Cake “Ladies fingers” – delicate cake with a deep chocolate creamy flavor. The name of the cake received from an extruded biscuits, which is included in its composition and looks like a delicate lady fingers.
Description of the preparation:
Cake “Ladies fingers” is a true delight. Of course, he will have some trouble. But he is wonderful! Airy, tender, juicy! Make sure to prepare this cake at home on holiday!
- Water — 1.5 Cups
- Butter — 160 Grams
- Salt — 1 Pinch
- Flour — 1.5 Cups
- Eggs — 6 Pieces
- Sour cream — 600 Ml (150 ml – for the chocolate glaze)
- Fat cream — 1 Cup
- Vanilla sugar — 2 teaspoons
- Condensed milk with sugar — 380 Grams
- Powdered sugar — 1/2 Cup
- Cocoa powder — 2-3 tbsp. spoons
- Sugar — 6 Tbsp. spoons
- Butter — 2 tbsp. spoon
Number of servings: 6-7
How to make “Cake “Ladies fingers””
1. Turn on the stove to heat up to 200 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. The flour, water and butter bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Pour the flour all at once.
2. Stir the batter with a wooden spoon until you form a ball. Set aside to cool for 7-9 minutes.
3. Slightly chilled dough put in a bowl and whisk with a blender or mixer, driving the eggs one by one.
4. Put the dough in a pastry syringe or a plastic bag with a cut tip. Squeeze strips of dough on a baking sheet. Size strips – 1 cm x 5-6 cm
5. Bake the fingers for 15 to 20 minutes in preheated oven.
6. Fingers until the eclairs are baked, prepare the cream. Cool the cream and 450 ml of cream. On 10 minutes in the fridge to put the bowl in which you whip the cream. So, mix 450 ml of sour cream, condensed milk, icing sugar and vanilla. Start whisking with a mixer. Add the cream. Whisk until foamy.
7. Fingers remove from the oven and cool. The removable bottom of the cake put a little cream (3-4 tablespoons), flatten.
8. In the form put a Twinkie-toes.
9. Put fingers in several layers, starting from the edge of the form, lubricating each layer of cream. Empty spaces fill layer slices of eclairs.
10. Thus fill out the entire form. Place the remaining cream in a bowl with a lid and store in the refrigerator until the time when the cake will be to decorate.
11. Cool the cake in the fridge. Keep it there for at least two hours. It is best to leave the cake in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning (or after a couple of hours) prepare tortorice on the leg. The edge of tortorici cling foil (in order not to get glaze).
12. Chilled the cake must be removed from the mold. A knife around the edges of the shape.
13. Invert the cake on tortorice and remove the bottom of the form.
14. The top and edges of cake “Ladies fingers” cover with the remaining cream.
15. Prepare the chocolate glaze. In a saucepan, mix cocoa powder, sugar and sour cream (150 ml).
16. Bring mixture in saucepan to boiling, stirring occasionally. Simmer until the sugar is completely melted. Then remove from heat and add butter. Stir until smooth.
17. Of paper (plain or parchment) to make a funnel. Put it in the frosting.
18. Decorate cake. I have just circles Doodle all over the surface of the cake. Decor must be done quickly, since the icing hardens. If the icing is frozen, heat it in a saucepan. When the glaze hardens, carefully remove the foil.
19. Cake “Ladies fingers” you can decorate as you want.
20. Cake “Ladies fingers” is ready! Bon appetit!