The secret to a soft and decadent cake is a sweet milk soak. Topped with a sweet milk cream makes this cake truly irresistible.

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Prep time 10 minutes
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Cook time 25 minutes

Ingredients

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For the milk soak:

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For the topping:

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Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Grease a round baking pan and set aside. 

Step 2

In a small bowl, add saffron threads followed by 2 tbsp hot water to bloom.

Step 3

In a large bowl add Ontario butter, sugar and whisk until creamy. Add eggs individually and whisk to combine. Follow with vanilla and whisk.
 

Step 4

Add flour, salt and baking powder. Whisk until fully incorporated.
 

Step 5

Once a batter forms, pour into the baking pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Once ready, let cool.
 

Step 6

Meanwhile, In a large bowl combine all the milk soak ingredients and set aside.

Step 7

In a large saucepan add all the topping ingredients together and bring to a boil. Whisk vigorously until it thickens and has a pudding-like consistency. Once ready, remove from heat and set aside.

Step 8

Once the cake has cooled, poke holes with a fork and pour milk to soak the cake evenly throughout the cake.

Step 9

Pour topping over cake, garnish with pistachios (optional) and serve.

 

 

Nutrition Facts :

Servings : 10
Amount per serving 
Calories            489
Total Fat 27.8g
Saturated Fat 16.8g
Cholesterol 143mg
Sodium 163mg
Total Carbohydrate          51.9g
Dietary Fiber 0.4g
Total Sugars 37.2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin D  30mcg
Calcium 281mg
Iron 1mg
Potassium 350mg

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