Beautiful and delicious cake is a great way to cheer up close people. Without this delicacy it is difficult to imagine any holiday or family tea party. At the same time, it does not have to be bought at the store..
The original cake made by yourself will surely please everyone. This is a real find for all who can not imagine their life without sweets..
The cake must be not only the most delicious, but also quite unusual.
Which cakes are the most delicious
What is the best cake in the world? For each person, he will definitely be his own. Created from the most delicate sponge cake with light curd cream, fragrant fruit with transparent jelly, or collected by skillful hands from the thinnest wafer cakes with wonderful chocolate filling and nuts – it’s up to you.
In any case, this is a paradise for lovers of sweets..
You can even surprise your guests by preparing an unusually delicious cake, for the preparation of which you don’t even need an oven. Such a “cake without baking” is especially good in summer, when you absolutely do not want something “heavy”.
Such legendary cakes as Napoleon, Bird’s Milk, Cheesecake, Zaher, Esterhazy, Dobosh, Schwarzwald, Prague, Kievsky or Danube Waves are familiar to everyone. Each of them has its own history of creation, they all delight more than one generation of sweet teeth..
But, besides this, in the kitchen “arsenal” of every woman, for sure, there are several branded recipes of cakes, the creation of which no confectionery shop can boast of..
Recipes for the most delicious cakes
Creating and decorating an unusually tasty and beautiful cake is a challenge even for the most experienced pastry chef. But using proven step-by-step recipes, you can quickly “master” the secrets of cooking not only simple homemade desserts, but also the most exquisite delicacies.
Having mastered several exquisite recipes, you can please your loved ones, or prepare an unusual dessert with your own hands for a romantic dinner with your loved one..
|egg whites –||five|
|almond –||1 cup|
|Sahara –||¾ cup|
|egg yolks –||2|
|Sahara –||2 tablespoons|
|butter –||150 grams|
|of milk –||2/3 cup|
|condensed milk –||150 grams|
|starch –||0.5 tablespoons|
|white chocolate –||½ tile|
|milk chocolate –||½ tile|
|almond petals –||¾ cup|
|heavy cream –||80 ml|
|Time for preparing: 120 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 431 Kcal|
Esterhazy is deservedly considered the most exquisite dessert of old Europe. Named after Prince Esterhazy, he has been known since the mid-19th century. It combines the original taste of almond “meringue”, a delicate cream and the lightest white chocolate frosting..
Interestingly, the recipe for this dessert does not include flour or starch. Elegant corporate decoration in the form of a thin chocolate “spiral” makes it recognizable. Such a dessert can decorate a social event and at the same time is perfect for dinner with your loved one.
This exquisite dessert is prepared like this:
- Dry the almonds in the oven for 15 minutes at 100 ° C;
- Chop dried nuts in a blender so that you get a fine crumb;
- Protein briefly in the fridge, then reach and beat until strong “peaks”,
- Continue to beat, add sugar;
- Carefully pour almond crumb into a meringue that has learned, and mix with a wooden spatula;
- Preheat the oven to a temperature of 160 C. On a sheet of parchment draw a circle of the desired size and lay out the meringue on it so that you get a thin cake. So prepare 5 shortcakes, bake for 30 minutes;
- Remove from oven and cool. Turn the cooled cakes and carefully remove the parchment;
- Prepare the cream. To do this, mix the yolks with sugar, pour into a saucepan and heat over low heat. Pour the starch, do not stop stirring, then pour in the same milk;
- Mix the butter with condensed milk and mix with a mixer. Add the resulting mass to the custard and cool;
- We collect the cake. To do this, put the first cake on the dishes and smear with cream, and then alternate the cakes and cream;
- Prepare the icing. To do this, melt the white chocolate and mix with the cream and coat the resulting icing with the top cake and the sides of the cake;
- Melt milk chocolate with a tablespoon of cream, knead the cooled mass into a culinary bag. To draw a thin “cobweb” on the white surface of the cake. Decorate with almond petals on each side of the cake.
Chocolate “Banana Paradise”
Which of the desserts can rightly be considered the most delicious and delicious? Of course, this is a fragrant chocolate cake. There are many classic recipes for this delicacy..
For example, it is the well-known cakes Zaher, Dobosh or Black Forest. The elegant bitterness of dark chocolate, the tenderness of milk and the original taste of white chocolate create a unique palette of flavors..
For its preparation will need:
- 3 bananas;
- 1 cup of sugar;
- 1 cup flour;
- 150 grams of butter;
- 3 eggs;
- ½ cup yogurt;
- 1 tablespoon “topped” cocoa;
- 0.5 teaspoon baking powder.
- 2 large bananas;
- 150 grams of heavy cream;
- 0.5 cups of powdered sugar;
- 0.5 cup sour cream.
To decorate the upper part:
- 3 unripe bananas;
- 2 tablespoons butter;
- 80 ml. heavy cream;
- 0.5 tablespoon powdered sugar.
Cake preparation time – 3 hours, calories – 300 kcal.
Cooking a cake for this:
- In a large bowl, mix cocoa, flour, soda and baking powder;
- Grind bananas in mashed potatoes, mix with yogurt and vanilla;
- Mix butter with sugar, then beat. Separate the whites from the yolks and then refrigerate. Mix the prepared yolks with butter;
- Add banana puree to the oil-yolk mixture. Then gently pour into the resulting mass a dry mixture of flour, cocoa and soda, gently knead;
- Squirrels get out of the fridge, add salt there and beat until stable “peaks”. Then add them to the dough, stirring as carefully as possible. Heat the oven to 190 ° C. Put the dough into a baking dish and bake for 45 minutes. Take out the sponge cake to cool on the grate. Cooled sponge cake cut into 4 pieces of culinary thread
- Cooking cream. To do this, mix the cream with powdered sugar, pour the same sour cream and bananas sliced into thin half rings;
- We collect the cake, promazyvaya cakes cream. At the same time leave the top free;
- In the remaining cream pour powdered sugar and cover this mixture with the top and sides of the cake. 1 banana cut into thin slices and lay on top.
Summer is a great occasion to cook an unusual, simplest and delicious berry cake. Why not cook a fragrant sand “basket” with strawberries?
It is very simple to prepare, and at the same time it will surely become your “signature” delicacy at the beginning of summer. The combination of crispy shortcrust pastry, light custard and fragrant strawberries will not leave indifferent even the most fastidious gourmands.
For this you will need.
- 150 grams of butter;
- 180 grams of sugar;
- 4 eggs;
- 150 grams of flour;
- 500 grams of strawberries;
- 8 egg yolks;
- 250 ml. milk;
- 200 grams of butter;
- 2 teaspoons of starch;
Preparation time of the cake – 2 hours, calorie – 200 kcal.
Preparing a cake is very simple:
- Butter mix with sugar;
- Protein put in the fridge;
- Mix in the butter mixture the yolks, and then sifted flour;
- Remove the proteins from the fridge, add salt and beat into strong foam;
- Proteins enter into the dough and mix again;
- Heat the oven to 180 ° C. Put the dough into a round baking dish with high sides, forming a high “basket”, bake for 45 minutes. While the finished basket is cooled, prepare the cream;
- For cream, whip the yolks with sugar and starch into a white “foam”. Boil the milk and pour a thin stream into the foam of their yolks;
- To thicken the resulting mixture over low heat. Add the same butter and cool;
- Cut strawberries across into 3 – 4 parts;
- We collect the cake. Spread cream over the bottom and inner walls of the sand base, spread the first layer of strawberries. Alternate layers of cream and strawberries to the very top of the basket; the last layer should be strawberries..
Dessert without baking “Marshmallow Fantasy”
In order to cook a delicious cake, sometimes you do not even need an oven. This is especially true in the summer when you want something light. The ideal option in this case would be a light and tasty fruit-marshmallow cake without baking. This is the perfect dessert when you do not want to bother with baking in the heat.
To make it you will need:
- White marshmallows and marshmallows in chocolate glaze – 1 pack;
- Bananas – 4 pieces;
- Oranges – 3 pieces;
- Kiwi – 4 pieces;
- Pineapple yogurt – 1 cup.
The total cooking time is 3, 5 hours. Calories – 150 kcal.
Cooking a cake:
- White marshmallow cut into 4 parts across, chocolate – in half;
- Bananas and kiwi peel and cut into circles;
- We collect the cake. Put the first layer of white marshmallow on the dish, smear with yogurt and put bananas;
- The second layer is white marshmallow and kiwi, the third is white marshmallow and oranges. Spread each layer of yogurt;
- The last layer – marshmallows in the glaze. Summer dessert without baking ready.
The choice of a suitable dessert also depends on the season. In the summer it is better to give preference to light fruit cakes filled with flavored jelly, or a delicate souffle.
But in cold weather, a little bit of chocolate or biscuit cake with a layer of the most delicate cream will cheer you up perfectly.
Strawberry “basket” can also be prepared with jelly filling instead of cream. For this, pieces of berries are laid on a prepared base and poured with pre-prepared strawberry jelly.
Please note that the Esterhazy cake should be eaten right away, preventing it from soaking. It is very desirable to eat the cooked cake on the same evening, otherwise the meringue cakes will become soft and the taste of the finished delicacy can spoil..
The same applies to other desserts based on protein meringue with a layer of cream, fruit or berries..