These creamy milky vanilla bars are the perfect combination of milk, eggs and a few other ingredients. Super easy to make, just mix the ingredients and that’s it. Okay not this simple, so don’t skip the recipe on the bottom of the page 😉
Have you heard about the Hungarian dessert called floating island (madártej)? It also contains eggs and milk, on the yellow curd clouds made of egg whites are floating. This dessert is the solid version of the floating island, just tastier and easier to prepare it. It looks like it’s made of 2 layers, but no. First, my mom baked it and I had to asked her why hasn’t she placed the curd on top? She was laughing and said that this is only one batter, which will be separated during the baking. Aaaaa… so you have to make only one layer and your oven will do the rest 😉 Super!
You can break the yellow curd by adding some fruits. It’s very tasty with strawberries, click here for the recipe. Though be careful with the watery fruits, once I put raspberries and the consistency wasn’t that perfect.
Tips and tricks before starting
All of the dairy ingredients should be at room temperature, so make sure to take them out from the fridge 1-2 hours before starting. This way the diaries combine better, become smoother and will help to get the perfect texture and taste.
I use a Bosch kitchen machine for beating everything because I have to work less this way. The mixing is also working well manually 🙂 I know because I didn’t always have the kitchen machine.
If you’re also a kitchen machine fan, use the lowest speed, when adding the milk to the batter.
Preparation time: 20 min
Baking time: 45 min
Ingredients (for a 38×22 cm baking dish):
- 8 eggs, separated
- 250 g (1,5 cups) powdered sugar + 1-2 tablespoons for dusting
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 250 g (~1 cup) butter
- 250 g (1,5 cups) plain flour
- 7,5 dl (3 cups) milk
How to make the delicious milky vanilla bars?
Preheat the oven to 160°C (320°F). Lightly butter a 38×22 cm (or similar size) baking dish. Set it aside.
Melt the butter in a pan and set aside.
Separate the 8 eggs.
Mix the 8 egg yolks with the sugar and vanilla extract, beat them until the mixture is fluffy.
Add the melted butter to the mixture. When it’s evenly incorporated, slowly add the flour and the milk in 3 parts and wait until it’s fully combined.
Beat up the egg whites in another bowl and mix to the batter carefully.
Pour the batter into the baking dish and bake for 45 minutes, until the top is golden brown.
Remove from the oven and leave it to cool down and keep it in the pan for a few hours. Dust the top with powdered sugar.
Bake the creamy milky vanilla bars and let me know your opinion. In case you post it on social media, don’t forget to use my hashtag: #alizswonderland.
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