Cake “Drunken Cherry” – an excellent dessert for the festive table. The essence of the recipe is to prepare a chocolate biscuit with a delicate and at the same time juicy cherry cream filling. Our step-by-step guide on the preparation of this cake will help even a novice cook to create not only a tasty, but also a beautiful dessert for a solemn feast.
What will you need for the cake?
Cake “Drunken Cherry”, the recipe of which is quite simple, you can prepare from the following products:
- cherry (in order for the dessert to turn out juicy it is necessary to have 0.35 kg of frozen cherries);
- cognac (350 ml);
- flour (0.2 kg);
- eggs (6 pieces);
- sugar (0.45 kg);
- milk (0.15 l);
- cocoa (60 g);
- butter (0.2 kg);
- chocolate black (1 tile).
Nothing difficult is to cook a delicious and beautiful cake with cherries, a prescription with photos and step-by-step instructions will help you in this.
Preparation of cherries. First of all, it is necessary to defrost and clean berries from bones. After that, put in a convenient container and pour cognac for at least 12 hours. After this time, strain the cherry in a colander or through a sieve and add a little sugar (a couple of spoons) – this is necessary in order to remove excess berries from the berry.
Biscuit baking. This is the most important part of the preparation of such a dessert as the cake “Drunken Cherry”. Step-by-step recipe with a photo will help visually see all the nuances of cooking.
To put a lot of dessert in the dessert, the biscuit should be high – preferably 8-10 cm, otherwise the appearance of the cake will resemble a pie or a flat cake. You can reach this height by using a baking dish with high walls.
It is necessary to cover the bottom and the walls of the form with parchment paper and to grease them with butter, and then place in the refrigerator.
To prepare the sponge cake, it is necessary to separate the egg whites and yolks. Proteins beat up from 0.350 kg of sugar to a dense foam, if the latter is liquid or not thick enough, the biscuit will not be lush. Beat with a blender or a mixer.
Yolks in a separate container to grind with the remaining sugar.
Then you need to sift the flour and mix it with cocoa. In the received weight to pour 2/3 (the rest will be used for a cream) ground yolks and fibers, gradually stirring. Knead the dough and place it in a chilled form. Bake at 180 ° for half an hour.
To check the preparedness of a biscuit, it is necessary to pierce it with a thin wooden stick, toothpick or match. No test pieces on the stick should remain after extraction from the dough.
Cream preparation. While the biscuit is baked, it is necessary to prepare a cream for the future cake “Drunken Cherry”. To do this, boil the milk (not all, leave a few tablespoons for the glaze), add the remaining whipped eggs with sugar and boil for a couple of minutes. The resulting syrup should be placed in a convenient container and beaten with a mixer or blender together with butter.
The cream should be oily so that the biscuit does not soften and does not fall apart.
Dessert filling cake “Drunken cherry”. The recipe with the photo is shown below.
Remove the finished biscuit from the oven and allow it to cool down with the mold. Then remove from the mold, cut off the top layer (1 cm) of the cake.
Remove the flesh and mix it with cream. The filling of the cake should consist of several layers: 1-st cream, 2-cherry. Cover the dessert with an upper cut cake.
Glaze. This is the most pleasant and final stage of preparation of the delicious cake “Drunken Cherry”. Black chocolate should be melt on a steam bath and mix it with milk. The resulting mass of water dessert top and sides, if desired, decorate with cherries. Place in a refrigerator for several hours.