The black-red-gold fruit skewers dessert is not only for German soccer fans. It can be a nice German patriotic dessert for a party or BBQ.
These skewers are so easy to make. Just get the fruit, wash it and poke it on skewers. Ready!
For the red color: Strawberries For the black color: black berries for the gold color: mango, nectarines, peaches or apricots
Use long enough skewers to make them. Peel the nectarines if you use them; alternately poke the fruit on to the skewer, start with gold, then re, then black, alternate.
Black-red-gold cocktail is the nicest cocktail for German soccer fans. 2014 is the year of soccer and in some days Germany plays against USA. May the best team win! Happy Cocktail Mixing!
For the black layer
8cl red currant juice or blackberry juice For the red layer
4cl strawberry syrup
80 g strawberries For the gold layer
6 cl passion fruit juice
80 g mango fruit
puree mango and mix with vodka and passion fruit juice
puree strawberries and mix with vodka and syrup.
mix vodka with red currant juice
place all mixes in the fridge for about 3 hours.
then first pour gold mix into a long drink glass, then on top the red mix by using a tea spoon – pour the red mix over the spoon into the glass. finally add the dark layer very slowly over a teaspoon on top of the red layer. Source recipe and photo
Black Red Gold Cake This is a fruit cake with black berries, strawberries and gold kiwis or you can also use mandarins. The bottom of the cake has a thin layer of dark chocolate, so the cake won’t get soaked. This recipe shows you to make the cake from scratch. In Germany you can buy the cake base in every supermarket, not in the USA, at least not the ones that we love. Enjoy this cake while watching another 2014 world championship soccer game. Happy Baking!
Ingredients base cake (form 28 cm diameter, 1 cake)
6 tbsp flour
6 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp sunflower oil (no taste)
1/2 package baking powder
50 g dark chocolate
fresh fruit – black and strawberries, kiwis or mandarins from the ca
1,5 tbsp potato starch
250 ml water or juice
2-3 tbsp sugar (using water 3 tbsp, juice 2 tbsp)
- pre-heat oven to 350 F
- mix flour, sugar and baking powder in a bowl, add eggs and oil and mix well.
- fill dough into a greased or form and bake for 10-12 min on medium level. Let cool off for 10 min before taking it out of the form. Then let cool off completely on a baking grid.
- melt chocolate in double boiler and spread on bottom of cake very thin, let chocolate cool off so it gets firm.
- wash fruit, cut strawberries in half, peel kiwis and cut in slices and place it in the color sequence on the cake.
- for the glaze mix starch and sugar with some tbsp liquid; bring remaining liquid to a boil and add starch mix, let it simmer for 1-2 minutes. Should the glaze be too firm add some more water or juice.
- spread glaze over the cake and place cake in fridge until the glaze is firm.
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