English Easter cake.

English Easter cake.

English Easter cake.


Butter - 180 g;
Brown sugar - 180 g;
Egg - 3 pcs. + 1 pc.

For lubrication:

Sifted flour - 180 g;
Candied fruits (mixture) - 350 g'
Lime (peel) - 3 tbsp. L.;
Lemon - 1/2 pcs.;
Jam from red currant or cherry - 3-4 st. L.;
Walnut nutmint - 0.5 tsp. Or to taste;
Cardamom - 0.5 tsp. Or to taste;
Cinnamon - 0,5 tsp. Or to taste.

For marzipan:

Powdered sugar - 250 g;
Almonds fresh peeled - 300 g;
Liqueur "Amaretto" - 1 tsp.;
Egg - 1 pc.

English Easter cake.


To prepare marzipan grind almonds, boil with powdered sugar and 3-4 tablespoons. L. Water for 1 minute. Cool down. Add the liquor. Beat mixture with a blender until soft, homogeneous, 7 minutes. Cool down. Divide marzipan into 3 equal parts, two of them rolled into circles with a diameter of 15-18 cm.

For a pie, whip the butter with the sugar until white. Then, without stopping to whip, one by one to introduce the eggs. Add the sifted flour, spices, candied fruits and zest. Knead the dough. Divide it into two parts.

Put one part of the dough into a round shape with a diameter of 18 cm, covered with parchment. From above lay one circle of marzipan and press it to the test, getting rid of the air between the layers.

Top with the leftover dough. Align. In the center of the pie, make a small groove, so that when baking there is not formed a dome. Cover with foil. Bake at 180 ° C for 60 minutes. Then remove the foil, and continue baking the cake until cooked, 30-45 minutes. Ready to get the cake from the oven, to cool on the grate. Remove the form.

Heat the oven to 200 ° C. Cool the cake with a jam. From the remaining, unpretentious part of the marzipan paste, roll 11 balls.
The second circle of marzipan is put on the cake, put the balls on it.

Remain the jam to cover the sides of the pie. Marzipan grease with beaten egg. Put the cake into the oven for 1-2 minutes - the marzipan should be slightly fried (during this time you should turn the pie around the axis two times). Take the cake out of the oven. Before the table serve completely cool.

To the mistress of the note.

Marzipan can be prepared in a different way. To do this, 250 g of almonds to dry in a preheated to 160 ° C oven for 7-9 minutes. Fully cool, grind in a blender. Re-pour into a baking tray and dry again for 5 minutes.

Then again grind in a coffee grinder, add 1 raw protein and gradually, gradually pouring powdered sugar (only 250 g), hands to knead marzipan paste.

English Easter cake.


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