Thursday, March 24, 2011
The dough did not mix well in my stand-mixer, I'm know told that it is expected you will be using a hand mixer to help push the down down as it tends to try to "escape". I ended up kneading it by hand and it was fine. Here is the dough after the first rising, then with the topping added and the then risen again and baked.
It was difficult to split the cake lengthwise so it could be filled with the custard. I ended up cutting into 8ths and then splitting those pieces, filling them and reassembling the pieces. I think the cake should have been a little thicker, this was very thin, like a cookie sheet cake only uneven due to the rising process. Where the sugary topping pooled it didn't rise as much adding to the difficulty.