California Raisin & Yoghurt Griddle Cake with California Raisin Coriander Custard

AuthorCalifornia Raisins
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Kenny Kong | President, Singapore Pastry Alliance
This is a unique dessert that combines the wholesome appeal of griddle cakes and vegetables with naturally sweet California Raisins. The California Raisin-infused herb oil adds a special touch.

California Raisin & Yoghurt Griddle Cake with California Raisin Coriander Custard
Yields4 Servings
CALIFORNIA RAISIN & YOGHURT GRIDDLE CAKE
 40 g California Natural Raisins
 50 ml yoghurt
 50 ml milk
 24 g egg yolk
 38 g cake flour, sifted
 1 g baking powder
 1 g salt
 15 g egg white
 4 ml raw honey
 14 ml olive oil
CALIFORNIA RAISIN CORIANDER CUSTARD
 60 g California Golden Raisins
 75 ml milk
 25 ml cream
 10 g egg yolk
 4 g corn flour
 10 pcs coriander leaves, chopped
 zest of 1 lemon
CALIFORNIA RAISIN, HERB & GRAPESEED OIL INFUSION (Prepare 4 weeks ahead)
 10 g California Golden Raisins, kept dry (do not wash)
 10 g California Natural Raisins, kept dry (do not wash)
 3 g California Natural Raisins, kept dry (do not wash)
 ½ pod vanilla bean, split
 60 ml grapeseed oil
GARNISH
 Icing sugar, for dusting
 Cherry tomatoes
CALIFORNIA RAISIN & YOGHURT GRIDDLE CAKE
1

Mix yoghurt, milk and egg yolk well, then stir flour into it. Add baking powder and salt, and mix well together.

2

Beat egg whites with honey to soft peaks and fold gently into the batter.

3

Drop spoonfuls of batter onto a heated pan that is lightly coated with olive oil.

4

Sprinkle some California Raisins over the batter in the pan and cook until griddle cakes turn golden brown on both sides.

CALIFORNIA RAISIN CORIANDER CUSTARD
5

Infuse the California Raisins with cold milk and cream for two days. Bring the milk, cream and California Raisins to a boil.

6

Gently pour the boiling mixture over the egg yolk and corn flour, and re-heat to 82°C.

7

Mix with a handheld blender to an emulsion, then add lemon zest and chopped coriander leaves. Keep chilled until ready to serve.

CALIFORNIA RAISIN, HERB & GRAPESEED OIL INFUSION
8

Fill the jar about half-full with the rosemary, vanilla bean pod and California Raisins, and cover completely with grapeseed oil. Gently stir the mixture, making sure that the herbs and California Raisins are well covered with oil.

9

Cover the jar with a sm