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Ingredients for 4

  • 2 floury potatoes (e.g. Rooster) (approximately 250g)
  • 3 eggs
  • 230g caster sugar
  • 1 teasp. vanilla extract
  • 125g butter
  • 1 tablesp. lime juice
  • 1 tablesp. of rum
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and quartered
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Cooking time: 85 MIN

Go for this original gluten-free dessert recipe with a base made of creamy mashed potato instead of flour. A delicately flavoured cake with a hint of lime and rum that will pleasantly surprise even the most demanding guests.

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 4, 180°C (350°F).
  2. Wash and dry the potatoes. Boil them in a pan of water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Drain, dry, peel and mash them to obtain mashed potatoes.
  4. Beat the eggs with the vanilla extract for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the butter cut into small pieces, the lime juice and rum. Then gently stir in the mashed potatoes.
  6. Stir the mixture to obtain a smooth paste.
  7. Add the peeled and quartered apples.
  8. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes. Check whether it is cooked with the tip of a knife which should come out dry.
  10. Turn out the cake and leave to cool before serving.

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