For 1 gâteau, you will need:
How long does it take? Time required for this recipe:
Preparation Resting Cooking Start to finish 1 hour 8 min. 1 hour 3 min. 40 min. 2 hours 51 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 - 30 min.
Stage 2 - 5 min.
Stage 3 - 5 min.
Start kneading and stop as soon as the dough is evenly mixed.
Stage 4 - 2 min.
Weigh the dough and divide into 2 unequal parts: 1/4 and 3/4.
Stage 5 - 7 min.
Roll out the smaller piece of dough between 2 sheets of
into a circle...
Stage 6 - 7 min.
...the size of your tin or mould.
Using 2 sheets of cooking parchment makes it easier to roll out the soft, fragile dough.
Stage 7 - 1 hour
Then roll out the larger piece of dough, again using 2 sheets of cooking parchment, into a circle
a little larger (by about 1 inch / 2 or 3 cm)
than your tin.
Lay both circles, still in their papers, on a
and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
Stage 8 - 3 min.
After this, the dough will be firmer and easier to handle.
Take the larger circle out of the fridge, carefully remove the paper and lay the dough in the tin. Preheat your oven at 360°F (180°C).
Stage 9 - 4 min.
Fill the case with the rum-flavoured custard and level the top.
Turn the edges of the dough in towards the centre.
Stage 11 - 2 min.
Take the remaining circle out of the fridge, carefully remove the paper and lay in the tin like a "lid" on top of the custard filling.
Stage 12 - 3 min. Glaze
the top of the cake.
Stage 13 - 3 min.
If you like, you can decorate the top by marking the dough with a fork. Use a bit of pressure, or the marks will disappear during cooking.
Stage 14 - 40 min.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Best eaten cold, the gâteau Basque will only improve if kept for a day or two.
For an even more pronounced rum flavour, add a tablespoonful to the bowl before mixing the dough.
Nutritional information% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
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