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Soft quinoa cake


The soft quinoa cake is a nice alternative to the classic savory cake, thus offering a different and subtle taste.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 2 onions
  • 80 g mesclun
  • 70 g of Merzer cheese
  • 20 g semi-salted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 10 cl of semi-skimmed milk
  • 25 g of cornstarch
  • 1⁄2 sachet of yeast
  • 1⁄2 tsp. teaspoon of turmeric
  • 10 cl of liquid cream
  • 300 g of quinoa cooked
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Soft quinoa cake recipe

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).

  • Peel and mince the onions.
  • Wash and wring out the mesclun.
  • Crust and grate the cheese.

In a pan,

  • Melt the butter and cook the chopped onions without coloring.
  • In a bowl, combine the milk, cornstarch and yeast.
  • In a bowl, beat the eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Add the milk / starch / yeast mixture. Mix well.
  • Then add the turmeric and the cream, mix again.
  • Add the cooked quinoa, mixed greens and grated cheese. Adjust seasoning.

Pour into a non-stick cake tin. Bake for 45 minutes.

Serve as a starter, accompanied by a lettuce.

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Quinoa
An excellent alternative to cereals, quinoa is suitable for both sweet and savory preparations. Like rice, pasta or semolina, it goes well with many vegetables to accompany meats. As a starter or for a picnic, it lends itself readily to the preparation of mixed salads. Added in a soup, a quiche, an omelet, it gives consistency and brings a slight nutty taste. For the sweet, its flour replacing wheat flour, we can use it for the preparation of cakes, pancakes ..., and make porridge with its flakes.

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