Polish Easter cake "Mazurek"
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Mazurek is a Polish cake with various fillings. It can be caramel, nuts, dried fruit, candied fruit, jam, etc. In contrast to conventional baking Mazurek not more than 4 cm in height. Typically the finished pie before serving, cut into rectangular cakes. In my recipe I suggest one of the versions of traditional Easter cakes from dough with the addition of yeast. For the filling, take a couple of oranges. Optionally, the filling can be put in addition to oranges, a lemon.
Ingredients for Polish Easter cake "Mazurek"
- Butter - 200 g
- Flour - 400 g
- Sugar - 270 g
- Orange - 2 PCs
- Vanilla - 1 package.
- Yeast - 6 g
- Corn starch - 1 tbsp
- Flour almond - 4 tbsp
Step by step instruction of cooking Polish Easter cake "Mazurek"
To prepare Easter baking Mazurek prepare ingredients: flour, yeast, "Dr. Oetker," vanilla "Dr. Oetker," the sugar, almond flour, oranges, butter, corn starch, water.
In flour make a well, add yeast "Dr. Oetker," sugar (20 grams), pour warm water. Knead the dough.
When the flour will absorb all the moisture, put the dough on the countertop and continue kneading. It is advisable to use the cooking machine, as the batter will have at least 10 minutes. Gradually add parts soft butter, fully involving each serving.
To shift the dough in a container, cover with a cloth and leave in a warm place to rise.
While suitable dough, prepare the filling. For this oranges to omit a few minutes in boiling water. Then randomly cut and remove the seeds. Mince or break immersion blender. Add sugar (250 grams), cornstarch, vanillin "Dr. Oetker". Mix well.
Approaching divide the dough into two parts. One part roll out to size of baking sheet. It is desirable to do this directly on the parchment paper.
Transfer the parchment with the dough on a baking sheet. On top of the dough sprinkle with almond flour.
To spread the orange filling.
Cover it with the other piece of rolled dough, edge to take. Cut off the excess dough. Decorate the cake according to the theme of the celebration. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Cool completely and cut into portions cakes. When serving, you can sprinkle them with powdered sugar.