200 g flour
50 ml warm milk
125 g Melted butter
3 tsp of sugar
1 tsp of salt
20 g fresh yeast
a dash of orange flower water (optional)
Gateau Battu is a yeast cake rich in egg yolks, milk and butter. The cake is known to have a brown crust with a golden centre, and the texture of this delightful cake is super light.
It is a sweet flavored cake which can be eaten at the end of a meal, for breakfast, with the evening tea/coffee, or for gouter – the ritual snack time for French children that usually happens at about 4.30 pm each afternoon when the school is out.
There are many recipes available for this scrumptious cake, but we present to you the best recipe which is easy to make with the help of basic ingredients.
Gateau battu is packed with calcium and proteins which are significant nutrients for the healthy growth of our body.
The cake contains ingredients that can boost your mood and increases energy levels. This can be highly beneficial for those who are suffering from depression.
How to Make Gateau Battu
At one point in time, the cake was served at Easter or special occasions like weddings, baptisms, or communions.