Carob Ogura Cake

Carob Products Used: Carob Syrup, Roasted Carob Powder
Carob syrupCarob powder roasted
Ingredients:

Yolk batter (A):

  • 100 gm egg yolk (about 5 eggs)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 60gm corn oil
  • 60gm cake flour
  • 15gm roasted carob powder
  • 90gm Carob Syrup water (mix 10gm carob syrup into 80gm water)

Egg whites and baking (B):

  • 200 gm -egg white (from 5 eggs)
  • 40 gm caster sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

UTENSIL
7″square pan or 8″round pan – use the normal pan and line the bottom for water bath method to prevent water sipping in

Method:

Instructions for yolk batter (A):

  1. Beat the egg yolk, whole egg, salt, corn oil, carob syrup water until fluffy.
  2. Sift in flour, then mix it until well combined. Set aside.

Instructions for egg whites and baking (B):

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C
  2. Beat egg white + lemon juice + caster sugar until firm peaks form
  3. Mix into egg yolk batter, 1/3 portion of the meringue at a time , first use a hand whisk to mix gently and at the end, switch to spatula to lift batter from bottom to fold up. Keep doing this until a nice smooth batter is obtained.
  4. Pour the mixture into prepared pan.
  5. Put pan into a larger pan and filled up with hot water (about 1/3 of the batter pan). Bake with preheated oven at 160°C for 30 min then turn down to 150°C for 45 min.
  6. Once baked, remove from the pan immediately, inverted on a rack and let it cool.

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