Liam Charles showcased his Caribbean game controller patties stuffed with spiced vegetables and a coconut and lime jerk dipping sauce for today’s technical challenge on Junior Bake Off 2021.
The ingredients for the pastry are: 200g plain flour, plus extra for dusting, 1 tsp ground turmeric, Pinch of fine salt, 125g unsalted butter, frozen and 1 egg, beaten, to glaze.
For the jerk seasoning: 1½ tsp cayenne pepper, ½ tsp hot smoked paprika, ½ tsp ground allspice, ½ tsp chilli flakes, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1 tsp dried parsley, 1 tsp garlic granules, 1 tsp onion granules, 1 tsp light brown soft sugar, 1 tsp fine salt and ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper.
For the filling: 25g block creamed coconut, grated, 1 tbsp tomato puree, 20g frozen peas, defrosted, 20g sweetcorn, ½ tsp ginger paste, ½ tsp garlic paste, ½ small red chili, deseeded and finely chopped, 2 spring onions, finely sliced, 1 small carrot (about 30g), finely chopped into 7.5mm dice, 100g sweet potato, finely chopped into 7.5mm dice and 1 tbsp jerk seasoning.
For the coconut and lime dipping sauce: 50g coconut cream, 125g soured cream, 1 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp jerk seasoning and 1 tbsp runny honey.
Red food-colouring gel, diluted with a few drops of water
Blue food-colouring gel, diluted with a few drops of water.
See Liam’s recipes in his book titled: Liam Charles Cheeky Treats: 70 Brilliant Bakes and Cakes – by the breakout Great British Bake Off star, available from Amazon now.