It is not necessary to run to the store and buy a cake on the eve of the holiday, choosing the freshest one. Let's try to cook it yourself at home. We will know exactly the composition of the treat, and when it is baked.
Biscuit dough is best for quick recipes. This does not require long mixing, it quickly bakes and leaves time to prepare homemade cream or layer. For baking, you can choose an oven, multicooker or microwave.
How to quickly and tasty cook a cake at home - the general principles of cooking
For mixing the dough for the cake, we take only high-quality wheat flour, and be sure to add potato starch to the first-grade flour.
If we choose a microwave for baking a cake, we use special glass molds that are suitable for its temperature and mode of operation.
Use of semi-finished dough is allowed. For example, the finished puff pastry. From it is possible to bake a decent "Napoleon".
If we prepare the icing for the cake on our own, we can add additional flavoring ingredients to it. For example, zest, ground spices, a drop of rum or brandy.
How to quickly and tasty cook a chocolate cake at home
· Two glasses of flour;
· A glass of sugar;
· Optional cocoa powder;
· glass of water;
· To taste cardamom (ground);
· Bag of vanillin;
· A couple of pinches of salt;
· 50 ml of vegetable oil;
· 1/2 tsp. soda (food);
· 1-2 tsp. sour kefir;
· 50 g chocolate bar;
· 50 g of butter (cream);
· 2-3 Art. l cream
1. The blank for the cake will be baked in the oven, so that we immediately turn it on at a temperature of 180 ° C.
2. In a large bowl, mix the water, sugar, vanilla, cardamom and salt. Add 2 tbsp. l vegetable oil and cocoa powder. Can and no cocoa. Mix flour together with a mixture of soda and kefir. The dough should be soft and smooth. 3. Lubricate the form with vegetable oil and sprinkle with flour. Put the dough. Leave for a couple of minutes to stand warm and remove baked.
4. In the meantime (in a microwave oven or in a water bath), melt chocolate, butter and cream in a frosting.
5. 45 minutes after the start of baking, pull the billet out of the oven. Place it on the grill and let it cool slightly. Then pour chocolate icing.
How to quickly and tasty cook a Napoleon cake with ginger at home
· Pack of puff pastry;
· A pack of butter;
· A couple of ginger (dry) pinches;
· A handful of nuts (a mixture of walnuts and pecans);
· 200 g of sugar;
· 3-4 Art. l flour;
· One yolk.
· 100 g butter;
· A third cup of milk;
· One third cup of sugar;
· 1 tbsp. l flour.
1. First prepare the cream. In boiled cold milk mix flour. Put on a slow fire and heat, stirring constantly with a whisk. When the mass will thicken, remove from heat and let cool well.
2. Mix the soft butter with sugar for the cream and beat with a mixer on the first or second speed until homogeneous. Add milk cream in portions and beat until tender mass at first speed. We will have a thick cream. You shouldn't beat it for a long time, then immediately put it in the fridge.
3. For now we will be engaged in the test for cake. It should be already thawed - soft and elastic. Roll it out with a rolling pin to a thin layer.
4. From a soft (not melted) butter, ginger and flour make a cake. You can just roll a piece in flour, slightly pressing into it. Then distribute the oil in the dough.
5. Wrap the dough in an envelope and roll it out again. Again, turn and place until in the freezer in the package.
6. Walnuts slightly fry and peel. Pecan is not needed. We cut all the nuts with a knife or chop them into crumb. Mix with sugar.
7. Roll out the dough. But not to a thin layer. Keep the thickness - 1 cm. Cut the layer into squares in the shape of the future cake. Each square is covered with a mixture of sugar and nuts. 8. On the baking dish lay out the paper. On it, all the squares in layers. Pinning the edges is not necessary. Top grease yolk. We send to bake in an oven at 200˚C for 30-35 minutes.
9. Finished cakes are taken out of the heat and let cool slightly. Then we will sort the layers and cover them with cream. Then reconnect to the cake.
10. Instead of sprinkling, take coconut shavings or trimmed baked dough crushed into crumb.
How to quickly and tasty cook cottage cheese cake on a griddle at home
· A pack of cottage cheese (or 200 g thick sour cream);
· 200 g of granulated sugar;
· One chicken egg;
· Pinch of vanilla;
· Pinch of dried mint;
· 300 g flour;
· Baking powder package;
· 50 ml of vegetable oil.
· 100 g of condensed milk;
· 100 g butter.
· Canned fruit or thick jam.
1. Mix the egg with sugar, dried mint, vanilla and cottage cheese. Pour the flour and baking powder. Knead the dough and divide it into pieces - 6 or 8. These will be cakes. Roll them in the shape of your pan.
2. Slightly grease the frying pan with vegetable oil and heat. We will lay out the first cake and bake it like a big pancake - from both sides to rosy color. In order for baking to be faster and more qualitative, first we will pass the entire surface of the dough layer with a fork. So bake all the cakes. Put them on the grill to cool.
3. Mix the condensed milk with soft butter and beat with a mixer.
4. Cut the canned fruit into small pieces.
5. On the plate, put the first cake dough. Spread some fruit on it and cover with cream. Then the second cake. And again fruit and cream. When all the cakes are over, decorate the top and put the cake in the fridge.
6. After 30-40 minutes, the cake will be cut and eaten.
How to quickly and tasty cook a cold gelatin cake and fruit at home
· 4 tbsp. l gelatin;
· Half a banana;
· 150 g canned peaches;
· One pear;
· 200 g sour cream;
· A glass of sugar.
Cooking Method: 1. Fill the gelatin with boiled cold water. Let's give him a good insistence on a quarter of an hour or even a little more. Then put it on a slow fire and stir. As soon as the grains disperse, we immediately remove from the fire. If gelatin boils, its sticky properties will evaporate.
2. We filter the liquid gelatin and leave it on the table for now.
3. Prepare all the fruits. We take them according to our taste, it is quite possible to replace peaches with grapes, and pears with melons and so on. So, the selected fruits are cleaned of all the excess and cut into smaller ones.
4. Mix sour cream and sugar and beat until frothy. If you take the powder, it will disperse faster than sugar. Then, at the first whipping speed, pour in the gelatin and mix the ingredients.
5. Cover the carved or figured shape with food film or a layer of food foil. Pour into it a creamy gelatinous mixture and pour out all the fruit. We distribute them by weight.
6. We remove in the refrigerator until full freezing. Then turn over on a plate and remove the form and layers of foil or film. The dessert is ready to eat!
How to quickly and tasty cook a cake from the store cakes at home
· Three or four cakes (wafer or biscuit);
· Three eggs (C1 or C0);
· Half a glass of sugar;
· Half a cup of cream;
· 1 tsp. corn or potato starch;
· Half a pack of butter.
1. Eggs divide into whites and yolks. In proteins, add half of the sugar and beat in a thick fluffy foam. We will cover the Viennese waffles with it - in the hollows of the cake should be protein cream. Put in the oven at 200 ° C for 4-5 minutes in the oven. It is necessary that the cream was wrinkled.
2. Mix the yolks with sugar, cream and starch. Put on a slow fire and stir. When the mass thickens, remove from heat. Let cool and beat a little with a mixer.
3. Beat the soft butter separately and in several passes with a mixer with a yolk cream. We do it at first speed.
4. Cake with cream get out of the oven and cool. Then cover with cream and combine. Slightly cool and serve.
How to quickly and tasty cook pumpkin cake in a slow cooker at home
· 350 g of flour;
· Baking powder bag;
· 2-3 g of salt;
· A couple of pinch of ground cinnamon;
· A glass of sugar;
· 100 g butter (butter or margarine);
· Three chicken eggs (C1 or C0);
· 150 g ripe pumpkin;
· 30 ml of oil;
· Bank of boiled condensed milk.
1. Fresh pumpkin cleaned of skin and seeds, rub on a grater. Add oil and heat in a saucepan. Cool the mass. Instead of a pumpkin, if you wish, you can take a zucchini, an apple, a carrot or a turnip.
2. Add sugar, eggs and a bit in the pumpkin. Add flour, salt, cinnamon and baking powder. Mix or beat until smooth.
3. Smear the form of the multicooker with vegetable oil and lay out the dough. Close the lid and set the baking mode for 50-60 minutes.
4. Then pull out and cool, cover with a layer of boiled condensed milk. If desired, she can also sandwich cake.
How to quickly and tasty cook a cake at home - tricks and useful tips
· If there is no time to bake cakes for the cake, then you can take ready-made from the store - biscuit or wafer. It remains only to whip the cream and cook the fruit layer.
· In recipes, where the ingredients have unsweetened cocoa powder, it can be replaced with instant coffee of the desired strength.
· If you plan to cover your cake with chocolate, then it is better to take it of three types - dark, milk and white chocolate.
· For the children's version of the cake for decoration, you can take the confectionery dressing.