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Cherry Turnovers

Cherry Turnovers
Turnovers are buttery pastries with a sweet and tart filling. Cherry turnovers is a classic one that you will never get tired of eating.Imagine biting into layers upon layers of buttery goodness, with a sweet and tart fruit filling. This delectable fruit treat that is perfect tea time snack.You can sprinkle some sugar on the top or drizzle some glaze if you want it extra sweet. Cherry turnover is my personal favorite but you can use apples, strawberries or whatever your heart desires.

I made these turnovers last weekend.I brought a package of puff pasty sheet to make some spicy puffs that is so popular in Kerala. Indian bakery puffs is a spice version of  turnovers with meat,vegetable or egg filling.Some people have a sweet tooth, so blame mine for this sudden change of mind. But I am glad I tried this. I made the cherry filling  and mixed a little cornstarch. Berries have high water content, so adding starch will  help to thicken up the filling, so that it does not …

Victoria Sandwich

Victoria Sandwich
Today's recipe is my first post of 2018. Happy New Year to all my friends and readers. Wish you all a very happy and prosperous New Year!

Victoria Sandwich or the Victoria sponge is a very traditional cake .There is a nothing fashionable about recipe,it is a simple sandwich cake.But if you can make this basic sponge cake than you can make hundreds of adaptions and it is perfect for parties or picnics.These sandwiches are popular English teatime treats.Spongecake's are sliced and sandwiched with jam and topped with another layer of butter cream,vanilla cream or whipped cream and sprinkled with sugar .This tea time sandwich is named after Queen Victoria and reminds us of the era of tea parties and the practice of inviting friends to come over for tea in the afternoon.

This recipe calls for equal proportion of egg,butter, sugar and flour. The egg and baking powder gives it the light airy texture. The key to this recipe is to not over mix and over bake. I reduc…
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