Baldry's Grasmere is home to the famous Baldry's Tea Room and Baldry's Cottage, our luxury holiday accommodation. We hope you'll come visit us soon to experience our hospitality & home baked goodies.  On the blog you can learn more about both venues, as well as the goings on behind the scenes, guides to the local area and much more.

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October 24, 2017

Recipe of the Month!

We’re going to give everyone an insight into the makings of some of our famous edible creations! Recipe of the Month will give everyone the opportunity to make some of their own Baldrys goodness in the comfort of your own home.

Recipe of the Month!

So, heres something we’re going to try and do every month. We’re going to give everyone an insight into the makings of some of our famous edible creations! Recipe of the Month will give everyone the opportunity to make some of their own Baldrys goodness in the comfort of your own home.

pistacho and rosewater sponge recipe

Pistachio and Rosewater sponge – Recipe of the Month!

Sponge ingredients:

  • 12oz self raising flour
  • 12oz granulated sugar
  • 12oz salted butter
  • 4oz crushed pistachios
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 tblsp milk

 

Icing ingredients:

  • 6oz salted butter
  • 12oz icing sugar
  • few drops of culinary rosewater

 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Grease 2 cake tins, then line with baking parchment
  3. Measure your flour, sugar and butter into a large mixing bowl
  4. Crush the pistachios and add to the bowl of dry ingredients
  5. Add the 6 eggs to the bowl and mix together using an electric whisk
  6. Once all your ingredients are mixed together, add milk to get the mixture to a dropping consistency
  7. Divide the mixture equally between your 2 tins, then bake for 40 minutes
  8. To make your rosewater icing, add your icing sugar, butter and rosewater essence into a bowl and mix together
  9. Once the sponge is cooled, slice each sponge into two, to create a layered cake. Add the rosewater icing in-between each sponge, then decorate with 2oz crushed pistachios and dried rosebuds on top

 

We even got chance to put it on our Instagram page, have a look if your interested; https://www.instagram.com/baldrysgrasmere/?hl=en. We recommend enjoying the cake with either blue lady or rosebuds tea, we found they go perfect with one another! Good luck!

 

 

 

 

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