Basque Cake Recipe

Basque Cake Recipe
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Basque Cake is a delicious cream filled dessert. Learn how to make/prepare Basque Cake by following this easy recipe.
Basque Cake Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Difficult
Rating 8.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
Calories Per Serving 205
  • Pastry Cream Filling:
  • 1 1/8 cups Milk
  • 1/3 cup White Sugar
  • 1/3 cup White Sugar
  • 2 tbsp All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Cake Dough:
  • 1 1/8 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 1/8 cups White Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
How to make Basque Cake:
  • Take a saucepan and combine milk with 1/3 cup of white sugar.
  • Boil the milk, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugar.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Combine together 1/3 white sugar with 2 tbsp of flour in a small bowl.
  • Add 2 eggs and vanilla extract.
  • Pour ½ cup of hot milk to the egg mixture. Mix well.
  • Pour the egg mixture back to the saucepan containing the remaining hot milk.
  • Place the saucepan on the stock and boil it.
  • Cook on medium heat till the mixture turns thick and smooth.
  • Remove from heat and cool for 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  • Grease and flour a 9 inch springform pan.
  • Mix together flour and baking powder.
  • Combine together sugar and eggs. Beat till the mixture turns light and creamy.
  • Add the flour in three parts and mix gently to form dough.
  • Place half the dough in the greased pan and spread it to cover the entire bottom.
  • Pour the pastry filling on the dough.
  • Add the second half of the dough. Make sure that the filling is properly enclosed.
  • Bake the cake for 30 to 40 minutes till it turns golden brown.