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Long spotted the recipe for this cake. And 3 November was just an excuse to cook it – my birthday. Custard, cream, praline, hazelnut cake – turned out very tasty and tender cake!
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Ingredients for Cake "Egypt"
- Milk - 250 ml
- Butter - 150 g
- Yolk egg - 7 PCs
- Vanilla - 1 g
- Cognac - 1 tbsp
- Flour - 5 tbsp
- Walnuts - 150 g
- Egg white - 7 PCs
- Hazelnuts - 100 g
- Sugar - 320 g
- Cream - 300 ml
Step by step instruction of cooking Cake "Egypt"
According to the original recipe ingredients have in 2 times more – the cake is a rectangular 30 × 40.
But as the guests at the birthday party had a little amount of ingredients I reduced 2 times and made a round cake (used a detachable form in diameter 24 cm).
Next, prepare walnut cake.
A detachable form to cover with baking paper.
Proteins (7) beat until strong peaks.
Gradually add the sugar (100 gr.), chopped walnuts (150 gr.) and flour (2 tbsp).
Divide the dough into 3 parts and bake at 170-180 * With ~ 15 - 20 min.
Cream No. 1 (custard): yolks (7 PCs) are beaten with sugar (120 gr.), add the flour (3 tbsp), vanilla.
Pour in the milk (250 ml.).
Put on fire and, stirring, cook until thick. Remove from heat and cool.
Beat butter in a magnificent mass and stirring constantly, add a spoonful of the custard and brandy.
Because in my family do not drink alcohol, brandy, I did not add.
For cream No. 2: cream vzbit to strong peaks.
Crushed praline mix with whipped cream.
Next is the Assembly of the cake.
At first Korzh apply cream.
Top the cream with pralines.
So 3 layers.
Sprinkle with praline.
The photo of the cake have not had time to soak. Still, he has to go to the refrigerator to stand for 3-4 hours so that the cream "grabbed".