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Happy Birthday Aubrey!


It is Aub’s birthday today so to celebrate we had lunch at Mash Brewery. I had cider and Aub can still have his beer! Lunch was crispy pan fried salmon with potatoes and vegetables.

Crispy Gluten Free Salmon

When we got home had gluten free Torta Caprese the flourless almond cake from the Everyday Thermomix Cookbook. I made mine with hazlenuts insteads made a heavier and nuttier tasting cake.

250g Dark Chocolate broken into pieces
250g Hazelnuts
150g Rapadura sugar (milled to caster sugar)
150g Butter, room temperature
6 eggs
1 tbsp Baking Powder
1 tbsp Cocoa
1 tbsp Amaretto

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
Place chocolate in TM bowl and grate for 5-10 seconds on speed 8. Set aside.
Place hazelnuts in TM bowl and mill for 4-6 seconds on speed 6. Add to chocolate.
Place remaining ingredients into TM bowl and mix for 20 seconds on speed 7.
Add chocolate and hazelnuts and continue to mix for 30 seconds on speed 6.
Put mixture into a lightly greased spring form pan lined with baking paper.
Bake in preheated oven for approximately 1 hour, if hot oven reduce to 160 degrees celsius.
Cool cake and ice with chocolate ganache icing made with melted dark chocolate and cream.
Delicious served warm or cold and serve with cream or ice cream.

Birthday & Easter Torta Caprese (Flourless Cake)

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