Perfect for an "Afternoon High Tea" outing but you may be mistakenly put on the menu! Gooseberry compote is easy to make and is a refreshing change from other summer fruits and they are now enjoying something of a rival and appearing more frequently on supermarket shelves. You might also like our gooseberry streusel cake, which has a gorgeous elderflower syrup, to create a properly seasonal treat. Bake for 35 mins until a skewer inserted into the It doesn’t require many cooking implements so washing up is kept to a minimum. The rest is history: I poached the gooseberries very briefly in a little elderflower cordial with a splash of white wine and strained them, then reduced the liquor. Brush a bun or muffin tin with melted butter. Gooseberry and elderflower is an early summer switch away from apple. Turn the cakes upside down on a wire rack and remove the tines. You can use any fruit that will happily crystallise and make jam. Drizzle over the Cheesecake is a great make-ahead dessert, meaning less stress when dinner guests arrive. 2 Line the base and sides of the tin with baking parchment. 600ml (1 pint) cold water. Stir in the gooseberries, then spoon into the tin and level the surface. Cut into squares. Its creamy, powdery & sweet, likened to say elderflower cordial and gooseberry cake dusted with suger and cream, that kind if cake sweetness. 2 or 3 elderflower heads. Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/Gas 2. The flavour is further enhanced by the use of elderflower as gooseberries and elderflowers are … 7th July 2018 8th July 2018 by Colin Neville. 9. The flavour of the elderflower blooms will diffuse into the syrup. Gradually add the eggs, one at a time, then gently fold in … Add the eggs one at a time giving a quick pulse after each addition. Taste your gooseberries before adding the sugar; if they're not too sharp use less sugar. In theory, this is the best time of year for bumper crops of Gooseberries…..in practice our chickens have taken a serious shine to the fruit and have demolished the crop & every leaf on the bush!!! Make a few holes in the warm cake with a skewer, then gently pour the elderflower cordial slowly over the cake, allowing it time to seep in. Also use as an alternate jam in our cheesecake and upside-down cake recipes. Gooseberry and elderflower upside-down cake recipe. Using frozen gooseberries (picked from Wester Hardmuir) and elderflower cordial are my choices for this seasonal sponge, and these it seems are a popular combination for all manner of cakes and puddings. If the mixture starts to curdle, add a tablespoon of flour. Use fruity olive oil to coat the bottom and sides of the pan. Featured on the front cover of our Summer ’18 magazine, this Courgette, Gooseberry & Elderflower Layer Cake is a taste of the summer! Equipment: 20cm cake tin. Gooseberry and Elderflower Crumble. To make this Gooseberry Elderflower Olive Oil cake, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/ 180 degreees C. Use a 9 inch springform pan. 100g gooseberries, washed, topped and tailed 225g butter 225g ground almonds 2tsp baking powder 4tbsp honey 3 eggs 2 tbsp elderflower cordial zest of one lemon. Check our Cooking with Jam recipe series for our "Gooseberry, Elderflower & Gin Cocktail" and "Botanical Allure Elderflower & Green Tea Mocktail" recipes. Add the eggs a little at a time, beating well after each addition. Pour into the cake tin and bake for 45–50 minutes, until a skewer comes out clean. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5. Grease each muffin mould lightly with the sunflower oil. Floral and light, it makes for the perfect al fresco dessert or show stopper cake for afternoon tea. Line the bottom of the pan with a parchment round. Gooseberry Elderflower Olive Oil Cake. The gooseberry and rhubarb: these two culinary stalwarts, as well as the White Rose, should be on the Yorkshire flag, I reckon. To make the gooseberry, lime and elderflower cakes first preheat the oven to 175°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. SERVES 6–8 FOR THE CAKE 2 medium courgettes Finely grated zest of 1 lime 150g golden caster sugar Beat thoroughly with an electric whisk until creamy and smooth. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4, and grease and line two 23cm/9 inch round cake tins. This gooseberry and elderflower meringue pie is a wonderful twist on lemon meringue pie and is a great dessert to make when gooseberries are in season. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin. I made my jam and syrup but you can easily buy both instead. 8. I spend far more time at the kitchen sink than I’d like. Sandwich the two cakes together with the gooseberry curd, taking care to leave the baked side up on top for the icing. Line the base of a 22cm round To make the elderflower icing, sift the icing sugar into a bowl. A gelatine based cheesecake could be transported still in the springform tin in which it was made, and the sides removed when ready to … Put the gooseberries in a 1.2 litre (2pt) ovenproof dish sprinkle over the sugar. After looking at several very different recipes, I chose a Mary Berry recipe (from her book 'Ultimate Cake Book') for a set gooseberry and elderflower cheesecake using gelatine. It’s the same weight of flour and fruit, in this case gooseberries. Stir in the gooseberries, then spoon into the tin and level the surface. A slice of the cake on its own with a cup of tea is also delicious. A simple sponge recipe is all you need and since it’s something I learnt at school, I always use oz instead of grams. This honey gooseberry upside-down cake is a really simple one to make. First top and tail the gooseberries. Gooseberry and Elderflower Tower Cakes. Gooseberry, pear and elderflower crumble Pudding & Cake Serves 4 1h This seasonal crumble can also be made with apples instead of pears. You need just one large saucepan to prepare the batter. The ‘dimples’ appear when the gooseberries slightly sink during cooking. Gooseberry and almond cake Credit: Photo: © Peter Cassidy 2009 Couldn't be easier. Heat the oven to 190C, 170C fan oven, 375F, gas 5. When cool, strain the syrup through a sieve into a jug or bowl. Mar 20, 2019 - Explore mary cooney's board "gooseberry and elderflower recipes" on Pinterest. Tip the gooseberries into a large saucepan or preserving pan with 300ml water. Gooseberry and honey cake. Although it isn't gooseberry season anymore, I thought I would publish this recipe now because it works equally well with cranberries or blueberries instead. See more ideas about Elderflower recipes, Elderflower, Recipes. Homemade elderflower cordial would be good if you've got a bottle, but shop bought is fine to use too. Gooseberries are in season June and July – make sure you make the most of this seasonal fruit with gorgeous dessert recipes like this gooseberry fool or a showstopper gooseberry and elderflower pavlova. Cook on a high heat until the sugar has dissolved and the fruit is soft. It’s a wonderfully simple cake and easy to scale up or down. Half the weight of the flour in sugar and the same of … Leave until cold before peeling off the baking paper. Put the gooseberries, sugar and cordial in a saucepan. A simple traybake sponge is my recipe of choice today. Then dust granulated sugar inside and shake it around to coat. Allow the syrup to cool. Honey Gooseberry Upside-Down Cake. Beat thoroughly with an electric whisk until creamy and smooth. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4. Method – To make the Muscat Syrup into Gooseberry and Elderflower Sorbet Break the marzipan into chunks and pulse briefly in a food processor (too much and it will become oily). or imagine wearing this on a warm spring day swanning around in pretty dresses. Green Gooseberry and Elderflower Compote. Cook over a low heat for about 15 mins, stirring occasionally, until the fruit has broken down into a soupy purée. Put the butter, caster sugar, flour, eggs and orange zest in a bowl. Stir the orange juice and granulated sugar together, spoon over the surface of the warm cake and leave to cool and set. Beat the butter and 125g sugar until pale and fluffy. 1 Heat the oven to 170C/Fan 150/325F. Note: If you are serving the cake on its own, only pour half the syrup over it. 900g (2lb) green gooseberries. Whipped cream flavoured with elderflower cordial or with a sweet muscat wine is lovely on the side. Baking • Sweet. Elderflower drizzle cake with gooseberry and almond. 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