Apple Ciambella with Almond Cream
Apple Ciambella with a velvety Almond Cream!
For 10 Person(s)
For the Ciambella:
- 1 pound flour
- 5 apples of your choice
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup olive oil
- 5 large eggs
- 1 lemon, zest only
- pimch of cinnamon
For the Almond Cream:
- 16 ounces Mascarpone cheese
- 1 cup sliced toasted almonds
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1 lemon, zest only
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- Preparation for the Ciambella:
- Pre-heat the oven at 400F.
- You can use a large glass bowl and an electric beater to do your mixing or you can use a Stand Mixer.
- Add the eggs and beat them well.
- Add the baking powder and mix well into the eggs.
- Add the olive oil and mix well.
- Add the lemon zest and the cinnamon and mix well.
- Add the sugar and mix well.
- Little by little add the flour and mix until the flour is totally absorbed into the liquids. The mix should be semi-soft. Put aside.
- Peel the apples and slice them into half moon about 1/4 inch thick. Squeeze the juice of a lemon on the apple slices to prevent oxidation and give then an extra kick.
- Take a 10” Angel Food Cake Pan and grease with butter the bottom and the sides.
- Pour half of the mix into the pan and make sure that it is evenly distributed.
- Add a row of apple slices on the surface of the mix to cover the entire mix.
- Add the remaining mix to the pan and level it.
- Position apple slices on to with each slice overlapping half of the preceding slice.
- Sprinkle sugar over the entire top of the Ciambella.
- Bake the Ciambella for 60 minutes.
- Preparation for the Almond Cream:
- In a high speed food processor add the almonds and the sugar and process for about 3 minutes.
- Add the mascarpone and the lemon zest and process until you have a smooth cream (about 1 min.)
- Slice the Ciambella and serve with a scoop of Almond Cream.
- Garnish with fresh mint.
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I can\'t wait to make this myself. I\'m not that much of a baker but this looks too good. This would...
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It would be helpfull if the flour would be in cups & Not Pounds. How accurate can i measure cups...
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For all purpose flour, use 3 and 1/3 cups for 1 lb. For cake flour use 4 and 1/2 cups for 1lb. I h...
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