The classic "honey cake" - a recipe
When it comes to popular recipes such as "honey cake", the boundaries of classical concepts can be very blurred. The simple honey cake learned to cook housewives all over the world, which further complicated the search for an authentic recipe. We have collected some of the most popular variations of the "honey cake", which can be considered classical.
Cake "Honey pie": a classic recipe
For the cakes:
- honey - 50 g;
- sugar - 120 g;
- Butter - 50 g;
- Eggs - 3 pcs .;
- soda - 3 g;
- flour - 480 g
For the cream:
- sour cream - 1 liter;
- powdered sugar - 320 g;
- fatty cream - 240 ml.
Let's start with the preparation of cakes. In a saucepan put the honey, add to it the sugar and butter. Once the mass is smooth and sugar crystals dissolve, the mixture can be removed from the fire and, with rapid and constant stirring, add the eggs. Eggs should be added one by one, not to receive eggs in total. Now it is the turn of soda and flour, add dry ingredients and knead thick and not sticky dough.
Divide dough into 8 equal parts and each of which roll out into a circle of about 4 mm thick. To lap was perfect, with a knife cut off the excess dough from the edges, putting a plate on top of the reservoir. We shift "pancake" on a sheet of parchment and bake at 180 ° C for 4-5 minutes, until the edges are not flushed. Also come with each subsequent Korzh. Trim also bake and grind into crumbs - they will go to the decor.
Now it is the turn of cream. The classic recipe for "honey cake" is prepared with sour cream, so we take a liter of sour cream and pour into a deep bowl and mix with powdered sugar. Fatty cream, beat until the formation of stable peaks, add them to the cream, stir.
Grease a cake of our classic "honey cake" sour cream and cover them outside of the cake. Sprinkle "Honey pie" crumbs and put it to soak in the refrigerator overnight.
"Honey pie" - a classic recipe with condensed milk and nuts
This recipe - modification of "honey cake" classic cake that perfectly caught. From the foregoing, it is distinguished by the presence of condensed milk and nuts in the composition, adding a variety of textures.
For the cakes:
- Eggs - 2 pcs .;
- sugar - 175 g;
- soda - 4 g;
- honey - 30 g;
- butter - 100 g;
- flour - 350 g
For the cream:
- sour cream - 400 g;
- condensed milk - 150 g;
- walnuts - 120 g
Before you make "honey cake" on the classic recipe, it should bring the oven temperature to 160 ° C. After that, you are ready to cook the dough. Mix honey, sugar, butter and baking soda in a saucepan on the fire. Give the mixture to melt completely, then remove from heat and whisk her eggs, stirring continuously. Add the flour to the dough and knead everything until smooth. If necessary, you can pour the batter more flour if it sticks to the hands.
Divide the dough into portions, the size of which is determined by the number of desired layers
While cakes cool, we have time to prepare the sour cream with condensed milk. Does this elementary simple: the sour cream whipped with condensed milk using mixer and added to the cream-third of the crushed nuts. Grease the cake obtained cream each, and the remainder is distributed over the sides and top of cake. Sprinkle cake classic "honey cake" remaining nuts and put to soak in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, but ideally 8-10 hours, then the cake will be very moist and melt in your mouth.