Twelfthnight cake and brownie recipe


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Twelfth night cake

 

Brownies

  • 175 GRAM BUTTER
  • 400 GRAM SELF RAISING FLOUR
  • 4 EGGS
  • 300 GRAM SUGAR
  • 1 TSPVANILLA SUGAR
  • 100 GRAM ALMONDS
  • CACAO
  • POWDERED SUGAR
 

Split 2 eggs, beat the egg whites until fluffy. Mix the soft butter with the sugar for a few minutes, add 2 eggs and 2 yolks, beat a few minutes more. Chop the almonds (keep 5 for decoration), and add to the batter, as well as the vanilla sugar and the beaten egg whites.
Put the batter in an oven dish and bake 1 hour in the oven at 160 degrees Celsius. Dust the top with powdered sugar. Cut a crown from a sheet of paper and use this sheet to dust with cacao a crown in the middle. Decorate the points of the crown with almonds.

As a tradition, we bake this cake on the 6th of January (Twelfth night). We add a coin, a thimble and a dry bean to the batter. Whoever gets the bean is the king, who gets the coin should pay and who gets the thimble should wash the dishes.

You can also bake a Twelfth Night bread.

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Melt the butter and dissolve 100 gram of the chocolate in it. Chop the rest of the chocolate small. Beat the eggs with sugar and vanilla sugar, add the butter mixture and the flour, and at last the chopped chocolate. Put in a square oven dish and bake 30 minutes in the oven at 180 degrees Celsius. the inside should still be a bit moist. Cut in squares.

Also try the light opposite of these cookies: "Blondies".