Right then … gooseberries (in any colour variety) are on my shopping list! I think you could have simply called it “Thieving Purple Gooseberry Lemon Rhubarb Cake” and have been covered! Cook Toss gooseberries with sugar, lemon or orange zest and cornstarch. The topping is rich and butter, and the filling is a mixture of sweet and tart with a hint of Ingredients For the cake 125g (4¼oz) unsalted butter, more 16 of Our Best Fall Harvest Decorating Ideas for Your This looks like a lovely bake with a great combination of ingredients! Make the crumble by mixing together flour with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. A tenuous link indeed which also starts with T so I'll let you off ;P Absolutely gorgeous cake – well done for making it from your almost bare cupboard. Some varieties of rhubarb are pink and sweet. I'm hoping our gooseberry bushes might actually produce next year – we have two red and two green – in theory! If you prefer to use only one fruit, use rhubarb or gooseberries on their own. Beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, then add the marzipan and beat until it has broken down. Those gooseberries are a fantastic colour. I think you are drawing a long bow here to incorporate that letter T! RHUBARB OR GOOSEBERRY PIE 2 c. cut up rhubarb or cleaned gooseberries 1 c. sugar 2 tbsp. The combination of red gooseberries and rhubarb is really delicious. Sometimes you have an idea for a cake and you know where you want to end up and you think you know how you’re going to get there. Gooseberry, Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble, a delicious summer dessert that uses fresh seasonal fruit to create a family-favourite recipe. Set aside in pans to cool completely, then brush each cake with Chambord. Add the gooseberries and cook for a further 3 minutes. Your description leading up to this creation is delightful. LOL! Put the butter, sugar, … I do like a cake with fresh fruit in the summer – this looks lovely Dom. Make the cake: beat the butter, caster and muscovado sugars in a food mixer for a good eight to ten minutes, till pale and fluffy. Rinse the gooseberries and toss with the sugar, cornstarch and ginger to coat. You can easily freeze rhubarb,… We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Thanks. flour Pinch of salt 1 beaten egg Combine ingredients and put in an unbaked pie shell. My parents always grew gooseberries in their garden when I was growing up. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Rhubarb Berry Coffee Cake I rely on a cake mix to speed the prep for this moist streusel-topped dessert that pairs tart rhubarb with sweet strawberries. Looks very good to me – actually, terribly good (that starts with a T). Oddly enough, I've been called a Cake Tart before now. My green pottage is a wo, Sticky orange and garlic slow-roasted chicken thig. The Kitchn (one of my favorite food information sites) says rhubarb is in season from mid-spring throughout the summer, with a prime season of three months from April through June. My name is Dominic, I am a cook, food writer and creative event producer. If the mixture seems a little thick, add a couple of tablespoons of milk. I don't have gooseberries but do have rhubarb in the freezer. Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes. Blackberry Rhubarb Cake Here's what you will need: For the cake: 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sour cream 3 cups diced rhubarb 1 Sweet and Moist Rhubarb Cake Preheat oven to 180 C (350 F). It will change the flavour but nothing else. 6 months ago If you are allergic to nuts, then leave the marzipan out of the batter. He he, Dom you are so cheeky but I love this even more for it I think we should start a new “Be as tenuous as you can with your bake challenege entries” challenge. Remove rind, and drain the fruit, keeping juice. We’ve got another great streusel cake recipe, this one is made with rhubarb and ginger. Cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until the rhubarb is tender. Gooseberry recipes. Grease a 23cm/9in springform cake tin with butter and line the base with baking paper. I love that you cam just pop into their house. What a gorgeous cake, even though it's a very tenuous link to T. And there you go – T is for tenuous! LOL!!! , Tracy's Fruit Cake – see it was easy to use the T! It’s ready when you can see that the surface is ‘set’ and a skewer inserted into the middle comes out clean. 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4 tbsp for the fruit, 35g marzipan, broken up into little pieces, 3 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten, 500g rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 2cm lengths (prepared weight), 200g gooseberries, washed, and the dark tufty bits removed. As others have said, stretching a point, but with a cake that good you can be forgiven I think! Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4. Who care, it looks scrumptious Dom. Lay to one side and preheat your oven at this point too. purple gooseberry, lemon and rhubarb cake and so on to my cake and the letter T… you see I think that with the gooseberries, the rhubarb and the lemon honey this is a t art cake… that’s t art with the letter T 500g raw fruit (you can use any fruit, chopped small or if berries, left whole, fresh or frozen) 175g sugar It is so nice to have wonderful neighbors that you are comfortable with. It will change the flavour but nothing else. Rhubarb is baked into a streusel-topped coffee cake. It's great that you have such a good relationship with your neighbours. Tarty? I write the food blog Belleau Kitchen and also write a monthly recipe column for Lincolnshire Life Magazine and Good Taste Magazine. Rhubarb and Red Gooseberry Pie This is now one of our very favorite pie recipes. The summer rhubarb was also fully formed and ready for harvesting, so cooking them together seemed the natural thing to do. Preheat the oven to 400 F / 204 C. Divide the dough in 2 equal parts. If you are allergic to nuts, then leave the marzipan out of the batter. Set them … Wash 3-4 stalks of rhubarb and chop them into bite sized pieces (you'll need about 2 and a half cups of chopped rhubarb to cover the cake.). You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. x. One that I will definitely copy! You are always whipping up some delicious treat. The batter should have a reluctant dropping consistency. I stripped the gooseberry bush bare so I could make jam but thinking there weren’t quite enough fruits to bother with, I pulled a few sticks of rhubarb to bulk it out. Find out more, The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. For the rhubarb jam, place rhubarb, sugar, vanilla pod and seeds and 2 tbs water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. I've really enjoyed the gooseberries this year – they're a seriously underrated berry. Garden rhubarb is not as sweet a forced rhubarb (the gloriously pink thin sticks that look like flamingo legs!) It’s … Mix the brown sugar, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, salt and butter in a large bowl. so I added a sugar topping to the cake to address this. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the cake is cooked through. This sweet-and-tart cake bursting with blackberries and rhubarb is delicious served with coffee. Any way you slice it, it looks delicious and moist! Ever month we set a theme and the person with the most convoluted link wins. Back home, an exhaustive search of the interweb failed to reveal anything useful on the subject of Rhubarb and Gooseberry jam, although there were plenty of recipes on the individual versions. Grease and flour a 25 cm (10 inch) spring form pan. Others are more green and sour. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Line the base of a 22cm round cake tin with baking parchment. Scrape into the prepared tin. Having said that let me say this….. a bloody good cake. I am based both in the small village of Belleau in Lincolnshire and the smaller village of London! Read More…, © 2010 - 2021 | All rights reserved | Website by Peckish Digital, and so on to my cake and the letter T… you see I think that with the gooseberries, the rhubarb and the lemon honey this is a, 500g raw fruit (you can use any fruit, chopped small or if berries, left whole, fresh or frozen), – pre-heat the oven to 170C and grease and line a loose-bottomed springform tin, – cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, – add the other egg then the rest of the flour, the lemon rind and cinnamon and beat in, – add the fruit and combine (it will be really thick, so add a little milm to slacken), – pour into the cake tin and bake for 40 mins or until risen and golden, « thyme honey loaf with fresh thyme and poppy seeds, vegetable stew with a creamy yoghurt sauce & chedd, Roast Brussels Sprouts Fajitas with homemade Oat-F, A glorious bowl of green! Your oven gets lots of love. Remove from the oven and reduce the temperature to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. You could start a trend for Tart Cakes!! Preheat oven to 400 F. In a sauce pan add 1/3 cup sugar, cornstarch, water, and rhubarb. This recipe goes well with rhubarb, currant, cherries, blueberries and apples as well. I used this gorgeous sugar from The East India Company – it’s a cane sugar from the island of Guadeloupe and I loved the delicate sweetness and crunchy texture; the large granules were perfect for a cake topping. […] Keep to one side, we will be using it for the cake mix and the topping. This rhubarb raspberry upside-down cake is a twist on the classic pineapple recipe made with tart fresh rhubarb and sweet pink raspberries. Rhubarb, in the middle of a British summer, is at the edge of the bed. Use a pastry cutter (or two knifes or your hands) to make ‘crumbles’. Place the rhubarb, gooseberries, onion, garlic, oil, port, vinegar, salt and pepper in a small heavy saucepan and bring to a simmer. Toss the rhubarb and gooseberries with the extra sugar and spread them over the batter. Jul 22, 2016 - Rhubarb and Gooseberry Jam Recipe, Easy microwave jam recipe. Using a large metal spoon, fold in the flour and a pinch of salt. What you’ll need to make gooseberry cake with vanilla cream and crumble It will look as if you don’t have much but the sponge rises. In a saucepan, pop in the rhubarb, sugar and elderflower syrup. I do envy your cozy arrangement with your neighbor! Draining the rhubarb will keep the cake from becoming soggy. Probably not good for the thighs but Oma's cooking is always good for the taste buds. Very moist, this Rhubarb and Raspberry Crumble Cake recipe from SIMPLE, a cookbook by Diana Henry, makes as good a pudding, as it does a teatime cake. Bake up an indulgent rhubarb and custard sponge, vegan rhubarb bake or hybrid crumble cake. Oma always makes this for her grand kids after she picks through her garden. Working London Mummy Working London Mummy says. Toss the rhubarb and gooseberries with the extra sugar and spread them over the batter. Now hurry and try this gooseberry cake before the gooseberry season is over. Strain the rhubarb from the poaching liquor, reserving the syrup. Remove from heat and stir in the coriander. Love it! Add the cooked, rhubarb-berry mixture to the uncooked berry mixture. It's also the perfect excuse for eating Cornish clotted cream. Rhubarb recipes. Put it on a plate and sift a light dusting of icing sugar over the top just before serving. The fruit combo sounds so good. This “T” is for tart may be mixed up for the weekend. The combined flavors of sweet strawberries and tart rhubarb mixed into cake that is topped with fruit makes a pleasing dessert for any season. This family cake is quick and easy to make. Cover with foil and roast in the oven for 25 mins until soft. Rhubarb cake with elderflower icing - rhubarb and elderflower are a flavour match made in heaven. Simmer gently-really to soften and sweeten the fruit. Add the eggs, a little at a time, then the vanilla. Of course, I’m seduced by strawberries, apricots and peaches, but it’s a shame we are so fickle in our affections. Very creative baking, Dom! A quick mixed fruit pie made with frozen berries, Mushroom, Brussels sprouts and blue cheese quiche, Working London Mummy Working London Mummy. Cook all together until soft, about 10 mins. Mix the sour cream, egg, egg yolk and vanilla in a bowl. Pre heat the oven to 180c Grease and line to sandwich tins. Make the most of a sensational seasonal ingredient with our rhubarb cake recipes. Recipe Rhubarb and Gooseberry Jam Place the rhubarb into a bowl, ideally a glass bowl so you can see how the jam is boiling. A LOVELY entry for Alphabakes and I LOVE my pink gooseberries, although they are LONG gone now, so I can have some of your cake! Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the cake is cooked through. Boomboom Rhubarb & Gooseberry Jam Makes just under 2kg of jam 1kg jam sugar, or 1kg golden caster sugar and a decent sugar thermometer 550g rhubarb stalks, roughly chopped For the rhubarb filling: 420 g (14 oz) sliced rhubarb 50 g (1/4 cup) sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch For the cake: Method Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. It is so much fun as well as a challenge to come up with a delicious treat when the larder is nearly bare! Mix in the flour. Place the rest of the berries and rhubarb in a bowl, add the sugar and gently stir. Sprinkle with topping. To roast the rhubarb, line a high-sided baking tray with baking parchment, add the rhubarb, then top with the sugar, lemon juice, zest and cordial. The idea for this cake started with rhubarb.This rather bizarre-looking fruit (at least to me) is only in season for a few months around the mid-Atlantic US, where I live. We want to keep the fruit fairly intact. Top and tail the gooseberries and set aside. Lovely story Dom and gorgeous looking cake! Cook in a microwave oven on high for 4 minutes,the fruit should be uncovered,check the rhubarb you should notice it starting to soften. This Rhubarb & Ginger Cake turned out wonderfully but was the result of misreading a couple of my old recipes by using double the amount of sugar and over chopping my crystallised ginger into a paste. LOL.. a bit of a stretch on the T, but hey, I'm totally with you… You could go with Terrific Tart too.. that way you have two T's Either way, the cake looks amazing!! Preheat the oven to 190C/
180C fan/gas mark 5. Leave the cake to cool in the tin, then run a sharp knife between the edge of the cake and the inside of the tin (sometimes slightly caramelised fruit sticks to the tin). … now I realise that this may seem like the most tenuous link ever but I did, honestly have the alphabakes challenge in mind when I made this cake… let me explain… the alphabakes challenge, hosted alternatively by Ros from The More Than Occasional Baker and Caroline from Caroline Makes has the letter T as it’s theme this month… as you can imagine it’s a wonderfully easy one… T for Traybake… T for Tart Tatin… T for Trifle… T for Tiramisu… you get the idea… but as is typical of me i’ve gone slightly left of field…, … I was a little bored yesterday and decided that cake baking was simply the only thing to do and sometimes I like to just open the cupboard, then open the fridge and take my influence by stealth… sadly the fridge was pretty bare, one duck egg, one hens egg and a little butter… and the baking cupboard is in desperate need of a re-stock since I had a clear-out at the weekend… 4 year-old jellied orange slices lurking in a dark corner could perhaps be thrown out… so I only had a small bag of flour to work with…, … however, I suddenly remembered i’d asked my dear neighbour Tracey to pick my ripening purple gooseberries whilst I was away in Spain, which she did and placed in her freezer… so I let myself in to her home, took my gooseberries and helped myself to a couple of stalks of rhubarb whilst I was there… I realise this makes me sound like a total thief but we do have an understanding… I raid her larder in return for cake…, Filed Under: Everything else Tagged With: #AlphaBakes, lemon rind, purple gooseberries, rhubarb. has a perfect balance between sugar and berries. 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