"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy > Cakes & Cupcakes
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 12-01-2004, 07:26 PM   #1
Senior Cook
 
honeybee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Winter Park, FL
Posts: 188
menu with tres leche cake

I'm going to make some tres leche cake. Any ideas for a soup to go with it?

__________________

__________________
honeybee
honeybee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2004, 07:35 PM   #2
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 843
Re: menu with tres leche cake

Quote:
Originally Posted by honeybee
I'm going to make some tres leche cake. Any ideas for a soup to go with it?
I don't even know what a tres leche cake is!
__________________

__________________
Psiguyy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2004, 07:41 PM   #3
Executive Chef
 
marmalady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,SouthCarolina
Posts: 2,642
Well, I'd certainly stay with the Mexican/Latin theme - How about a chicken tortilla soup?

CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP

1 cup onion chopped
½ cup celery, chopped
2T garlic, minced
2 jalapeno peppers, minced
2T canola oil
2cups diced tomato
3 cups chicken broth
1T ground cumin
1tsp. ground cloves
1T chile powder
1T salt
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1cup jack cheese grated
1 diced avocado
1 stale corn tortilla
2 corn tortillas,julienned and deep fried
1 ½ pounds chicken breasts, cooked and cubed

Saute onion, celery,garlic,and jalapeno for 3 minutes in oil in a large pot. Add tortillas, tomatoes, stock, and spices, and bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 30-45 minutes; remove from heat and add cilantro. Blend in batches.
Put soup in a clean pot and keep warm til ready to serve. To serve, put chicken pieces in a bowl, ladle soup over chicken; top with avocado, cheese, and tortilla strips.

And for PSIGuy, Tres Leche ('Three Milk ) Cake is a scrumptious Mexican cake -

Tres Leche Cake
Tres Leche Cake (THREE MILKS CAKE)


1 1/2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
5 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
11/3 cups of milk
1 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon light rum
1 cup heavy cream.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together the cake flour and baking powder. In a large mixing bowl, cream the 1 cup sugar and the butter with an electric mixer until well blended. Add the eggs and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and beat until foamy. With a rubber spatula, gently fold in the flour mixture in increments, alternating with 1/3 cup milk, until the batter is smooth.
Pour cake batter into a lightly greased cake pan or baking dish, 7 by 11 by 2 inches, and bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean and the top springs back when pressed. Allow cake to cool in the pan on a wire rack for 20 minutes, then invert onto a serving platter. Pierce the cake with a fork in many places, and allow it to cool completely.
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the condensed milk, evaporated milk, 1 cup milk and rum until well blended. Pour syrup evenly over the cake a little at a time, until it is saturated; you may not need the entire amount. Refrigerate, covered in plastic wrap, for at least 3 hours.
In a large mixing bowl with an electric mixer, whisk the heavy cream until it begins to thicken. Add 1 teaspoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, and continue whisking until stiff peaks form. Using a spatula, spread the cream over the top and sides of the cake. Serve, cut into squares.
__________________
marmalady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-01-2004, 09:47 PM   #4
Senior Cook
 
kansasgirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 469
This recipe came to mind - it is a wonderful easy soup.

Seafood Posole
1 tb Olive oil
1/2 Onion, diced
3 cloves Garlic, finely minced
1 tb Unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tb Cumin
2 Jalapeno peppers, seeded, diced
2 c Fish stock
OR
2 c Chicken stock/broth
1 can Diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can Posole (hominy), undrained
10 oz Fish fillets, cut into chunks (use firm white fish like tilapia, sea bass, cod, halibut, snapper, etc)
24 Medium shrimp, cleaned
8 Clams, cleaned
8 Mussels, cleaned
1 c Fresh or frozen corn kernels
Sprigs of cilantro
Sour cream

1.Combine olive oil, and garlic in large pan, and cook 2 minutes over medium heat. Add cocoa, cumin, and jalapenos, and cook another minute.
2.Add fish/chicken stock and bring to boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 25 minutes.
3.To the broth, add undrained tomatoes and undrained posole (hominy). Cook over medium heat 10 minutes.
4.Add all the seafood and corn. Cover, and cook just until fish is cooked through, shrimp is pink, and all shells are opened, about 7-10 minutes. Do not overcook the seafood. Discard any shells that have not opened. When ready to serve, pour stew into large tureen. Garnish with cilantro and sour cream.
__________________
Be determined to live life with flair and laughter!
kansasgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
menu with Tres Leche Cake honeybee International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 2 12-03-2004 09:24 PM
Cream Cheese Cake Icing, and other good things. Chief Longwind Of The North Cakes & Cupcakes 4 10-08-2004 10:03 PM
Pumpkin Roll Cake W/Toffee Cream Filling and Caramel Sauce Filus59602 Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 0 10-21-2002 01:22 PM
7 Microwave Cake Recipes Filus59602 Cakes & Cupcakes 0 10-18-2002 02:42 PM


» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:12 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.