Japanese Cake Recipe ♡

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My blog Cultura Giusta turned One January 9th!! So I thought I would share a family cake recipe with everyone to celebrate… wooo yum yum

 

This is a traditional family recipe from my mom’s side so I guess you can say it is a little Japanese influenced. This cake is very light and not too sugary! It is delicious!!!

So keep reading if you would like the recipe!

Things you will need-

Eggs (4)

Flour (100g)

Sugar (120g) & (3 tbsp)

Vanilla Extract (1 tbsp)

Milk (1 tbsp)

Raspberry Jam (Around 3 tbsp)

Heavy Whipped Cream (8 oz)

First Step- Crack four eggs into a bowl, mix with 1/3  out of the 120g of sugar (do this three times until the sugar is finished). Mix until the eggs and sugar turns thick and into a  light yellow/almost white color.

Second Step- Pour 1tbsp of vanilla extract into the bowl.

Third Step- Pour flour into the same bowl using a sifter. Then mix with a silicone head spatula until all the flour is mixed in!

Fourth Step- pour into two pans round pans evenly. Set Oven 375 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for 10-15 minutes until the middle of the cake is dry.

Fifth Step- While you are waiting for the sponge of the cake to bake you can start preparing the whipped cream. Pour 8 oz of whipped cream in a bowl and 3 tbsp of sugar. Mix until the heavy whipped cream become fluffy and turns into whipped cream.

Sixth Step- Next when the Sponge of cake is ready take them out of them pan and spread whipped cream all over one of the sponges then in between spread the raspberry jam inside. We usually do not measure this part but we estimated it to be around 3tbsp… You can add however much you’d like!

Seventh Step- Stack the two sponge cakes together and whipped cream all over using a silicon head spatula! Sprinkle some fruits this time I decided to add blueberries only but you can also put strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, whatever you’d like!!

TA-DA and the cake is ready! Enjoy!

 

With so much love,

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My Daily Morning Juice Routine Recipe ♡

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I like to  make vegetable juices in the morning, its definitely a staple for a great morning 🙂 it boosts up my metabolism and gives me the nutrients and energy to start out my day!

  Soooooo I thought I’d share with you guys my recipe ❤

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2 handfuls of spinach

1 handful of kale

1/2 apple

Coconut Water (sometimes i like to substitute almond milk instead)

Sprinkle some chia seeds

If you’d like a thicker consistency you can add greek yogurt as well

(I used a vitamix but you can use any type of blender)

its soooo simple, filling, and yummy

it might taste really bitter (because I put more vegetables than fruits) but if you want a sweeter taste you can add more apples and fruits to your liking 🙂

Hope you enjoy it as much as I doooooooo 🙂

ps. I would love to try some recipes if anyone has any recommendations!

with so much love,

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Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe

Hello Everyone,

This morning my lovely mama shared with me her homemade Acai Bowl recipe. For those of you who do not know what an Acai Bowl is, it is a typical brazillian dish made from Acai palm fruit. Acai is pronounced (ah-sah-EE), the Acai fruit is filled with great antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fats. It is said that Acai benefits includes fat burning, slow aging, and also helps lower high cholesterol. (so its great for people who are wanting to eat healthy and wanting to lose weight). The Acai Bowl has so many benefits, and its so tasty as well I thought it would be great to share with you guys our homemade recipe, so here it is!

Things you will need:
Kiwi
Blueberries
Strawberries
Banana
Crushed Multi Grain Cereal
Raw Gluten Free Oats
Chia Seeds
Coconut Milk
Acai Juice

For those of you who do not know what Chia Seeds are, I have placed a photo below. 

Chia Seeds can be used for various foods & recipes, some of the benefits of the Chia Seeds are they contain omega 3 fatty acids, contains lots of calcium, contains protein, helps fight belly fat, and also helps to boost your metabolism. 

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we used the “original” flavor of the Acai Juice like the photo represented below

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ps. you can choose any type of fruit/fruits you’d like, these are just a few that we preferred for our Acai Bowl.

pss. I am not a cook or a recipe writer, and did not take exact measurements for everything,
but the key to good food is making it with love (right?! 😉 ) haha so please bare with me.

Step One: First begin by putting the chia seeds and oats in the bowl and pour the coconut milk in as well. I’m not sure what the measurements are but make sure that the coconut milk soaks the oats and chia seeds (don’t let the oats & chia seeds float lol). Depending on how much oats and chia seeds you put in, place the bowl in the microwave for about 2-3 minutes (basically leave in microwave until they look fully cooked).

Step Two: Take out the bowl from the microwave and let the bowl cool for another 2-3 minutes. During this time you can begin cutting your fruits. In this bowl we used 1 Strawberry, 1/2 Kiwi, 1/2 Banana, and a small handful of blueberries and crushed multi grain cereal.

Step Three: Stir the oats and chia seeds until you see that the substance of the oats and chia seeds have become thick.

Step Four: Pour the Acai Juice over the oats and Chia Seeds, If you are wanting to have a very
sweet Acai Bowl pour a lot in but if you are just wanting a hint of sweetness pour just a little
bit in. (So detailed & helpful ? haha) After you pour the Acai Juice, make sure you stir your bowl again.

Step Five: Place the toppings (your fruits & grains) however you like on top, and TADA you have finished making your Acai Bowl.

Step Six: Now you can enjoy your healthy, sweet, and tasty Acai Bowl 🙂

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There are so many ingredients you can add to your Acai Bowl, get creative with it and have fun making it your own

If you tried making this please send me pictures of what your Acai Bowl looked like, I would love to see them:)

With Love,

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