December 2018 Newsletter

Happy Holidays, Figgy Toffee Recipe & New Hours

Happy Holidays from Chef Samir & Rachel

Over the past six months we have been elated by the welcoming support of our community.  We are so grateful for all of you.  Thank you for dining with us and recommending Bettola to friends and family.  We cherish the relationships we have created and are excited for them to grow.

Holiday Hours:
We are taking some time off to spend with family and will be closed
from December 24th through January 1st.

We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd.  

Figgy Toffee Pudding Cake at Bettola Bistro

Figgy Toffee Pudding Cake Recipe

For the Cake:        
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
1 tsp Vanilla
3 Eggs
1.5 cups Flour
1/4 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
1.5 cups Dried Figs, chopped
1.25 cups Water

For the Toffee Sauce:        
1 cup Brown Sugar
3/4 cup Water
2 oz Brandy
1 Tbs Honey

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place water and figs in saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat.  Remove from heat and add baking soda, let rest.  Meanwhile, cream sugar and oil in mixer.  While mixing, add eggs one at a time, then add vanilla.  In a separate bowl, mix flour, salt & baking powder together.  Add flour mixture & fig mixture to mixing bowl and mix for 1 minute on medium speed. Pour mix into a greased 12 inch springform or bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.  Let cool for 20 minutes. Using a chopstick or skewer, poke holes all over cake. Pour toffee sauce (instructions below) over cake (can reserve some sauce to drizzle when served).  Let sit for 1 hour before serving.                    
To make the toffee sauce:                    
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.                    
Bring to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes.                    
Remove from heat.                    
Serving Suggestion:                    
Warm cake in oven just before serving.                    
Serve with vanilla gelato, ice cream or whipped cream.                    
Drizzle reserved toffee sauce over plate.                    
Garnish with fresh fruit.                    

New Hours

Starting in 2019, we will be closed on Sundays and Mondays.  
Our regular business hours are now Tuesday through Saturday 4:30 - 9:30.

Same Specials
Happy Hour everyday from 4:30 to 6pm
Happy Hour All Night every Tuesday and Half Off Wine Bottles every Wednesday!
Nightly Dinner Specials - check Google or call to hear specials!