Thursday, February 25, 2010

brazo de mercedes


8 eggs, separate yolks from whites

16 oz condensed milk

1/2 tsp lemon extract

2 T unsalted butter

1 tsp cream of tartar

1 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

parchment paper

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. combine eggyolks and condensed milk in a double broiler.

3. cook until thick, stir constantly

4. add lemon extract and butter then set aside.

5. in a separate bowl, add cream of tartar to egg whites and beat to soft peaks.

6. gradually add sugar, continue beating.

7. stir in vanilla.

8. line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and butter. Spread meringue over the paper.

9. bake for about 10-15 minutes. make sure you watch closely as this could burn easily.

10. remove from oven and loosen paper lining.

11. while hot , spread filling evenky on top.

12. roll up jelly roll fashion and chill.

13. slice and serve.

NOTE: for presentation, you may dust with powdered sugar. It is also wise to invest in a good mixer. beats beating eggwhite manually....hehehehe

No comments:

Post a Comment