Bhapa Sandesh is a variety of Bengali sweets recipe where chena or cottage cheese is mixed with rest of the ingredients and is steam cooked. When served chilled, it is also known as Ice Cream Sandesh due to its creamy and rich texture.
Make Chena using Cow's milk and vinegar. For more details, read the blogpost.
Take a jar of the blender, add chena, fresh cream, sugar and the milk soaking the saffron. Add a couple of threads of the soaked saffron as well.
Now, blend it to make a smooth batter.
Pre-heat the oven at 180C.
Pour the mix in ramekins or one single baking dish. Garnish the top using the leftover saffron threads. Cover the individual ramekins or the baking dish with an aluminium sheet.
Place it on top of another bigger and deep baking tray and pour boiling water in it so that the sandesh dish or ramekins are half submerged
Now, bake it for 35-40 minutes or till they are set.
Take them out and allow then to cool before serving. Or, chill them to serve them as Ice Cream Sandesh.
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