Jane Austen Moment in Persuasion
She only attempted to say, "How do you do? Will you not sit down? The others will be here presently."
Captain Wentworth, however, came from his window, apparently not ill-disposed for conversation; but Charles Hayter soon put an end to his attempts by seating himself near the table, and taking up the newspaper; and Captain Wentworth returned to his window.
Apricot & Pistachio Tray Bake Cheesecake
For cake base:
175g margarine ( room temperature)
1 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp milk
Cottage cheese filling:
150g magarine ( room temperature)
10g vanilla sugar
750g cottage cheese
500g apricots cut in half
50g chopped pistachio
3 tbsp apricot jam
1) For the cake base: Preheat oven to 180°C & grease a square cake pan.
2) Beat margarine & sugar till combined . Add in cornstarch, baking powder, salt & milk. Beat for 2 minutes till well combined. Pour batter in greased baking pan & spread evenly. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes till golden brown. Let to cool.
3) For cottage cheese filling: Beat margarine , sugar vanilla sugar, eggs, cottage cheese & cornstarch till well combined. Spread cream filling on top of cake & smooth with spatula. Place cut apricot on the cream filling & bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Leave to cool.
4) Mix apricot jam & 1 tbsp of water & spread it on top of the cheesecake. Fill chopped pistachio on apricots.
I'm submitting this post to Tea Time Treats challenge hosted this month by Karen of Lavender & Lovage & co-hosted with Kate of What Kate Baked. This month's theme is Cake Stall Cakes & Bakes.