How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350F,grease a 20cm loose bottom cake pan with butter,line with parchement paper and grease the paper.
  • Beat egg yolks and sugar together until very light. Add water. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add to batter. Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold into batter. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake. Cool completely and invert onto cake platter.Slice cake in half and return one half into the cake pan after being washed.
  • Cantaloupe cream:
  • 1-Chop up 1/4-1/2 a cantaloupe and puree in a food processor. 1/2 a smallish cantaloupe will make around 1.5-2 cups.
  • 2-Combine the sugar and flour in a saucepan; add eggs, mixing well. Stir in the cantaloupe puree. Turn heat on to medium and cook, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and butter. Set aside to cool, and chill once cooled for 3 hours.
  • 3-Take out from fridge,give it a stirr and pour over the first cake slice prepared in the loose bottom cake pan,cover with the second cake slice.
  • 4-Whisk the liquid cream with the powder sugar untill stiff peaks and spread it over the top of the cake evenly using a spatula.Using a strait sharp knife,make 4 paralall decorative stripes .Chill

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    " It was excellent "
    ayah1a ate it and said...
    it taste really good
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    " It was excellent "
    hooksc ate it and said...
    Excellent recipe, perfect as cantalopes are just starting to get to the farmers market. They are very sweet this tear. I also use the cream to fill mini-bundt cakes and hollow cakes I bake. They sell quite well on hot days!!!
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  • sunflower48386 5 years ago
    I'm drooling............
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  • tannzzi 5 years ago
    WOW, this sounds Absolutely Delicious!! I love Cantelope, I will wait until Summer when its in season to make it, but I will without a doubt make sure I do try it!!! Thanks so much for posting such a Unique Recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    who the heck keeps rating this lower than a five i cant believe it im sorry all of these are 10's plus ..........i love this one ahmed thank you

    hugs mini
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    mmm..sounds so fresh and light!
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  • dmajor 5 years ago
    sounds yummy!
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  • dragonflylady13 5 years ago
    How did I miss this one? This sounds wonderful.
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  • 13bdaly101 5 years ago
    awsome recipe
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  • falafel_fanatic 5 years ago
    Wow, what an interesting way to try cantaloupe. I must try this....
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    " It was good "
    samboli ate it and said...
    i think i am going to fnally try this out tomorrow. but i have a few questions...☺
    for the canteloup cream, once its cooled, what consistency is it at and also when it is cooking. and its in a springform pan right?
    by the way can i use honeydew instead?
    THX!
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    " It was excellent "
    annieamie ate it and said...
    You've done it again! Another winner of a recipe! How unique to use cantelope in a dessert recipe. Ahmed this sounds so light and refreshing. Another perfect dessert for the spring and summer months! Thank you!
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    sounds very refreshing! Great post! Jett
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    " It was good "
    samboli ate it and said...
    that looks so good and refreshing. im going to try it out soon
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  • greekgirrrl 6 years ago
    Fantastic!
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  • chefmal 6 years ago
    Dammit, if only I had a food processor!!
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  • chef2 6 years ago
    Lovely idea
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    " It was excellent "
    chriesi ate it and said...
    This sounds great. It is a fantastic recepie, I am a big fan of canteloupes.
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  • cakelady 6 years ago
    This looks great. Do you think you could come up with a pistachio cream cake? I have tried....haven't figured it out yet....
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    " It was excellent "
    chezzane ate it and said...
    wounderfully delicious..yummmy!!!
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