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Cakes from Alexandria test

Cakes from Alexandria test

Recipe found on the Internet. This is the easiest recipe I know, combined with excellent taste. The cakes are delicate, soft, airy and, most importantly, not dry. The author wrote: "Sweet, gentle, soft... the most Delicious thing I ate in my life. Grandma's recipe, she prepares this recipe for several decades." I can't agree with her 100%. Tea with cakes and drank the whole family, the family Council decided that kolomba much tastier. From the stated norms of the products is received a lot of cakes. We can safely divide by 2, 3, and 4. I was made out of 1/4 part. Get 4 cakes.

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Ingredients for Cakes from Alexandria test

Step-by-step instruction of cooking Cakes from Alexandria test

Step 1

To prepare products for the dough to have everything at hand.
In warm milk dissolve the yeast.

Step 2

Eggs lightly whisk, the butter cut into pieces and add to eggs.

Step 3

Add sugar.

Step 4

Pour the milk with the dissolved yeast.

Step 5

Mix well, but without fanaticism, the oil may remain in small pieces, wrap and leave in a warm place for 8-12 hours (I left overnight).

Step 6

In the morning to prepare foods for the test.
Half the rules of raisins I substituted candied, but I have to say that this amount seemed not enough for cakes. You can see the cut that they are almost not visible. I think you can safely increase their number by half.

Step 7

Here is our sourdough this morning.

Step 8

Add in the yeast mixture, salt, vanilla sugar (I substituted vanilla flavoring), brandy, raisins and candied fruit.

Step 9

The top sift the flour, piece by piece involving it in the dough. And the hands should be lubricated periodically with vegetable oil.

Step 10

So knead a soft, sticky, sticky dough, a little thicker than for pancakes

Step 11

But with the hand portion of the test drain should not.

Step 12

Tighten with cling film and leave for proofing in a warm place for an hour and a half until it has doubled in volume.

Step 13

The dough an hour and a half. I think if the place was more, it still rose.

Step 14

Put the dough in molds 1/3 of the volume, wait until it is 3/4 the height of the forms.

Step 15

Put in a preheated 180*C oven. Bake until ready.
I have a mold small cakes baked for about 40 minutes. The readiness check with a toothpick.

Step 16

Finished cakes remove from the oven, shake out the forms and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Step 17

The top of the cooled cakes to grease with glaze, decorate as desired.