Easter cake: the secrets and subtleties of cooking
Painted eggs, Easter cake and cottage cheese - the main Easter treats. Easter cake - it is a special kind of festive bread. It is believed that if he came out successful, then all will be well at home. For cakes using only the best products, and during cooking housewives observed strict rules.
Cakes for Easter: Tips housewife
To start cooking cakes should be in a good mood and with bright ideas. The kitchen at this time should reign perfect order.
The dough for the cake you need to yeast, so it is important to comply with the kitchen a certain temperature - about 25 ° C, and a complete lack of drafts. It is advisable to pre-heat the oven to the temperature specified in the recipe you selected.
The key to a delicious Easter cake are fresh yeast. They should easily crumble and be wet, then the finished cake will be airy and light.
Strictly follow the recipe cooking up to grams and milliliters. Large eggs have to be big, not small or medium-sized. The products should be the same temperature, so they must be out of the fridge to get advance.
Flour for the cake (as well as for any other baking) need to sift through. This not only eliminates the impurities but also the flour saturate with oxygen.
Butter is added in a softened state. You can gently melt it in the microwave or on the stove, not boiling!
The dough for cakes traditionally kneaded his hands, rather than using the food processor. The finished dough is easy to lag behind the hands and on the cutting table.
Raisins before adding to the batter to wash and dry them in advance. In order to distribute it evenly in the dough, you can sprinkle with flour. Raisins gives the cakes taste, but makes it less lush - it must be considered. Nuts before the addition can be lightly fried.
For added flavor spices - vanilla, nutmeg, cardamom, saffron, citrus zest. The main thing - do not overdo it with supplements, not to kill the taste of cake.
If you add the rum cake or liquor, can not only give a flavor of baked goods, but also extend the life of cakes.
The dough for cakes should start to rise in a warm, but this does not mean that it should be put on the battery, in the oven or in a water bath. It is enough to make sure that the kitchen is no longer 25-26oS and drafts.
Forms for cakes need to grease with butter and lay a paper for baking. Just fill out the form on the third. After increasing the volume of the test twice, you can send cakes in the oven.
Do not open the oven! We need only observe the temperature regime and stick to the time specified in the recipe, without looking into the oven every 5 minutes. Ready cakes should be allowed to cool to room temperature and only after that it can be removed from the mold.
In order to better whipped icing proteins, use chilled proteins. For a beautiful shine in the proteins added lemon juice, it does not give the glaze flow.
Preparation of cake - the process is not very complicated, the main thing - to follow the rules and do everything with love and good mood.