Italian Apple pie

The apple pie is a great snack for the children, and the sweet preferred by sportsmen. The version that we show here is very soft, thanks to the workmanship of the beaten egg added at the end of the recipe.

Watch the video recipe (remember to activate subtitles) to not miss any step of the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 120ml milk
  • 120ml sunflower seed oil
  • 200gr sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 280gr flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 apples

Preparation:
Pour milk and oil into a container. Add the caster sugar and mix well for a few minutes. Add the vanilla extract and salt and mix again.
Separate the egg yolks from the whites. Mount the egg whites separately and mix the yolks into the mixture with the sugar. Add the sidted flour and sifted baking powder.
After mixed well, incorporate the egg whites by adding them in two parts. Mix with a spoon or spatula with slow circular movements. Pour diced apples and mix gently.
Pour all in a baking tin, 30 cm diameter, buttered and sprinkled with bread crumbs.
Bake in a static oven preheated to 200°C for 15 minutes, then lower the temperature to 170°C for 15-20 minutes. Check the cooking with a toothpick.

Croque en bouche

We present one of the Sweet the most spectacular that we have made lately. The croque en bouche is apyramid of cream puffs cream bonded with the caramel and garnished with a caramel runny. Suitable for special occasions, extraordinary!

Watch our cream puff video recipe and make your wonderfull creation.

Time: 3 hours

Ingredients for the caramel:
– 100ml of water
– 400gr of caster sugar
– lemon juice

Preparation:
The Croque en bouche is realized by assembling, by means of caramel, a cone-shaped structure of cream puffs.
Then we made cream puffs in three different sizes that will be between them, starting from the puffs larger at the base, until you get to the smaller ones at the apex of the cone.
As you can see in the video, we created a paper cone from the oven supported by a bottle of mineral water. We brush the baking paper with oil seeds to facilitate the detachment of the card at the end of the creation of the Croque en bouche.
We have prepared the caramel, and we dipped the cream puff in the caramel is still very hot. Pr avoid burning the fingers, we recommend you carefully follow the steps in the video.
To realize correctly the dessert, it is important that the caramel is well fluid and then it will be necessary, occasionally, to warm again the caramel.
When we finish, and the caramel is well solidified, we will be able to lift the structure and remove the baking paper

Delicious apples

Today we present some fantastic sweets: delicious apples.

To prepare you need: puff pastry, bread crumbs, apple, sugar and cinnamon.  For the frosting: water, powdered sugar and lemon juice.

Don’t miss the step by step video with English subtitles.

Time: 1 hour

Ingredients for 16 servings:
– 1 package of puff pastry
– 2 apples
– 4 tablespoons of bread crumbs
– 8 teaspoons sugar
– cinnamon
– 6 tablespoons of icing sugar
– 2 tablespoons of water
– lemon juice

Preparation:
Let’s start toasting the bread crumbs.
Divide the puff pastry into 16 squares, and pour a fourth of a spoon of bread crumbs in each square. The bread crumbs we support a slice of apple. Pour on the apple half a teaspoon of sugar and cinnamon to taste.
Join the four corners of the square (the dough is still fresh, it will paste easily) and leave only small openings to allow vapor released by the apple during cooking) to escape.
Bake in a static oven preheated to 200°C for about 15 minutes, then at 180°C until golden brown.
Meanwhile, prepare a glaze with water and powdered sugar and add juice of lemon to taste. Glassiamo the delicacies still warm but not hot. Thanks to the heat of the delights of the frosting is solidificherà in a few moments.

Tiramisù original recipe

The Tiramisu is a dessert from Treviso, a city in the north of Italy. Very easy to make, is a sweet that is appreciated and sought after all over the world. Here is a variant portion of the classic dessert, to which we added dark chocolate flakes. Watch the video and make it yourself. Then let us know how it went, by inserting a comment at the end of the page.

Ingredients:

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 150 grams of sugar
  • 500ml of cream
  • 500gr of mascarpone (italian cheese)
  • Moka pot coffee
  • Savoiardi bisquits

Procedure:

Mix sugar and egg yolks for about 5-6 minutes. Whip of cream in another bowl. Add mascarpone inside the egg yolks bowl. Mix gently with circular movements using a spatula or spoon. Then incorporate the whipped cream.

Put a bit of cream in a glass, soak the savoiardi in the coffee (without excess) and place savoiardi onto the cream. Put other cream onto the savoiardi and the bitter chocolate in flakes. Place another layer of savoiardi soaked in coffee and cover with another layer of cream. To end our tiramisu, sprinkle with bitter cocoa.

Let it for 4-5 hours (in a refrigerator) before serving.

Babà original recipe

Another classic of Italian pastry: the Babà napoletano, enriched with custard and cherries in syrup.



Time: 2 hours

Babà ingredients:
– 2 cups sifted flour
– 1,8oz sifted confectioners’ sugar
– 3 eggs
– 3,5oz butter
– 2 tablespoon milk
– 0,5oz brewer’s yeast
– a pinch of salt

Procedure:
Mix eggs and milk in a bowl. Melt and add butter and brewer’s yeast. Add flour and sugar and mix well. Cover with a little flour and put into the oven at 85°F for about 40 minutes to rise (it should double size). Pour the batter in the buttered pans with a piping bag (fill 3/4). Put into the oven at 85°F to rise to the edge of the pan. Bake at 320°F until it becomes brownish. Let cool completely. When it cold, dip in hot bagna. Finally add cream with a piping bag.

Bagna (to wet the Babà) ingredients:
– 2,5 cups sugar
– 2 cups water
– 1 cup rhum

Procedure:
Boil in a casserole sugar with water. Mix with a spoon. Let cool briefly and add rhum.

Cream ingredients:
– 2,5 cups milk
– 1 tablespoon flour
– 4oz sugar
– 1 tablespoon corn starch
– 5 egg yolks
– 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Procedure:
Pour in a casserole milk and add flour. Mix. Add sugar, corn starch, egg yolks and vanilla extract. Turn on the flame and mix well. Boil for about 2 minutes. Turn off flame and pour in a container, cover and let cool completely.

Italian meringue recipe

 

Ingredients:
– 7oz egg whites
– 12oz sugar

Procedure:
Blend egg whites by adding sugar a little at a time.
Forming disks of meringue on baking paper. Bake to 230°F about 3 hours. Cook with the oven slightly open.
Let cool meringue.

In the video we have proposed the meringues as an ingredient of a great ice cream cake.