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Variation Persian Love Cake (Gluten Free)



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Persian Love Cake

  • 2 level teaspoons Nutmeg
  • 45 g pistachios
  • 360 g almonds
  • 120 g raw sugar, Milled
  • 120 g brown sugar
  • 120 g unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 g Greek style yoghurt, plus extra for serving
  • 1 level tbsp orange zest

Recipe's preparation

    Persian Love Cake
  1. Preheat oven to 170C
  2. Line and butter a 26cm spring form pan.
  3. Place nutmeg into mixing bowl and grind 12 sec/speed 9. Set aside.
  4. Place pistachios into mixing bowl and, with dial set toclosed lid position, coarsely chop by pulsing withTurbo 3 times.Set aside.
  5. Place almonds into mixing bowl and mill for 6 sec/speed 9.
  6. Add sugars, butter and salt and mix 15 sec/speed 5, using spatula to assist if necessary.
  7. Put half of the mixture into prepared pan and gently press down using tablespoon to form a base.
  8. Add eggs and nutmeg to remaining mixture and mix 10 sec/speed 3, using spatula to assist.
  9. Add yoghurt and mix 10 sec/Reverse/speed 3. Pour onto base.
  10. Scatter edges with pistachios and bake 55 minutes, turn off Oven and leave Cake in there for 15 Minutes

    Cool completely before serving with extra yoghurt.


Image by ameanderingmango.blogspot.comThis recipe was kindly contributed by Gerard Yaxley of Qom Restaurant, Sunshine Coast and converted for use in the Thermomix by some of our talented Victorian Group Leaders and Consultants. Thank you.

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