Many culinary products have their own history. "Prague" cake, a step-by-step recipe with condensed milk which will be described below, is no exception. He first appeared in Soviet times thanks to the culinary V. Guralnikov. Its name was given to the cake in honor of the fashionable restaurant in those days "Prague" and very quickly gained popularity among Soviet people. The cake was made strictly according to GOST, although it was not patented anywhere. This is due to the fact that a similar confectionery product already existed in the Czech Republic. V. Guralnikov learned about it from Czechoslovak cooks who came to the capital to exchange experiences. However, to prepare a real cake "Prague" (the recipe with condensed milk is described below) was very difficult, so the Soviet culinary invented a simplified version, borrowing from the original only a chocolate biscuit and glaze.
"Prague" cake from Guralnikov
The original recipe for "Prague" cake with condensed milk- not at all light in performance, but the result is delicious. The confectionery product consists of cream impregnated with cream and sprinkled with chocolate fondant biscuit cakes. Some mistresses of the recipe for the Prague cake with condensed milk (photo above) are slightly modified, replacing the fondant with the usual frosting of melted chocolate.
Cooking sponge cake for cake
Ingredients for biscuit:
- eggs - 6 pcs .;
- cocoa - 35 g;
- sugar - 150 g;
- soft butter - 45 g;
- flour of the highest grade - 115 g.
Recipe for "Prague" cake with condensed milkcare. For example, in order to get a good biscuit, the products must be meticulously measured and have the right temperature. To prepare the cakes, first carefully separate the yolks and proteins. Next, measure half the sugar and mix with the yolks at room temperature. The resulting mixture is whipped with a mixer until it brightens and does not increase in volume. Next comes the turn of proteins. It is recommended to take them chilled. Proteins begin to beat at the minimum power, gradually increasing the speed. When the foam appears, begin to gradually pour sugar, while continuing to whisk. When the mass becomes white and dense - the proteins are ready.
In a separate dish sift flour, addcocoa and mix well. Then the protein mass is mixed with the yolk and a dry chocolate mixture is gradually introduced. Stir gently. Butter is melted, cooled and also added to the biscuit mixture. Oven set to warm up to 200 aboutFROM. Sprinkle with a buttered baking dish with a mango or flour. The dough is poured into it, leveled and sent to the oven for half an hour. The first half of the time it is better not to open the oven. Otherwise, a sponge cake may fall.
While baking the biscuit, you can do the preparation of the cream.
- condensed milk - 150 ml;
- water - 25 ml;
- egg - 1 piece;
- soft butter - 1 pack;
- cocoa - 10 g;
Egg yolk is combined with water and whipped slightlycorolla. After pour in the condensed milk and mix until smooth. The resulting mixture is put on a water bath and boiled, stirring regularly, until it thickens. The finished mass is cooled. Meanwhile, soft butter is beaten with vanilla sugar. Do this carefully, so as not to "break" the oil. If this happens, it is heated in a water bath, cooled in a refrigerator and whipped again. Ready oil mixture is combined with yolk, mix well, add cocoa and stir again until homogeneity. You can use a mixer to ensure that there are no unmixed cocoa lumps for sure.
Form the cake
Cake "Prague" (recipe with condensed milk without sour cream)almost ready, left to unite it and make a sweet. A well-cooled biscuit is cut into 3 cakes and smeared with each cooled cream. The top of the cake is covered with any fruit jam and poured with a sweet.
For cooking fondant chocolate barmelt in a microwave or over low heat. Then add the egg, mix and carefully enter the powdered sugar (about 100-150 g). Blend the mixture with a mixer. As a result, you will get a thick chocolate mass with a glossy shade. It is applied hot on top of the jam. All, Prague cake (a recipe with condensed milk without sour cream) can be served to guests. However, some hostesses prefer to bake such a cake after all with the addition of sour cream.
The recipe for the Prague cake with condensed milk and sour cream
The taste of this version of the cake is no worse than the previous one, and is prepared an order of magnitude easier. First we'll make a biscuit.
Products for biscuit cakes:
- eggs of chicken - 2 pieces;
- raw condensed milk - 1/2 jar;
- sugar - 100 g;
- low-fat sour cream - 1/2 tbsp .;
- cocoa - 30 g;
- food soda - 10 g;
- flour - 200 g.
Proteins and yolks are placed in a deep container,add sugar and whisk with a mixer for at least 10 minutes. During this time, the mass will become lighter and increase by a factor of 3. Soda is quenched with sour cream and poured into a bowl. There they put condensed milk, mix and add sifted flour and cocoa. Mix the biscuit dough. Form for baking grease any fat, spread the dough. Put in a cold oven and turn on, warming up to 180 aboutC. Bake for 45 minutes.
Recipe for another cream
The cooled biscuit is cut into several parts andgrease with a cream. A simplified recipe for the Prague cake with condensed milk requires a less intricate cream. For its preparation a pack of soft butter is mixed with half a can of condensed milk and 30 g of cocoa. This mass is also smeared with cakes. For glaze, the chocolate bar is ground, add a couple of spoons of milk and melt over low heat. The resulting mass is poured over the top of the cake. Home-made recipe for "Prague" cake with condensed milk recommends that the product soak for a couple of hours.