Turkish moon


When I was a child my mum was making delicious crescent-moon cakes. I still remember the taste, but I have not got the recepie. So I tried to recreate that taste…

You need:

4 eggs
150g icing sugar
150g flour
150g butter or margarine
1½ tsp baking powder
2 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp rum essential oil

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Mix icing sugar with butter. Add one egg at a time and mix. Add the rest of items.

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Blend until smooth.

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Preheat the oven to 180°C, 356F. Bake the cake for 15 minutes.

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Items for icing:

150g icing sugar
2 tbsp rum
1 tbsp water

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Mix it all together.

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Cover the hot cake with icing.

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Cut out crescent-moons. I made mistake and cut it before icing set :)

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Not perfect but very tasty :) unfortunatelly not the same like my mother’s :(

Turkish moon by Konrad

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One Reply to “Turkish moon”

  1. yummy yummy yummy!!!! Next stop in Edin, you have to teach me how to make all this lovely recipes, martushka!!!!

    Merry Chistmas!!!!

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