British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles. However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world. Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome.
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat. In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.
Cream butter and sugar in a bowl with the help of a beater till fluffy.
Add vanilla essence and eggs and beat well.
Add refined flour and baking powder, mix well into a soft dough. Divide the dough into equal portions reserving some dough and refrigerate for sometime.
To make filling, take egg white in a bowl. Add castor sugar and beat well.
Add lemon juice and beat well. Add almond powder and beat again.
Line individual cupcake moulds with refrigerated dough portions making a cup, add little filling in the cups filling ¾. Seal the cups with portions of reserved dough covering from top and brush milk on top.
Place the cupcake moulds in the preheated oven and bake for 18-20 minutes or till golden.
Place cupcake moulds on as serving platter. Dust icing sugar on top and sprinkle almond slivers on top.
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