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My Nan Mac was the Queen of Sponge Cakes. This is her old-fashioned boiled mock cream recipe.

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Nan Mac's Mock Cream

An old-fashioned boiled mock cream recipe.
5 from 2 votes
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Calories: 2012kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 225 grams unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Instructions

  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Stir to dissolve while bringing to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Place in fridge and allow to cool.
  • Whip the butter in a stand mixer until a pale colour. Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  • Gradually add the cooled sugar mixture while continuing to whip the butter mixture.

Nutrition

Calories: 2012kcal | Carbohydrates: 101g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 183g | Saturated Fat: 116g | Cholesterol: 484mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 54mg | Sugar: 100g | Vitamin A: 5623IU | Calcium: 54mg

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