Friday, May 23, 2008

@ddicted to Red Bean & Green Tea Mousse Cake


Red Bean & Green Tea Mousse Cake

This recipe was adapted from Aunty Yo. For inside view, please visit Aunty Yo's Blog. Tq!
I made this for my grandmother's birthday on 3rd , May 2008.

Ingredients:

Sponge cake - 80gm cake flour
75 gm sugar
4 nos. eggs
30 gm corn oil

  1. Whisk eggs & sugar till creamy.
  2. Fold in flour & cornoil & pour into 8" square tray.
  3. Bake for 35 - 40 mins at 175C till cooked.
  4. Leave cake to cool on wire rack. Place into an 8" square cake ring.
(I used sponge cake mix for this sponge cake & I'm using a 10" round cake ring)

Green Tea Mousse Filling

5 gm green tea powder
30 gm sugar
2 nos egg yolks
50 ml fresh milk
1 tbsp gelatine powder
30 ml water
200 gm whipped cream
a drop of green colouring (I omitted this)

Red Bean Mousse Filling

130 gm canned Japanese Red Beans (I used red bean paste)
2 nos egg yolks
20gm sugar
50 ml fresh milk
1 tbsp gelatine powder
30 ml water
200 whipped cream

Method:
  1. Green Tea Mousse - Whisk egg yolks with sugar & whisk till pale in colour.
  2. Warm up fresh milk, add in gelatine mixture & stir till dissolved.
  3. Pour into egg yolk mixture & stir vigorously & put back onto stove & cook over low heat till slightly thickened.
  4. Add in green tea powder & stir till well mixed. Leave to cool.
  5. Fold in whipped cream & pour on top of square cake. Leave in fridge to set a little.
  6. Red Bean Mousse - same method as green tea mousse filling. Use red beans instead of green tea powder.
  7. Pour red bean mousse filling on top of green tea mousse filling.
  8. Leave to set in the fridge.
  9. Slice cakes into rectangles & pipe some whipped cream on top. Decorate with some canned red beans.



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