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Blast from the past – Singing in the rain

Hello my dear readers,

It is cappuccino time for us and let me start with this video that will make you smile.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrqOMU1nE7R/

So, keep smiling and keep baking.

5 star cookies is bringing you the best recipe from the past or I like to call it….

BLAST FROM THE PAST

Our favorite food blog, 5 star cookies started in 2015…So let’s review…

DECEMBER 2015 – Mini Pavlova Check the link below

https://www.5starcookies.com/2015/12/06/mini-pavlova/

Mini Pavlova from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2016 – Coffee Cupcakes or I am your president…you spoiled snowflake

https://www.5starcookies.com/2016/12/24/coffee-cupcakes-president-spoiled-snowflake/

Coffee Cupcakes from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Havana Torte

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/03/havana-torte-love-life-blast-past/

Havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Tiramisu

If you can’t travel to Italy you can always check this recipe…Yes, I know life is not fair.

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/18/tiramisu-pick-lift/

tiramisu from the best food blog 5starcookies
tiramisu from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Shmoo Torte – a gooey torte with a mysterious past

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/23/shmoo-torte-gooey-torte-mysterious-past-winnipeg/

shmoo torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Enjoy
Shmoo Torte from the best food blog 5starcookies – Enjoy and share

December 2017 – Cranberry Ferrero Mini Chocolate Cake

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/28/cranberry-ferrero-mini-chocolate-cake/

Cranberry Ferrero Rocher Mini Cake from 5starcookies-ENOY this amazing cake
Cranberry Mini Ferrero Chocolate Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies

December 2017 – Denver Sandwich Italian Way

This is one of my favorite recipe and it can be yours, too. Just check the link below.

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/31/denver-sandwich-italian-way/

Denver Italiian Sandwich from 5starcookies
Denver Itailian Sandwich from 5starcookies

December 2017 – Chocolate Coffee Bombs

https://www.5starcookies.com/2017/12/27/chocolate-coffee-bombs/

Coffee Chocolate Bombs from the best food blog 5starcookie
Coffee Chocolate Bombs from the best food blog 5starcookie

hDecember 2018 – Andes A+ Brownies – Add Magic to your Life

https://www.5starcookies.com/2018/12/08/andes-a-brownies-add-magic-to-your-life/


Andes A+ Brownies – Add Magic to your Life

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” 

So, dear my readers live your life “FORWARDS” but you can bake “BACKWARDS” ….JUST CHECK THIS POST.

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and the best food blog, https://www.5starcookies.com

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Havana Torte, Love and Life or Blast From the Past

havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies
havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies

Hello my dear readers,

This post is about a very special love from my past. And the name is…

HAVANA TORTE!

If you never heard about this torte, please keep reading.

It is a very special and unique torte and you will love it.

So,let’s not waste our time, let’s start our baking show.

3-2-1 Havana Torte starts right now.

INGREDIENTS

3 eggs

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup flour

Filling:

4 cups milk (1L)

1 1/2 cups sugar

4 pouches gelatine (small bags – 7gr each or 28 gr for 4)

2 cups whip cream

Candied Hazelnuts

1 1/2 cup blanched hazelnuts (toasted)

1 1/8 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Line 9 inch cake pan with parchment paper.

Using a bowl of a stand mixer beat 3 eggs for a minute. Add 1/2 cup sugar and beat for about 8 minutes on high speed. (use whisk attachment)

Sift 1/2 cup flour and add to eggs mixture.

Important: Do not use mixer at this point. Use a spatula to mix flour into eggs mixture.

Be sure that no streaks of flour remain.

Bake at 350 F for about 17 to 20 minutes.

Cool it.

Make filling

Boil 4 cups of milk and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Set aside for 2 minutes or until you make gelatine.

4 pouches of gelatine and 1/2 cup boiling water mix until gelatine completely dissolved.

Add gelatine to milk /sugar mixture and keep mixing together on medium heat for about 5 minutes.

The mixture will set. Cool it.

IMPORTANT: You don’t want milk to boil, so be careful!

Whip  2 cups of whip cream.

Add whipped cream to cool gelating mixture.

Mix everything together.

Candied Hazelnuts

Heat sugar and water over high heat, swirling, until sugar dissolves.

Bring to a simmer and cook until medium amber.

Add hazelnuts and stir.

Pour mixture onto a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Be sure to separate hazelnuts.

Let cool.

Havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies-Hazelnuts
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Hazelnuts

Break apart and put in bowl of a food processor.

Pulse for a few seconds until you get a fine ground.

havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Hazelnuts
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies-Hazelnuts

Assembly

Yellow Cake + Half Filling + 3/4 cup groundHazelnut Mixture+Second part of filling+Hazelnut Mixture

Optional:You can top with whipping cream.

Refrigerate over night.

Havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies

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Havana Torte, Love and Life or Blast From the Past

Havana Torte, Love and Life or Blast From the Past

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Special and unique recipe that you must try.

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • ....................................................
  • Filling:
  • 4 cups milk (1L)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 pouches gelatine (small bags - 7gr each or 28 gr for 4)
  • 2 cups whip cream
  • .........................................................................................
  • Candied Hazelnuts
  • 1 1/2 cup blanched hazelnuts (toasted)
  • 1 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Line 9 inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  3. Using a bowl of a stand mixer beat 3 eggs for a minute. Add 1/2 cup sugar and beat for about 8 minutes on high speed. (use whisk attachment)
  4. Sift 1/2 cup flour and add to eggs mixture.
  5. Important: Do not use mixer at this point. Use a spatula to mix flour into eggs mixture.
  6. Be sure that no streaks of flour remain.
  7. Bake at 350 F for about 17 to 20 minutes.
  8. Cool it.
  9. Make filling
  10. Boil 4 cups of milk and 1 1/2 cups sugar. Set aside for 2 minutes or until you make gelatine.
  11. pouches of gelatine and 1/2 cup boiling water mix until gelatine completely dissolved.
  12. Add gelatine to milk /sugar mixture and keep mixing together on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  13. The mixture will set. Cool it.
  14. IMPORTANT: You don't want milk to boil, so be careful!
  15. Whip  2 cups of whip cream.
  16. Add whipped cream to cool gelating mixture.
  17. Mix everything together.
  18. Candied Hazelnuts
  19. Heat sugar and water over high heat, swirling, until sugar dissolves.
  20. Bring to a simmer and cook until medium amber.
  21. Add hazelnuts and stir.
  22. Pour mixture onto a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  23. Be sure to separate hazelnuts.
  24. Let cool.
  25. Break apart and put in bowl of a food processor.
  26. Pulse for a few seconds until you get a fine ground.
  27. Assembly
  28. Yellow Cake + Half Filling + 3/4 cup groundHazelnut Mixture+Second part of filling+Hazelnut Mixture
  29. Optional:You can top with whipping cream.
  30. Refrigerate over night.
  31. Enjoy.

Enjoy!

havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies
havana torte from the best food blog 5starcookies

Take a close look…

havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies -take a close look
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies -take a close look

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havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies -Enoy
havana torta from the best food blog 5starcookies -Enoy

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Opera Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies
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