The perfect end to a festive Christmas feast will be an original and tasty dessert. If you are going to celebrate a big company, it is best to bake a birthday cake not to bother with a La carte desserts. Today in the land of the Soviets — Christmas cakes.
Christmas cakes in the form of snowmen is very funny looking, and certainly will appeal to children and adults. To prepare the cake "Snowman" we will need the following ingredients .
- 3 tbsp. flour
- 1 tbsp. sugar
- 150 g butter
- 3 eggs
- 2 bags of coconut chips
- 1 sachet of vanilla sugar
- 0.5 tsp. soda
- 0.5 tsp. salt
- 500 g of fat sour cream
- 1 tbsp. sugar
First, prepare the cakes. Beat the eggs with sugar in the foam. Butter, melt, cool, add to the beaten eggs and mix. Then we pour flour, vanilla sugar, soda, salt into the mixture and knead the dough. Pour the dough into the mold. The oven is heated up to 180 ° C, put it into the mold with a dough and bake for 30-40 minutes. Ready cake let cool and cut it into cubes measuring approximately 4x4 cm.
Then prepare the cream: beat the sour cream with sugar. If sour cream is sour, and the cream because of this turned out not very sweet, you can add more sugar. We dip each piece of cake into the cream and put it on the tray so that in the end we get two circles - a snowman. We sprinkle the snowman with coconut chips, make a nose out of a carrot morsel, eyes - out of raisins, and buttons can be made from marmalade.
Christmas cakes in a clock, counting down the last minutes before the new year, has always been popular. To prepare such a cake we will need the following products .
- 1 tbsp. flour
- 1 tbsp. sugar
- 5 eggs
- 2 tbsp cocoa
- sugar syrup (to soak the cake layers)
- 200 g butter
- A 0.5 banks condensed milk
- 50 g of prunes
- 50 g raisins
- 50 g walnuts
- grated chocolate or cocoa
We beat eggs in a magnificent foam with the help of a mixer. Continue to beat, gradually adding sugar, into a thick foam. The sifted flour is mixed with cocoa and gradually added to the dough, gently stirring the false until the consistency of the dough becomes homogeneous.
Pour the batter into the pan, greased and floured, and bake for 25-40 minutes in the oven, preheated to 180-200°C. the Finished cake let cool, cut into two layers and impregnate them sugar syrup.
Mix the soft butter with a mixer until fluffy, a thin trickle pour condensed milk, without stopping to whip. Oily cream should be beaten to a homogeneous and lush mass.
Dried fruits are steamed in hot water, then drain the water and dry the berries, laying them on a towel. Prunes are finely chopped. We spread the bottom cake with a cream, we spread on it raisins, prunes and nuts, we cover with the second cake.
We spread the cake from all sides with the remaining cream, sprinkle cocoa or grated chocolate, sprinkle with coconut shavings (it can be colored). Marmalade we cut with stripes, we spread from it arrows and a dial with Roman numerals. Instead of marmalade it is possible to use the cooled cream, it is necessary to put it with the help of a cornet.
Cake "White house"
But some Housewives prefer to bake Christmas cakes in the form of the house of Santa Claus. The recipe for this cake we share with you. We will need such products .
- 400 g cherries (frozen, pitted)
- 1 l separator cream
- 2 tbsp. sugar
Dilute margarine with flour, add sour cream. We knead the elastic dough, divide it into 6-8 portions and set it for an hour in the refrigerator. Then each part is rolled into a circle with a thickness of 2-3 mm and cut it into 8 sectors. For each resulting triangle, put the cherry and wrap it in a bagel. Bake rogaliki in the oven until cooked.
Whisk the sour cream with sugar - it turns cream. Cooled bagels spread on the dish slide, smearing cream. A ready slide is coated on all sides with the remains of the cream. We put the cake in the refrigerator for 12 hours, so that it soaks.
Here are the Christmas cakes can be served on a festive table. Bon appetit and happy holidays !