Cake “Monastic hut”

Preparation. Cake “Monastic hut”

Cake “Monastic hut” – lots of crisp tubes with drunken cherries inside, on top of a black, glossy sour cream.


For the dough:

  • Butter – 200 g
  • Flour – 400 g
  • Sour cream 25% – 250 ml
  • Vanilla sugar – 1 tsp

For the cream:

  • Sour cream 25% – 600 ml
  • Powdered sugar – 200 g
  • Butter – 200 g
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp

For cherries in their own juice:

  • Ripe cherries pitted – 1 kg
  • Sugar – 300 g
  • Water – 50 ml
  • Starch – 2 tbsp

Preparation. Cake “Monastic hut”:

Sour cream, shortbread dough. Flour with the softened butter to grind flour crumbs. Often add the cream and continue to knead. Add the vanilla sugar, knead hands, the dough should get sticky, but not runny. Spread the dough on the plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Tip: Put the dough in the refrigerator, so that it is well rolled out and sticks turned out tender and soft.

Sour cream. Prepare the sour cream. Put the cream on the cheesecloth, hang it, went to excess fluid. Send in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes. Beat with a mixer cream with powdered sugar. Often add the butter at room temperature, then lemon juice. Beat a lot of speed on the strengths to a thick, elastic state. Cover with foil and place in refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.

Cherry in its own juice. Wash the cherries, remove pits. Pour the sugar and put to cook over medium heat after boiling, boil for 5 minutes. Starch dilute with water and pour in the cherry, to thicken, boil for 1 minute. Fold the finished cherries in a colander, cool.

Tip: To cake is not settled and broke down, use cherries cooked in its own juice. Cherry mix only a wooden spatula to avoid oxidation, and the juice is not lost vitamins.

Forming tubules. Chilled dough roll out the layer thickness of 5 mm. Cut strips 5,5h20 cm. Put the cherries in the middle of a chain close to each other. Along the edges, leave 1 cm to cherries in baking does not follow the edges tightly secure. Cover the baking parchment, place the tube seam up to a distance of 3 cm from each other. Before baking, pierce the wall of the tubes with a toothpick or fork, so they were not disclosed, but a couple were far away. Bake at 180 degrees 10 minutes. Finished tubes cool to room temperature.

Formation of cake. Mix cooked cherry juice with liquor for impregnating the tubes. The bottom of the dish brush with sour cream, put the tube in this order: 4 tubes on 3,2,1. Each layer is impregnated saturate and lubricate the cream. Top cover cream cake 1 cm thick, so that the cake is well soaked. Garnish with grated chocolate and mint leaf. Insist cake 10-12 hours.