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COMFORT BAKING

COMFORT BAKING WITH MOULINEX

It’s time to sweeten up your family and friends with some simple and delicious recipes. With the Moulinex Masterchef Gourmet Blender it has never been easier and more comforting to bake. With a compact design and a chic silver or red finish, this Miracle Machine is guaranteed to fit into your kitchen’s design. It is has a powerful 1100W motor, a high-quality kit, and is bound to amaze you every time you put it to use.

TRY THESE COMFORTING RECIPES YOU WILL LOVE


RED VELVET CAKE

FOR 8 PEOPLE

INGREDIENTS:
  • To prepare the cake:
  • Cake flour – 1 cup
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Cocoa – 2 tablespoons
  • Room temperature butter – ½ cup
  • White sugar – 1 ½ cups
  • Eggs – 2
  • Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon
  • Red food coloring – 2 tablespoons
  • White vinegar – 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1 teaspoon
  • To prepare the buttermilk:
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Vinegar – 2 tablespoons
  • To prepare the frosting:
  • Room temperature cream cheese – 300 g
  • Vanilla extract – 1 ½ teaspoons
  • Sifted powdered sugar – 1 1/3 cups
INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 175 degrees C and grease a cake pan with butter.

To prepare the buttermilk: in a bowl, combine the milk and vinegar and leave aside for 10 minutes, then add the food coloring and whisk.

In another bowl, mix the flour with the cocoa and salt.

Cream the butter and sugar together in the Masterchef Gourmet stainless steel bowl using the beater on medium speed until fluffy.

Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition then pour in the vanilla extract.

Add all of the dry ingredients and mix then pour the buttermilk on 2 batches, beating well after each addition.

In a small cup combine the vinegar and baking soda. Allow the mixture to fizz and then quickly fold into the cake batter. Pour the batter in the prepared cake pan.

Bake for 30 minutes or until cake is done. Allow to cool completely before frosting.

To prepare the frosting: beat the cream cheese with the vanilla extract in the Masterchef Gourmet stainless steel bowl, using the beater, then gradually add the sugar and mix again.

Decorate the cake with the frosting.


FRENCH CHOCOLATE CAKE

FOR 6 PEOPLE

INGREDIENTS:
  • Unsalted butter: 1 cup (226 g)
  • Chocolate: 1 cup (226 g)
  • Sugar: ½ cup (100 g)
  • 5 Eggs
  • Flour: 1 tablespoon (8 g)
  • Powdered sugar: for decoration
INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat oven to 180°C and grease a pan with butter.

Mix the butter, chocolate and sugar in a saucepan on low heat until the mixture softens. Leave aside to cool.

Whisk the eggs in the Moulinex Masterchef Gourmet stainless steel bowl then add the flour and beat slowly.

Add the chocolate mixture and keep stirring until ingredients are well combined.

Pour the mixture in the greased pan and place it in another roasting pan. Fill the roasting pan with boiled water until it reaches 2 cm height. Bake cake from 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated 180°C oven.

Remove the cake from the water bath, let it cool and decorate with powdered sugar.


EASY HONEYCOMB RECIPE

FOR 10 PEOPLE

INGREDIENTS:
  • To prepare the dough: ‎
  • ‎3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • ‎2 tbsp Instant yeast ‎
  • ‎2 tbsp Baking powder
  • ‎1 tsp Salt ‎
  • ‎1 ½ Cups Milk ‎
  • ‎4 tbsp Vegetable oil ‎
  • ‎4 tbsp Honey ‎
  • To prepare the filling: ‎
  • ‎300g Crumbled feta cheese ‎
  • ‎¼ cup Finely chopped parsley ‎
  • ‎2 tbsp Nigella seeds ‎
  • To decorate: ‎
  • ‎2 tbsp Nigella seeds ‎
  • ‎1 Beaten egg
INSTRUCTIONS:

To prepare the filling: ‎

Mix all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate. ‎

To prepare the dough: ‎

In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt. Leave ‎aside. ‎

In the Masterchef Gourmet stainless steel bowl, whisk together the milk, vegetable oil, honey and ‎‎yeast. ‎

Add the dry ingredients to the liquid ingredients and knead using the kneading hook ‎until the ‎dough is smooth – ‎about 6-8 minutes. You can add some flour if needed. ‎

Cover and leave aside for an hour to rise until doubled in size. ‎

Knead the dough with your hands for a minute and divide into equal-sized balls. ‎

Fill each ball with ½ teaspoon of the cheese mixture. Seal the dough by pulling ‎together the ‎sides. Repeat with the ‎rest of the dough until the quantities are finished. ‎

Arrange the balls close to each other in a baking pan brushed with oil, in order to form ‎a beehive. ‎Avoid leaving gaps ‎between the balls. ‎

When done, cover the pan and leave aside again to rise, around 40 minutes. ‎

Brush the balls with beaten egg and sprinkle with nigella seeds. ‎

Bake the beehive for 20-25 minutes until golden. ‎


TOFFEE CAKE WITH BANANA

FOR 8 PEOPLE

INGREDIENTS:
  • To prepare the cake:
  • All-purpose flour – 1 ¾ cups
  • Eggs – 2
  • Sugar – ¾ cup
  • Unsalted butter, melted – ½ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – ¼ teaspoon
  • Mashed bananas – 3
  • Lemon juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Vanilla extract – 1 ½ teaspoons
  • To prepare the toffee sauce:
  • Fresh cream – 1 ¼ cups
  • Brown sugar – ½ cup
  • Light corn syrup – ½ cup
  • Salt – A pinch
  • To garnish:
  • Whipped cream – 1 cup
INSTRUCTIONS:

Preheat the oven to 180°C and grease a loaf pan with a little butter.

To prepare the cake: in a bowl, combine the flour with the baking powder, baking soda and salt.

In the Masterchef Gourmet stainless steel bowl beat the butter with sugar using the beater on medium speed until the mixture is soft.

Add the eggs, bananas, lemon juice, vanilla extract and mix.

Reduce the speed and start adding the flour gradually until the mixture is well combined.

Pour the batter in the loaf pan and bake for 35 minutes.

Remove the cake from the oven and allow to cool.

To prepare the toffee sauce: in a saucepan, mix the cream with brown sugar, corn syrup and salt over high heat.

Mix the ingredients using a wooden spoon until the sugar dissolves.

Reduce heat to medium and let the sauce simmer for 15 minutes until thick.

Allow the sauce to cool then spread it on top of the cake. Garnish with whipped cream.