Cooked Strawberries adds a new element to a cake. Uncooked strawberries are full of moisture and this will often seep out and make the finished product, such as a cake too watery. Even strawberries that are seemingly tasteless can taste sweet once heat has been applied .Roasting strawberries makes delicious desert.
Simply cut washed strawberries into quarters, place on a baking tray. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar and dust with icing sugar. Cook at 160c for approximately 30 minutes until cooked. The finished berries will be softened and be surrounded with a thick
Once cool I like to place a couple of strawberries on top of this cake mixture and bake at 160c for approximately 25 minutes.
The cake mixture is simply mixing 6 egg whites with 1/2 cup sr flour, 1 cup icing sugar, 1 cup almond meal , 175g melted butter, along with the grated rind of one lemon. The egg whites don’t need whipping so this is a very easy cake mixture. I like to make them in muffin or friand tins.
Tips for a better result are.
- room temperature egg whites are best
- grinding your own almonds will always taste better and fresher than shop bought almond meal
- Spray the inside of the muffin tray for easy removal of your cake