Honey gingerbread - recipe
The fragrant, mouth-watering honey cakes, the recipe of which is very simple - just want to enjoy this baking cold evenings. Well, why not? Let's you try to cook them.
How to make honey cakes?
Most often prepared with honey cakes choux pastry - a classic recipe, exactly about it and we'll tell you. The most important thing - a good dough. Whichever recipe honey cakes you do not have any of these demands in order not to regret his forces and knead the dough until then, until it starts to lag behind the walls of utensils and hands. Honey is taken either: mustard, lime, floral, add spices that give flavor to products. If you do not have molds for cakes, you can bake a layer of rolled out completely, then carefully cut it with a knife on diamonds or rectangles on top and cover with glaze.
Custard honey cakes
The feature of this method of preparation is that the flour and baking brewed product rises without disintegrants. If you are preparing a homemade honey cakes for the holiday, then try to cover them on top of icing - sugar or chocolate, apply image, then your product will bring to the house of spirits, and paint them you can with your family. And who knows, maybe painted honey cakes will become your family tradition.
- flour - 1 kg;
- sugar - 450 g;
- honey - 300 g;
- Eggs - 4 pcs .;
- oil - 200 g;
- water - 120 g;
- spices - 4 tsp..
Pour into a saucepan with a thick bottom water and heat it to 60 degrees, add the honey, sugar and heated to 90 degrees. Stir until sugar is dissolved in hot mixture add more oil, egg spice mix, then cooled to 65 C, add flour and knead the dough very quickly. Then roll out the dough on the board. Cut out different figures, spread homemade honey cakes on a baking sheet and bake at 200-250 degrees for 25-30 minutes. If you decide to glaze coated gingerbread figurines, then send them to dry in the oven for a few minutes.
For the glaze you will need to pour a cup of sugar 1/2 cup of water and slowly boil down until the liquid will not reach (like a thick thread). Periodically remove the foam. In the resulting sugar syrup can add vanilla and other spices. The cold glaze, you can paint the cookies, use a brush or a toothpick.
It should be noted that the tradition of painting is typical for one more tasty goodies - Tula gingerbread recipe is also available in our kitty.
Meatless honey cakes
This recipe is, of course, is ideal for those who adhere to the vegetable diet. Gingerbread cookies are prepared without eggs, no butter - only honey, water and flour.
- flour - 7 glasses;
- honey - 2 cups;
- Sugar - 1 cup;
- soda - 1 pinch;
- water - 3/4 cup.
Mix in a saucepan the honey, water and sugar, bring to a boil, cool slightly and gradually add the flour. Knead the dough and put 30 minutes to cool down. Soda breed, mix with the dough, give the stand for about 10 minutes, then roll out into the reservoir and cut the gingerbread.
This simple recipe, you can use honey cakes, and for making honey cakes with fillings. What you'll stuff them - a matter of taste. You can try with marzipan or chocolate with ground nuts or jam.
If you love cakes and always try to apply them in new ways, then look "Curly Pincher" cake recipe in which they are the main ingredient.