Cake - baking popular confection circular, rectangular or annular shape, like a cake tend sometimes sweet filling. Muffins are usually baked from yeast biscuit or biscuit dough on the solemn and festive occasions or simply as a dessert.A little history
The first recipe cake of barley pure, pomegranate and nuts known since Roman times.
Cupcakes have become particularly popular in Europe from the 16th century to the beginning of mass deliveries of cane sugar from the colonies.
It is believed that the idea and tradition bake cheese muffins French origin (the southern part of the department of the Poitou-Charentes Deux-Svres region).
Curd cake according to GOST
Many confectionery company (at least in Russian) cupcakes baked cheese according to Gostovskaya formulation. Learn how to bake a delicious cheese cake with a prescription GOST. Well, let's say, with a few changes and improvements, yet margarine (put on the guest) is very harmful, replace it with butter, and incorporated into the dough a little rum or brandy - it improves the texture baking.
- High-grade wheat flour - 2 cups of 250 ml capacity;
- curd - 300 g;
- natural butter - 250 mg;
- sugar - 1 cup;
- chicken egg - 4 pcs .;
- raisins - 0.5 cups;
- rum, brandy or cognac Povarskaya - 1 tbsp. a spoon;
- Lemon - 1 pc .;
- baking soda - 1 pinch;
- salt - 1 pinch;
- butter for greasing - piece;
- powdered sugar for the icing.
Raisins steamed with boiling water in a separate bowl, after 10 minutes, the water is drained, washed again, and discard in a sieve. Cottage cheese mash with a fork and rub through a sieve. Rubs almost all the sugar with butter, add to the bowl with cottage cheese and mix. Add the egg yolks. Egg whites with the remaining sugar vzobem mixer until stable peaks. Add to bowl with cottage cheese and oil mixture the flour, the repayment of lemon juice, baking soda, salt, rum and whipped whites and mix until uniform. Knead the dough, add the raisins and mix, but do not knead for a long time.
The dough is put into a greased form (silicone convenient, they can not be lubricated). The form must be filled out completely, as a cupcake "grows" in the baking process.
Baking cheese cake in an oven at 220 ° C for about 50-60 minutes. Ready cake determine by smell, visual and puncture in the middle of a match, it must remain dry. Removing inverting onto a plate, if the cake just does not go out of shape, put on the bottom of the inverted form of wet linen napkin.
From lemon juice and icing sugar can make the glaze and pour it (actually smear silicone brush) the surface of the cake. You can make other glaze, cream and sprinkling or do without any frills.
Curd cake with apples, you can bake the following about this recipe as a base.
Raisins are not needed. Knead the dough according to the base formulation (see. Above). 1-2 apples quickly cut into small slices and add to the dough. Stir, fill the form and bake.
To bake tvorozhno- banana cupcake add to the dough, cooked on the basic recipe pulp 1-2 mashed banana puree to the state. Or sliced banana pieces, round slices and lay them on top of the dough. To not darkened bananas, sprinkle with lemon juice.
In the same way you can prepare the dough for cakes, using other fresh fruit or dried fruit. The structure of the dough can be turned thick fruit syrups or thick fruit juices.
The composition of the test can be included cocoa powder mixed with sugar, cinnamon or vanilla - get chocolate cheese cake. Such Obol cupcake with chocolate icing and obsyplem grated chocolate ready.
Serve cheese muffins with tea coffee, hot chocolate, or rooibos, preferably in the morning.