Leek Pie

Name, Surname:
Sandra Daley; 68 British

I’ve always liked baking, and my family like cakes.

Difficulty Level
Difficulty Level II

Time
How much does it take to prepare it?
10 min

How much does it take to cook it?
15 min

Cooking utensils What are the necessary tools for cooking the dish?
Scales, mixing bowl, electric whisk, 2 8” sandwich tins.

People For how many people?
6 - 8 people

Ingredients List of ingredients with quantity.
175grms Stork vegetable spread (any make minimum 70% fat)
175grms golden caster sugar
200grms self-raising flour
1 tsp baking powder
3 eggs
2 tbls milk
Finely grated zest of 2 lemons
Butter icing
Lemon Curd

Steps
Heat oven to 180 (fan 170/350F/gas 4)

Cut 2 baking parchment circles. grease and line with circles 2 20cm (8”) sandwich tins.
Put spread, sugar, zest, flour, baking powder, milk, eggs in a mixing bowl, using a mixer on low Speed beat for 1 – 2 minutes until smooth.
Divide mixture equally between prepared tins and level top.
Bake for 25miniues until cakes are well risen and golden. Rest for 2 minutes then remove from tins, peel off lining paper and cool on wire rack.

Butter Icing:
40g butter, 8 tbls icing sugar, lemon juice mix together butter and icing sugar with a fork to stiff paste, add a little lemon juice at a time mixing until softer and paler.
Spread lemon curd on one layer and butter icing on the other, sandwich together with lemon curd on the bottom. Dust with icing sugar.

Seasonal tips and secrets Which season is the best time for having the dish? Why?
Any but it’s nice in Spring/summer.

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