Simple syrup for cakes
Will any dessert ever be complete without the use of sugar syrup? use good quality sugar, and keep skimming the syrup to remove all the impurities. Sugar syrup is one of the most important ingredients in cake making and hence its quality speaks for the quality of the cake. If sugar syrup is used, the sponge becomes moist and tasty to eat, else it becomes dry and unappetising!
3 cups strawberries washed with stems removed, divided 1 cup sugar 1 cup water INSTRUCTIONS Strawberry Puree Blend two cups of strawberries until a puree is formed. Dice remaining strawberries. Set aside Heat water, sugar, strawberry puree together to a boil. When water is at a boil, add diced strawberries, and simmer until the strawberries are very soft. Take through a sieve. Store in refrigerator. Note: Reduce down to very thick if you want to use for frosting or cake.