Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Gingerbread house cake

Today I made made a gingerbread house cake... Very  easy to make and oh so easy!

    6 eggs
    200 g  light brown sugar
    100 g  superfine caster sugar
    300 g  self rising flower
    210 g butter
    1 packet of vanilla sugar
    3 tb spoons of speculaas spice
    2 sliced apples

The speculaas spice can be replaced by:
    2 tsp ground ginger
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 tsp ground cloves
    1/4 tsp nutmeg

Preheat your oven on 170 degrees centigrade. Mix the butter, egg yolks and sugar. Lightly beat the sieved flower and the beaten egg whites through the mixture. Add the spices and apples to the dough.
Butter and flower a Christmas mould and pour the mixture inside. Bake for 1h15-1h30.




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