Monday, January 18, 2016

Coca Cristina

Coca cristina is a typical sweet pastry and is a traditional recipe from Valencia, Spain.This being our challenge for the month. As always enjoyed doing it and also loved the flavor of this dish.

Usually this dish is poured over the Neulas ( a type if wafers ) , but I have used the normal baking sheet ( parchment papers ). This is our Baking challenge and thanks to Swathi and Maria.

Ingredients :
Ground Almond - 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp
Eggs - 3
Caster sugar - 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp
Flour - 1 1/2 tbsp
Ground Cinnamon - 1/8 tsp
Round greased baking papers - 4
Confectioner's sugar to sprinkle over

Preparation :

  • Preheat the Oven to 180'C for 5 mins.
  • Separate egg whites and yolks and keep them in 2 bowls.
  • In a bowl , beat the egg whites until it becomes foamy texture, then add the caster sugar and continue to whip it with hand blender until it is whipped.

  • Add the egg yolks and beat until it is well incorporated.
  • Then go ahead and add ground almond flour and old them gently.
  • Add ground cinnamon powder and flour to this mixture and combine them well until well incorporated 
  • Makes sure there is no lumps and pour in this mixture on the round grease baking papers.
  • Allow it to bake for 15 mins or until the toothpick comes out clean.