Sabtu, 24 Agustus 2019
I imply obviously, right? Or in all likelihood you simply devour them all, one by one? I might do both, but you recognise I love any an all cakes…and this cornmeal cake is excessive on my list.
This cake is barely other from my common chocolate loaded ones, but I promise, it’s so delicious. A moist cornmeal cake with honey and recent strawberries, served barely warm with a drizzle of a tangy buttermilk glaze.
It is so good…we’ve been consuming all of the “test cakes” for lunch. YUM
So earlier than I dive into the information of this cake, I actually have barely tale for you guys concerning the actually cool of us behind Bob’s Red Mill.
Everyone, it’s time to meet Bob Moore! Bob has such a fab story, and one which I can relate to personally, so I thought it can be fun to share a few of his highlights with you all today.
As lots of you would in all likelihood know, I’ve labored with Bob’s Red Mill now for simply a couple of years. I whole-heartedly love their merchandise and their brand. Bob began the brand in 1978, and to this day, inspite of all in their growth, Bob has saved the actually sense of his trade extra like a mother and pop shop. At eighty-eight years antique Bob is nonetheless closely concerned within the everyday operations of his company. I discover this so inspiring as a younger trade girl. Like Bob, I began Half Baked Harvest now not basically resulting from my pastime for cooking, but to supply readers with recipes that they recognise will work first-rate and be delicious.
Some fun heritage on Bob
In 1978 Bob and his spouse Charlee stumbled throughout an deserted mill in Clackamas County, that reignited their mutual excitement for milling. They opened a one-of-a-kind trade which they named Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods.
In 1988, ten years after beginning Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, the brand headquarters and mill burned down in an arson fire. Even although Bob was 60 and left with nearly no coverage money, the Moores didn’t succumb to this heavy loss. They relocated and constructed an 80,000 sq. foot plant in Milwaukie, Oregon.
In 2003, for the company’s 25th anniversary, the Whole Grain Store and Visitor Center was opened.
On Bob’s 78th birthday in 2007, Bob moved his brand correct into a facility 4 occasions the recent size. He defined it simply due to the very fact the greatest day of his life (except for his marriage ceremony day) as it ensured a safe destiny for all his employees.
In 2008 Bob’s Red Mill debuted its new 320,000-square-foot international headquarters and Bob was named CEO of the Year in his class by the Portland Business Journal.
In 2010 Bob passed over possession of the brand to his workers in a stock-ownership program.
In 2013, Bob’s Red Mill expanded its production and distribution facilities, together with one other 125,000 sq. feet.
Fun Facts about Bob
His favourite product is their Scottish Oatmeal. He fell in love with Scotland on a go to many, decades ago and was fascinated by their creamy porridge. He visited a number of mills throughout his reside in Scotland and got here residence to create his Scottish Oatmeal, one among the basically stone ground, Scottish-style oatmeals reachable within the United States to this day. <–I LOVE the Scottish-style oats.
In 2016 he competed in, and won, the Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championships in Cambridge, Scotland. A proud day for Bob, the win reaffirmed that his oats are actually world-class
He has a factor for bolo ties and has fairly simply a couple of thrilling ones, together with one that’s a tiny millstone made out of the similar rock from the similar quarry the place their millstones come from in France.
He loves Model A’s and owns NULL – a closed upper named Clara, and a convertible named Gertie, equally from 1931 <–umm, cool!
He detests raisins <– I do too!! haha!
He is tremendous passionate about complete grains and the meals as medication challenge <–couldn’t love this more. I am vast believer that meals is medicine.
He adores beagles, but actually loves all dogs.
So all in all, Bob’s a lovely cool guy, and I actually sense commemorated to be sharing his company’s wonderful merchandise with you all. I recognise that Bob’s favourite product is the Scottish Oatmeal, but I’ve heard via the grapevine that he also loves cornmeal. Cornmeal is one among my favourite ingredients, and the reality that Bob loves it too actually impressed me to create this fun, new recipe.
This cake is that recipe!!
Typically cornmeal is utilized in a savory way, but I actually needed to appreciate this recipe. You guys all recognise I love blending flavors and textures, so this cake is proper up my ally.
The cake itself is a buttermilk primarily founded cake utilizing Bob’s Red Mill Medium Grind Cornmeal. The cornmeal provides a very good texture alongside with a barely candy cornbread sort flavor. Pairing this cake with strawberries is all issues delicious. Think of the flavors of a candy honey cornbread, with roasted strawberries, butter, and a drizzle of tangy candy buttermilk glaze.
It’s truthfully simply perfection.
I’m loving the thought of serving this cake up all summer time long. How ideal would it’s for an upcoming Memorial Day Picnic or Father’s Day brunch? Or if you’re like my mother and I, simply bake it up proper now and devour it for lunch. Yes, we did this, and yes, it was awesome.
This cake is competent to go, soar to end in simply about forty-five minutes. It’s fairly in all likelihood one among the least difficult truffles to make. Meaning that making it today, like proper now, is actually the basically factor that ought to be left in your Tuesday afternoon to-do list.
strawberry cornmeal cake with buttermilk glaze
This strawberry cake is a actual present stopper!
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons faded brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups Bobs Red Mill all-purpose flour
3/4 cup Bobs Red Mill Stone Ground Cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups recent strawberries, halved
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2-4 tablespoons buttermilk
1. Preheat the oven to 350 levels F. Grease one 10-12 inch solid iron skillet or cake pan.
2. In a giant blending bowl, beat collectively the butter, brown sugar, honey, buttermilk, lemon zest and vanilla till mixed about 5 minutes. Add the eggs, one at time, beating after every till incorporated. Add the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt and beat till combined. Fold within the strawberries.
3. Pour the batter into the willing pan.
4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or till the cake is golden and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Be cautious to now not over bake.
5. To make the glaze, whisk the powdered sugar and buttermilk collectively till combined.
6. Drizzle the glaze over the cake. Slice and serve barely warm.