Jane Austen moment in Persuasion
Anne was to leave them on the morrow, an event which they all dreaded. "What should they do without her? They were wretched comforters for one another." And so much was said in this way, that Anne thought she could not do better than impart among them the general inclination to which she was privy, and persuaded them all to go to Lyme at once. She had little difficulty; it was soon determined that they would go; go to-morrow, fix themselves at the inn, or get into lodgings, as it suited, and there remain till dear Louisa could be moved. They must be taking off some trouble from the good people she was with; they might at least relieve Mrs Harville from the care of her own children; and in short, they were so happy in the decision, that Anne was delighted with what she had done, and felt that she could not spend her last morning at Uppercross better than in assisting their preparations, and sending them off at an early hour, though her being left to the solitary range of the house was the consequence combatant against the common colda potent combatant against the common cold, are a rich source of is betaine; betaine is vital to good cardiovascular healthreduce high blood pressure,
Beetroot & Walnut Cake
Inspired from Afeitar
150g beetroot, grated
200 ml walnut oil
200g caster sugar
3 eggs , separated
3 Tbsp of milk
110g roasted walnut, chopped
200g all purpose flour
2 Tsp baking powder
½ Tsp each ground ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg
20 cm springform cake pan
For vanilla frosting:
400g cream cheese
150g icing sugar
180g unsalted butter
1 Tsp vanilla extract
1) Preheat oven to 170°C & greased cake pan . Combine 1 teaspoon of grated beetroot & 2 tablespoons boiling water in a bowl & set aside . ( for coloring the frosting) .
2) Beat sugar with oil & gradually add in eggs yolks & milk . Add in grated beetroot & walnuts . Stir till well combined.
4) Beat egg white till stiff peaks & gradually fold in cake mixture . Pour batter in greased cake pan & bake for 40 minutes . Let to cool .
5) For vanilla frosting: Whisk butter & icing sugar. Add in cream cheese , vanilla extract & beetroot coloring till fully combined . Spread half of the frosting over cake & chilled it for 1 hour coz this cake is quite crumbly . Frost another layer of icing & serve .
I'm submitting this post to Tea Time Treats event hosted this month by Karen of Lavender & Lovage & co-hosted with Kate of What Kate Baked . Tea Time Treats is celebrating it's 1st year birthday, so this is my cake to celebrate this lovely occasion! Happy 1st Birthday Tea Time Treats. :)