside.
  2. Place 180 g of chocolate into mixing bowl and set 2 min/ 50ºC/ speed 1.
  3. Add the remaining chocolate and mix 1 min/ speed 2.
  4. Underlay the silicone baking moulds with chocolate.
  5. Fill with your favourite ingredients.
  6. Cover with the remain chocolate and slightly tap the mould to smooth out chocolate on top.
  7. Cover with plastic film and chill for about 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from the mould and store in a cool place.

Kannoli Tal-Irkotta

Thermomix® time: 2.30 min
Total time: 40 min

Ingredients for the dough 

  • 550 g sifted all-purpose flour cannolis
  • 25 g sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Butter softened
  • 2 eggs yolks
  • 165 g white wine
  • Oil for fry

Ingredients for the filling

  • 250 g sugar
  • 100 g chocolate, diced
  • 800 g ricotta cheese
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 80 g candied pumpkin
  • Candied orange peel to taste

Preparation of the dough 

  1. Place flour, sugar, salt, butter and egg yolks into mixing bowl and whisk 10 sec/ speed 6. Scrape down the sides of mixing bowl with the aid of spatula.
  2. Set 20 sec/ speed 6 and slowly introduce wine.
  3. Knead 1 min/ mode dough.
  4. Remove and let it stand for one hour.
  5. Stretch dough until it has about 2 mm thickness.
  6. Cut circles with the aid of a bowl or glass.
  7. Roll dough in order to form a tube, overlapping one end over the other. If necessary wet the dough and press with aid of a fork so it won’t open.
  8. Fry in oil, turning the tubes so you can fry both sides. Let them cool on a sheet of absorbent paper.

Preparation of the filling 

  1. Pulverise sugar 20 sec/ speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Chop chocolate 8 sec/ speed 5. Set aside.
  3. Within the clean mixing bowl place ricotta, pulverised sugar and cinnamon and mix 20 sec/ speed 6.
  4. Add chocolate and pumpkin and set 6 sec/ reverse position/ speed 4.
  5. Fulfil the cannoli and sprinkle with candied orange peel. Keep in the cold.

Strawberry Paris Brest

Thermomix® time: 9 min 50 sec
Total time: 98 min

Ingredients for the crème strawberry-paris-brest

  • 120 g sugar
  • 500 g cream, min. 35% fat

Ingredients for the choux pastry

  • 500 g water
  • 100 g butter
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 300 g flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 70 g powdered sugar to décor
  • 200 g fresh strawberries

Preparation of the crème

  1. Place sugar into mixing bowl and grind 15 sec/ speed 10. Set aside.
  2. Place butterfly whisk, add cream and whisk 1 min/ speed 3.5 slowly pouring sugar. Watch carefully so the cream doesn’t turn into butter. If necessary, whisk more seconds.
  3. Keep in the cold.

Preparation of the choux pastry

  1. Weight flour and set aside.
  2. Place water, butter, sugar and salt into mixing bowl and set 6 min/ 100ºC/ speed 1.
  3. Preheat oven to 180ºC. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  4. Add flour at one time and mix 20 Sec / Speed 5.
  5. Remove the lid and the mixing bowl and let it cool up to 60ºC (about 10 min).
  6. With the help of a fork whisk the eggs.
  7. Set 1 min 30 Sec/ Speed 7 and slowly pour the eggs through the lid.
  8. With the aid of two spoon make small balls and place them together with the shape that you desire.
  9. Take to oven about 90 min or until the dough is cooked and hut (you can gently touch with your finger).Open the oven and let it cool.
  10. With a serrated knife cut the dough in half lengthwise.
  11. Fill with crème and strawberries, close and sprinkle with sugar.

 

 

Tomato Sorbet

Thermomix® time: 1 min 50 sec
Total time: 4 hours

Ingredients  tomato-sorbet

  • 600 g Maltese tomato
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • Basil or mint leaves to taste

 

Preparation

  1. Chop tomato 20 sec/ speed 7. Place it in ice cuvettes and place in the fridge for 4 hours.
  2. In the clean dry bowl place sugar and pulverise 10 sec/ speed 10.
  3. Add tomato and whip 1 min/ speed 6. If necessary involve with aid of spatula.
  4. Add egg white and whip more 20 sec/ speed 6.
  5. Decorate with basil or mint leaves.
Tip 1: If you like the taste of the herbs, you can add them on point 3. Tip 2: If you would like to serve this recipe as a starter, replace sugar with salt and add bacon, ham or croutons.