Friday, December 25, 2015
Gingerbread - Pain d'èpices (Christophe Michalak)
Gingerbread - Pain d'èpices
Recipe adapted from' Les desserts qui me font craquer' cookbook by Christophe Michalak ( Editions Plon )
150 g water
60 g sugar
150 g honey
A pinch of salt
3 g of 4-spices
1 zest of organic lemon
2 zest of organic lime
1 zest of organic orange
4 g ground anis
150 g flour
5 g baking powder
95 g butter
A pinch of baking soda
150 g orange marmalade
2 Tbsp Pearl sugar
1) In a saucepan , boil water , sugar , honey & salt . Add in 4-spices , ground anis , lemon zest, lime zest , orange zest . Stir well .
2) Add in butter & stir until the butter melted . Remove from heat & set aside & cover the saucepan let it to infuse for 20 mins . After 20 mins , drain honey spiced mixture .
3 ) Preheat oven to 180°C . Greased a loaf pan with butter or lined with parchment paper .
4) Sift flour with baking powder & baking soda in a large bowl . Mix in honey spiced liquid into flour mixture till well combined . Pour batter in prepared loaf pan & sprinkle pearl sugar over the top . Bake for 40 mins . Let to cool on wire rack .
It's a X'mas tradition in our family (especially my hubby ) & a must have homemade gingerbread to accompany Foie Gras with onion or fig confit . Homemade gingerbread is always the best as it stayed moist even for days .
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Publié par Kit @ i-lostinausten à l'adresse 2:53 PM