Thursday, March 8, 2007

How I make teacakes.

Take equal quantities of eggs(4),flour(250gms),250gms of fresh butter and250gms of sugar.4eggs weigh 250gms. Seive flour with a tsp of baking powder at least 6 times!!.Beat eggs till light using a hand beater(Kids do this job better, willingly).Cream in butter and powdered sugar.Fold in flour and mix one sided lightly with a wooden spatula.Add a tsp of vanilla essence.Grease and dust the pan.Transfer contents to the pan and place in a preheated oven.Bake till done or until the blade of an inserted knife comes out CLEAN :).Cool , topple and cut....
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Updated on Dec 12 09

  • Take equal qunatities(250gms) of all 4 ...
  • Sift flour and 1 tsp levelled baking powder
  • weigh sugar before powdering.
  • Separate egg whites and yolks.
  • Beat butter and powdered sugar together in Ari or Pindi soak cheyyunna big and wide pathrathil (not in uruli...will splutter so badly)...
  • Ask shanthi to beat whites well with a fork in another vessel of her choice...
  • ..after the butter gets soft while I am beating, add yolks one by one(ask her to do that)Add vanilla essence 1 tsp.
  • preheat oven at this point
  • add the fluffy egg white froth and fold in flour little by little with hands.
  • Bake for 45-55 min in 190 deg C till done

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