HOW TO PREPARE GATEAU PITHIVIERS

Ingredients  for GATEAU PITHIVIERS

  • Flour                            120gms
  • Icing sugar                   50gms
  • Butter                          100gms
  • Vanilla essence           7ml
  • Corn flour                    20gms

gateau pithiviersPreparation Method for Gateau Pithivers

  • Roll out one third of the pastry into a round 20c.m 2mm thick. Moisten the edges and place on a greased. Dampened baking sheet, spread the centre with jam.
  • Prepare the frangipane by creaming the margarine and sugar in a bowl gradually adding the beaten eggs and folding in the flour & almonds.
  • Spread on the frangipane, Leaving a 2.c.m. border round the edge.
  • Roll out the remaining two thirds of the pastry& cut into a slightly larger round.
  • Place neatly on top. Sealed and decorate the edge.
  • Using a sharp pointed knife curved cuts 2mm. deep. Radiating from the center 2 about 2.cm from the edge brush with egg wash.
  • Bake at 220°C (425°F) for about 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Glaze with icing sugar as for jalousie.