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Food and Recipe Filipino Custard Cake

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Jeanh, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. Filipino Custard Cake
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    For the caramel
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup water
    • For the custard
    • 8 eggs room temperature
    • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 can evaporated milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
    For the cake
    • 8 egg yolks
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup butter softened
    • 1/3 cup millk + 2 tbsp milk
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 tbsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/3 tsp orange extract
    • 1/4 tsp lemon extract
    • 1 tsp lemon zest
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 8 egg whites
    • 1 tsp cream of tartar
    • 3/4 cup white sugar
    How to make the caramel:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 or 180 and prepare a 9 inch square pan.
    2. In a sauce pan,combine sugar and water over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
    3. Bring to a boil for about 1o minutes or until thick and dark.Immediately pour into the pan.
    4. Set aside.
    How to make the custard:
    1. In a bowl, mix egg yolk and both milk.Do not beat.
    2. Stir to blend until well mix.
    3. Strain and pour carefully mixture the over the caramelized sugar in the pan.
    How to make the cake:
    1. Combine and sift cake flour,baking powder,baking soda and salt.Set aside.
    2. In a mixer bowl,put the egg yolks,sugar,butter and milk
    3. Beat in a high speed until fine and smooth
    4. Then add the flour mixture,orange extract,lemon extract,lemon zest and vanila.
    5. Use the paddle this time and mix in high speed until well combined.Set aside.
    6. This time beat egg whites and cream of tartar together in high speed.
    7. Once the peak starts to form,add the sugar gradually
    8. Beat until high and stiff.
    9. Combine the mixtures by adding the egg white mixture over the egg yolk flour mixture.
    10. Gently fold them together by using wooden spatula.
    11. Pour the cake mixture into the pan with caramel and custard.
    Finally bake the cake:
    1. Place the cake pan in a larger pan (roasting pan) half-filled with hot water.
    2. Bake at 350 or 180 for 1 hour.Remove from roasting pan.
    3. Let cool until room temperature.
    4. Remove cake pan from water to let cool completely.
    5. Run knife around the edges of pan.
    6. Invert onto a serving platter.
    7. Chill before serving.
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