This light, airy, fluffy cake drizzled with coffee mixture & topped with whipped cream and Croccan crystals, is a very well known cake back home in Amman. It’s one of the favourite cakes made in any gathering or parties. I usually use decaffeinated coffee just in-case we’ll have it in the evening or there’s anyone who can’t have caffeinated coffee. It’s a “Must-Try Cake”.
With Electric mixer, on medium-high, beat eggs+ vanilla till it becomes fluffy & light-yellow in colour, about 5 minutes. Gradually add sugar while beating. Add oil& continue beating.
Sift Flour+ Baking Powder+ salt. Add to egg mixture gradually while beating on low speed till just combined.
Pour batter into UN-GREASED tube-shape baking pan. Bake in 350F (180C) preheated oven for about 30-40 minutes or till a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Invert pan over a bottle or a jar, and leave it hanging as so till it cools completely, about 1 hour. (Don’t worry; cake won’t fall from the pan).
After cake is cool, run a knife around outer& inner edges of cake. Invert it over serving plate. Poke cake with wooden stick all over so it would absorb the sauce.
***Prepare Nescafe sauce: mix Nescafe+ water+ sugar and stir till dissolved. Pour mixture over cake. Cover and keep in fridge.
***Prepare Croccan: put sugar in a pan and melt over low-medium heat. When half the sugar has melted, add the Almonds and stir till all sugar is melted and almonds are toasted. Pour mixture on a baking tray & leave to cool. When it hardens, remove from tray, keep in a bag and crush it with a pestle.
***Prepare Whipping cream: using an electric mixer, on high speed, beat whipping cream+ icing sugar till it forms soft peaks, or whip a sachet of dream whip as directed on pack.
***To assemble: Spread whipped cream over cake as desired, sprinkle crushed Croccan on top. Cut and serve.
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Yes, that’s it Aubrey. We can use coffee to treat cellulite not by drinking it but through massages. You can mixed it up with olive oil and make circular massages or mixed it just with hot water and let it sit for about 10 minutes. I think this book will be very helpful for you “Natural health remedies just like our Grandmother’s” the health publishing company edition.
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