Fast, Fantasy and Festive: Cake Tortoise Recipe
Cake "Turtle" from a variety of variousconfectionery products is not only distinguished by the taste and simplicity of the preparations, but also by the creative possibilities that it opens before the home confectioners. The recipe for a tortoise is familiar to every housewife, if only by hearsay, because at least once it was baked, perhaps, to all lovers of home-made delicacies. However, this kind of flaky sweets have true fans who not only perfectly know the recipe for the tortoise cake, but also many of its varieties, which differ in the composition of the dough, cream for the filling and endless possibilities for aesthetic design of the culinary masterpiece.
How to cook tortoise cake
For the test, you need 6 eggs, 1.5 cups of flour, 1.5 cups of sugar, 1-2 tablespoons of cocoa, a teaspoon of baking powder.
For cream - 200 g of butter, 400 g of 20% sour cream, 1 glass of sugar.
For decoration - walnuts, 50-70 g chocolate, confectionery powder, dragees.
You only need to spend about 50 minutes on the culinary process.
The dough is prepared as for a biscuit, you can add a little baking powder or soda into it, sifting the baking powder with flour, and turning the soda out with vinegar and adding them at the end of whipping.
Cover the baking tray with parchment paper andlay out on her with a spoon small pancakes. Bake in the oven at 180-200 degrees for about 8-10 minutes. As a result, you should get about three sheets of cakes.
Several baked flat cakes immediately put aside, leaving them to decorate the shell. 6 of the most neat and ruddy cakes left for paws, head and tail.
Then cook the cream. Butter and soften with a mixer until lush. Sugar added to the oil gradually, without stopping to beat the oil, so that it completely broke up in the cream. After that, gently enter the sour cream and whisk for a few more minutes until the cream is completely homogeneous.
Each cake for a cake dip in a cream withboth sides and lay out close to each other on a large dish or tray so that you get a hill almost round in shape. Several cakes, which were deposited for the shell, are not covered with cream. They are stacked on top and should differ in color from the base of the cake. Then the head, paws and tail are fitted.
Chocolate should be melt in a water bath, lightlycool and fill them with a pastry bag. With its help it is very convenient to create patterns on the shell. Dragee should be turned into eyes. The shell can be additionally decorated with walnuts and a variety of sprinkles.
Leave the cake for 6-12 hours so that it is well soaked.
Children's tortoise cake with condensed milk
Children like condensed milk. Therefore, for them, caring mothers often sour cream is replaced with cream with condensed milk. Cake recipe in this version is not much different from the classic, the difference - in the composition of the cream.
The cream for the cake is made from butter, sour cream and boiled condensed milk. If desired, in the cream you can add nuts, a little prunes and taste will be even more refined.
This cake is prepared as follows.
Prunes need to be rinsed and poured with warm water to soak. Beat the eggs, add flour, a little cocoa and hot soda. Mix everything to a homogeneous mass.
On a baking sheet covered with baking paper, put a dough in the form of pancakes with a spoon. Bake them in the oven
For cream mixed sour cream, soft butter, vanillin and condensed milk. Everything is beaten into a light, homogeneous mass.
Ready cookies are dipped in cream andlaid out on the dish slide. Gaps between them are filled with pieces of prunes and chopped nuts. The remnants of cream cake is poured from above. Then the "paws-tails" are stacked and decorated with glaze. Well, be sure to draw funny eyes and mouth.
The cake should be allowed to soak, leaving it in the refrigerator for 5-6 hours.
As you can see, the recipe for a tortoise tortoise is simple and imaginative. A minimum of time and an excellent result.