French nutritionist Pierre Dukan once struck the whole world with his unique diet, which until today is used by millions of people to get rid of those extra pounds.
General principles of the Dukan diet
Being on this diet, you can eat without restrictions and at the same time lose weight. How does diet work? Basic principles:
1. Eating protein foods, reducing carbohydrate intake to a minimum.
2. Passage of 4 necessary stages: attacks, alternation, consolidation and stabilization, at each of which the menu becomes ever wider and more diverse.
3. Only during the “attack” is it allowed to eat only protein products and oat bran, while in the remaining stages you need to follow the allowed list.
4. From the list of products you can prepare a lot of different dishes, including Dukan cakes, which will not serve as a gathering of carbohydrates. Conventional cakes, of course, are strictly prohibited.
Dukan Cake Recipes
Dukanovsky “Napoleon” Recipe
Everyone's favorite and widely known cake "Napoleon" can be prepared according to the recipe of Dukan, based on the list of permitted products.
To create the cake layers will need:
• chicken eggs 3 pcs .;
• starch 30 gr. powder;
• sugar substitute 5 gr .;
• pinch of vanilla.
To mix the cream you need:
• skimmed milk powder (0%) 50 g;
• starch 20 gr .;
• sweetener 10 gr .;
• skimmed milk 1 cup;
The cooking process itself will consist of the following steps:
1. First of all, prepare the dough, for this the eggs are whipped with a whisk, the rest of the ingredients are added to the beaten mass and everything is thoroughly mixed.
2. The dough should be liquid, you should not be afraid of this, because cakes will be prepared by analogy with frying pancakes.
3. After frying on both sides, each cake should cool down, but at this time you can do the preparation of the cream.
4. Put all of the listed ingredients in a container with a non-stick coating and mix until smooth. 5. The cream must be cooked over low heat until thick, then let it cool.
6. One of the cakes will be used for decorative purposes - in the form of powder on top of the cake according to Dukan's recipe. You can grind it manually, with a mixer or a blender.
7. It remains only to collect the finished cake, alternating cakes and cream, sprinkle with crumb and send to the fridge to infuse.
Dukan Chocolate Cake Recipe
For chocolate cake, you need to make a biscuit from:
• pudding company Dr Oetker 5 Art. l .;
• 7 eggs;
• baking powder 5 hours l .;
• pinch of salt.
The cream consists of such ingredients:
• low fat cottage cheese 0% 450-500 gr .;
• natural yoghurt without additives 50 ml., If necessary, can be replaced with milk with a minimum fat content;
The whole essence of the name of the cake in the glaze, for which you will need:
• egg yolks 3 pcs .;
• cocoa powder 2 tsp;
• low-fat soft cottage cheese 2 tbsp. l .;
• sugar substitute.
Cooking chocolate cakes Dukana will take a significant amount of time, you must follow strictly each stage.
1. You need to prepare 2 cake. To sponge cake was lush and tasty, it is desirable to knead each cake separately. For the first you need to take 3 eggs and separate the yolks from the proteins. Yolks should be mixed with half the prepared ingredients: pudding, baking powder, salt and sucrose until smooth.
2. Proteins are shaken separately to a thick foamy consistency, and only after that they are poured into the total mass.
3. The first cake is sent to the oven until a barely noticeable crust appears, and at that time the second cake is created using the same technology.
4. After the dough has cooled down, cut it to get 4 cakes.
5. To create a cream and glaze enough to mix all the necessary ingredients to the homogeneity of each of them.
6. When assembling the cake, each cake should be carefully coated with cream, except for the top one, which will be covered with a layer of glaze.
Dukan's Smetannik Cake
Favorite since childhood, you can make a low-calorie delicacy and use the cake during the diet. Prepare for the cake:
• 2 whole eggs and 1 protein;
• oat bran 20 gr .;
• milk without fat 60 ml;
• starch 20 gr .;
• baking powder 1 tsp;
• sugar substitute 8 gr.
For the cream you need:
• 1 yolk;
• soft curd mass 200 gr .;
• fully skimmed milk 0% 300 ml;
• starch 25 gr .;
• sugar substitute 13 gr .;
• vanilla for flavor.
1. Prepare the cream first. 200 ml of milk should be placed on a slow fire and pour vanilla and sucrose into it. Stir the yolk and starch thoroughly into the rest of the milk, leaving no lumps.
2. After heating the milk, you can add the mixture with the yolk gradually, stirring slowly. The fire should be reduced as much as possible and constantly stir the mass with a whisk until it thickens.
3. After that, the last ingredient, cottage cheese, is added to the mass. The cream should be whipped with any convenient kitchen appliance and send to infuse in the refrigerator.
4. Bake cakes should be in a preheated 180 ° oven. While the furnace is heated, it is necessary to make a batch Proteins are separated from the yolks, the latter are mixed with bran, part of the sugar substitute, starch and baking powder. Squirrels need to beat with 2 grams. sucrose to maximum density.
5. Two pieces of dough need to be put together and put in the oven for about 20 minutes.
6. When the cakes cool down, they need to be cut into 2 parts and smear each one with cream.
7. The hour of being in the fridge and cake according to Dukan's recipe is ready to eat.
Dukan Honey Cake
The cake “Honey cake”, which can also be prepared dietary, is no exception.
For sponge cake you will need:
• oatmeal 5 tbsp. l .;
• wheat flour 3 tbsp. l .;
• milk without fat in dry form (COM) 7 tbsp. l .;
• starch 3 tsp;
• eggs 5 pcs .;
• fat free kefir 200 ml;
• baking powder 3 hours l .;
• if desired, honey flavor.
The cream consists of ingredients:
• 4 egg yolks;
• milk with 0% fat content of half a liter;
• starch 3 tsp;
Dukan recipe making process:
1. COM should be fried until it is yellowish, then mix it with the rest of the bulk products according to the recipe. 2. Proteins and here are traditionally separated from the yolks, which immediately go into the dough along with flavoring.
3. Squirrels, along with salt, should be whipped to a solid foam and also sent to the dough.
4. The finished mass should be divided into 5-6 parts (this will be the cake) and bake separately.
5. Cooking cream start with heating half of the milk. In the second part of the liquid, you need to mix the rest of the ingredients to achieve uniformity, and then gradually pour into the heated first. The mass must be stirred on low heat until thick, and then poured with a mixer.
6. The last stage is the dressing of the cake layers.
Bird's Milk Cake Recipe by Dyukan
For the preparation of a white layer of air on Dukan cakes:
• 5 egg whites;
• 20 tablets of sugar substitute;
• 2 tbsp. l freshly squeezed lemon juice;
• skimmed milk, 1.5 st .;
• 25 gr. a bag of gelatin.
• 3 tsp. cocoa powder;
• 2.5 Art. milk;
• 10 sucrose tablets;
• 15 gr. gelatin.
Step by Step:
1. First of all, it is necessary to prepare gelatin by dissolving the product in a glass of milk for the white layer and in half a glass for chocolate coating. The mixture should stand for 1 hour.
2. Then you need to pour the cocoa into the remaining milk and heat it over low heat, stirring continuously for 7-10 minutes. Add to the mass you need at this stage, sweetener and gelatin, and then leave to cool.
3. In the form you need to pour the chocolate layer and place it in the fridge for solidification.
4. For the white layer, beat the proteins until a luxuriant mass is obtained, dissolve the sugar substitute in the lemon juice and add gradually to the foam. After them gelatin also goes there, which by this moment should have cooled down.
5. The resulting thick mass must be laid out on top of the chocolate layer and sent to the refrigerator for the same purpose.
6. After 20 minutes, the main layer should increase in size, you only need to pour out the remnants of chocolate in the surface and again give the cake, according to the recipe of Ducane, to finally harden.
Dukan Cheesecake Recipe
Recipes Dukana cakes - this is a great opportunity to pamper yourself with low-calorie sweets. 100 gr. cheesecake will contain only 155 kcal, are necessary for its preparation:
• 300 gr. cottage cheese with 0% fat;
• corn starch 2 tbsp. l .;
eggs 3 pcs .;
• powdered sugar substitute 2 tbsp. l .;
• cocoa powder 1 tbsp. l .;
• soda? hl
1. First, you need to beat the eggs with a sweetener with a blender or mixer.
2. Then in the foamy mass you need to add cottage cheese, starch, soda in the specified order.
3. Half of the cooked mass must be separated, in one part add cocoa.
4. Before baking, the form should be covered with special paper and chocolate should be placed on it. Then, with a careful movement to avoid mixing over the part with cocoa, you need to pour out the second half of the future cake.
5. Bake the cake in the oven for 40 minutes at 170 °.
6. Cool before use.
Tricks and tips for cooking cakes according to Dyukan
1. The use of bran in baking causes a lot of trouble, to avoid this, you should use a mixture of oat bran flour and cornstarch.
2. To make cakes easier to prepare from low-fat cottage cheese, which is usually dry, add a little 0% milk into it.
3. To ensure a homogeneous mass of desserts from low-fat products, a thickener should be used when cooking.
4. To prevent cakes and pastries from being dry (which is almost inevitable with the Dukanovsky set of products), you can use a little bit of olive oil when cooking.