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Soft, airy, porous, does not require impregnation and flavorful cake, just melts in your mouth. A favorite treat of our family. And the guests did not remain indifferent. A wonderful gentle and mild after the Banquet. Prepare the sponge cake very often as without, and with marble pattern, which use cocoa or, as in this embodiment, powder of matcha. Done simply and quickly. Importantly, to observe all the nuances of cooking and wait for the "ripening " in the fridge.
Ingredients for Marble cake
- Egg white - 105 g
- Sugar - 75 g
- Yolk egg - 75 g
- Honey - 25 g
- Water - 6 tsp.
- Flour - 75 g
- Match - 3 g
- Vegetable oil - 1/4 tsp
Step by step instruction of cooking Marble cake
Rectangular baking dish ( 25 X 10 cm) wrap with foil, lay baking paper and lightly grease with vegetable oil.
It is IMPORTANT to get eggs from the fridge, they should be at room temperature.
Whites beat with a mixer at high speed for 30 seconds until a light foam.
Gradually powdering the sugar, continue to whisk the egg whites on medium speed, moving in a circle from the center of the bowl to the edges, until soft peaks form. This way of whipping will allow you to reduce the size of the air bubbles and the cake will turn out fine.
If you kill whites, the cake will have too big of pores, but if they will not be whipped, the cake will settle later.
One to enter the yolks into a protein mass.
Mix well and add a lot on low speed of mixer for 1 minute after adding each yolk.
If you add too many yolks in one, whites can settle.
Do not beat on high speed, or the crumb of cake will have too large of pores.
To the mixture is settled, the whip should be only in one direction.
Once all yolks weight should have a smooth and creamy appearance.
Honey diluted in 3 tsp hot water.
Add honey to egg mixture and whip for 1 minute.
Pour half of sifted flour, stir with a whisk until smooth. Add remaining flour and mix again until smooth.
If you write the letter "O" on the surface of the batter, it should stay in for a few seconds.
Strain the batter through a sieve.
If you cook the cake without the pattern, it is at this point you put the dough in the prepared form. For marble pattern breed sifted matcha powder ( or cocoa powder) 3 tsp. hot water.
To defer 80 g of dough into a small bowl and mix thoroughly with a solution of matcha tea (or cocoa).
Spread 3 tbsp of the light dough in the middle of the form, the top - 1 tbsp green dough.
Continue to lay the dough in the same way, alternating 3 tbsp of the light dough and 1 tbsp. of the green, laying it on the center of the form.
To knock 3-4 times the form with the dough on the table so that the dough is distributed evenly.
To perform several rays with a skewer or thin stick ( dipping it in the batter until the bottom of the form) from the center to the edges to form a pattern.
Bake in a preheated up to 160 ° C for 50 minutes. Willingness to check the wooden torch, which must remain dry, if you stuck it in the dough.
Several times to lift the form, and dramatically throw it on the table to prevent the settling of the cake.
Slightly cool the cake and release it from the mold and baking paper
Warm biscuit wrapped in parchment.
Let it cool to room temperature before wrapping, it will end up a bit dry.
Wrap with plastic wrap and leave overnight in the fridge to keep the cake moisture and develop its flavor.