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Cake Triffle (Bolo Pave)

Filed under :Brazilian Recipes, Desserts

If you know me, you know that I love to bake and decorate cakes.¬† Because of this hobby I usually am left with odd pieces of cakes.¬† Most of the time I end up making cake balls with these pieces, but this time¬†I wanted to try something different.¬† Since my mom doesn’t understand English, I feel safe saying this.¬† Once, a long long time ago, she made a beautiful cake.¬† As she was moving it from the kitchen table to the fridge, the cake just collapsed.¬† It was a mess.¬† She took all the pieces and just threw everything inside of a¬†Tupperware¬†container.¬† This was the BEST cake she ever made. It¬†had no shape or form, but it was delicious.¬†I made this dessert inspired by this memory.¬† We will never forget that cake mom.

You will need:

Left over cake pieces (for this particular one I had chocolate cake and yellow cake -cuts from the top )

For the cream:

1 can sweetened condensed milk

same measure of milk

100 ml of coconut milk (if you don’t like coconut milk, just substitute this with milk)

2 egg yolks

1 T corn startch (dissolved in a little bit of water)

In a sauce pan (medium high heat), add sweetened condensed milk, milk, coconut milk and yolks.  Mix it until bubbly. Then add the dissolved corn starch. Cook until this mixture thickens up.

Divide this into two.  In on the the creams add a hand full of chocolate chips, while cream still warm, mix it to melt.

In a container, layer the creams and cakes like this: white cream, chocolate cake pieces, chocolate cream and white cake pieces. Refrigerate while you make the top.

For the top cream:

2 egg whites

4 T sugar

1 can of table cream

In a mixer, beat the whites until fluffy adding the sugar slowly.  When you have soft to hard peaks, mix in gently the table cream.

Add this to the top of reserved dessert.  Refrigerate.  You can decorate the top with chocolate or fresh fruits.

I also found out that this is really good if you freeze it for a couple of hours before serving it.  I put mine in the freezer overnight, then took it out about 1 hour before serving. It was nice, cold and delicious! Enjoy!


Cake for Dinner?

Filed under :Beef, Brazilian Recipes

Cake for dinner? I wish, but not today. A classic April Fool’s Day, meatloaf cake.

For the meat loaf recipe click here: Brazilian Meat Loaf

For the cake. I used an 8 inch cake pan. Arranged 2 pieces of bacon around it. Lining the bottom and sides of pan. Then pressed some of the ground beef (like a big hamburger patty) on the bottom and a thin layer to the sides.

Added the filling: ham, cheese, boiled egg and carrots.

Covered with another layer of ground beef (thin)

2nd Filling: Salami and Cheese

Another layer of ground beef

Filling: Ham, cheese, boiled egg and carrots

Finally the last layer of ground beef.

Bake at 375 for about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. When done I “frosted” it with mashed potatoes ūüėÄ

It was a fun dinner!