Desserts

Home-Made Zefir

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Wed, 02/27/2019 - 04:07.

Ingredients:

4 white apple
1 pinch cinnamon
1 pinch vanilla
1 fresh egg white
8.7 oz (250 g) sugar
¼ oz (8 g) agar-agar
6.1 fl oz (160 mL) water

Method:

Peel apples, and cut them into slices, then microwave them for 5 minutes (or bake them in a hot oven).

Make a puree from baked apples.

Take 8.7. oz (250 g) the apple puree, and place in a deep bowl.

Stir puree with a sugar and a cinnamon, blend well, and set aside to chill.

Meanwhile, stir an agar-agar with a water, and let to sit for about 10 minutes.

Whip an egg white for about 1 minute, then add a half of the whipped egg white into the apple puree, and whip them for about 2 minutes together.

Then, add the leftovers of whipped egg white (by portions) into apple puree, and whip together until it increases twice in volume, and it turns its color to white.

Place the sauce-pan with the agar-agar and water on a low heating, and stir until agar-agar dissolves.

(Do not allow it to boil!)

Pour the hot water with agar-agar into the apple puree mix by small portions, whipping permanently.

Whip until a mixture turns very thick.

Then, put the mixture into a confectionary bag, and press small “roses” on a baking sheet.
Let them to sit overnight, sprinkle with a sugar powder (optionally), and serve.

Note:

Without additional sugar, this dessert has not many calories in it.

You may also decrease an amount of sugar, and soak the "roses" into a melted chocolate.

Home-made condensed sweet milk for 15 minutes

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Tue, 02/26/2019 - 20:30.

Ingredients:

7 oz (200 g) milk
7 oz (200 g) sugar
7 oz (200 g) butter

Method:

Stir all ingredients in a high sauce-pan.

Note:
Sauce-pan should be high because a milk mixture creates a lot of a foam after heating.

Bring to boil over low heating.

When the milk mixture starts to boil, turn the heating to medium, and boil for about 10 minutes.

Note:
Milk mixture turns thick while chilling.

Pour it into a can, and set into a refrigerator for 2-3 hours.

After that, you may serve a condenced milk as a dessert, or as a part of dessert.

Chocolate Peaks

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Thu, 11/08/2018 - 01:36.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) sugar
1 pack (25 g) gelatin
½ oz (18 g) lemon acid
Pinch of vanilla
1/7 oz (5 g) baking soda
Chocolate on your taste

Method:

Soak a gelatin in a cold water.

After 20 minutes, add a baking soda, a vanilla, and a citric acid, mix well, and whip until a consistency of the mixture turns white, thick, and even.

After that, add a sugar, and whip until the totally even consistency.

Put the mixture into a confectionery bag.

Cover a baking sheet with a parchment paper, and put even portions of mixture - peaks - on it.

Let to sit for about 12 hours in a room temperature, when peaks turn dry.

Melt a chocolate, pock the every peak with a fork, and soak into the chocolate.

Place peaks back on the sheet, and let to dry.

Serve, after chocolate turns hard, with a tea.

Red Currant Marmalade

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 08/19/2018 - 09:04.

Ingredients:

35 oz (1 Kg) red currant
17.5 oz (500 g) sugar
3.5 fl oz water
2 tsp agar-agar

Method:

Wash a currant, remove its cuts, and put into a thick-bottom sauce-pan.

Pour a water into the sauce-pan, cover sauce-pan with a lid, and bring to boil over a low-heating.

Boil for about 12 minutes.

Then, grate berries, press a juice, and put into sauce-pan.

Add a sugar, stir well, and boil for about 60 minutes.

Remove a foam when it increases.

Add an agar-agar, stir, and boil for 5 more minutes.

Cover a baking sheet with a parchment paper, and pour a content of sauce-pan on top.

Let to chill, and place it in a refrigerator for 1-3 hours, until a marmalade hardens.

Then, take it out, cut into cubes, and sprinkle with a sugar powder.

Cake “Oranges in Snow”

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 02/04/2018 - 17:20.

Ingredients:

1.2 oz (40 g) gelatin
4.5 fl oz (120 mL) water
24.5 oz (700 g) tvorog, or Ricotta cheese
7 oz (200 g) fat sour cream
5.7 oz (150 g) sugar, or sugar powder
5.7 oz (150 g) cakes
1 large orange
Vanilla on your taste

Method:

Put a gelatin into a cup, pour a very hot water on top, and stir until the gelatin dissolves.

Set aside.

Put a tvorog, a sour cream, a vanilla, and a sugar into a bowl.

Blend and whip all together, until a consistency turns even and fluffy.

Peel an orange, cut into small pieces, and remove all seeds and white parts.

Stir the gelatin, pour it into a sour cream-tvorog mix, and stir-in very well.

Into a cake dish, put a layer of this mix.

Cover the layer with some orange pieces.

Repeat until you run out of this mix and oranges.

Crush cookies into small parts, and put a layer of crushed cakes after every 2 sour cream-tvorog mix layers.

Last layer should be from sour cream-tvorog mix.

Shake the cake dish for 10 seconds, cover with a lid, and place into a refrigerator overnight, or longer.

Soak dish bottom into a hot water, and turn a cake out on a flat dish.

Slice, and serve.

“Napoleon” Cake with Cheese

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/26/2017 - 12:37.

Ingredients for dough:

6 egg
14 oz (400 g) sugar
17.5 oz (500 g) tvorog, or Ricotta cheese, or Farmer's cheese
25.5 oz (700 g) flour
1.5 tsp baking soda with lemon juice
Pinch of salt

For cream:

¼ G (1 L) milk
4 egg
7 oz (200 g) sugar
14 oz (400 g) butter
3 tbsp flour
17.5 oz (500 g) home-made Mascarpone cheese

Method:

Whip eggs and a sugar into a foam, add a salt and a tvorog, and whip until a consistency turns even.

Add a baking soda and a flour, and knead a dough.

Divide the dough into 15 equal parts, and make dough balls.

Chill the dough balls in a refrigerator for about 5 minutes.

Roll every ball into a thin sheet.

Pre-heat an oven to 370 F (180 C), and bake the every dough sheet for 5-10 minutes, until it's color turns golden.

Note:

Preferably, use 2 or 3 baking sheets.

Set baked sheets aside, and make a cream:

Whip eggs, sugar, and flour for a cream together, and put into a sauce-pan.

Put 2 halves of a vanilla stick and vanilla seeds into a milk, and bring the milk to boil.

Remove the vanilla, and pour milk slowly into the egg-sugar-flour mixture, stirring permanently.

Turn a low heating on, and heat this mix for about 10 minutes.

Chill.

Meanwhile, whip a butter and a cheese for the cream together, and start adding chilled mix by portions, continuing to whip.

Cut the baked dough sheets into same sizes.

Shred leftovers.

Create a cake:

Put the baked dough sheet, then a cream layer on top, then the next sheet, and so on.

Cover the cake sides and top with the cream, and sprinkle with the shredded leftovers.

Note:

This cake is not so decorative, but it has a very good taste.

Snow Balls with Fruit Dressing

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 09:02.

Ingredients for 2:

1 fresh egg white
1.7 oz (50 g) sugar
1.7 oz (50 g) strawberry, or other berries, or fruits
1 cup water
1 tbsp potato starch
Vanilla on your taste

Method:

Whip an egg white, and add ½ a sugar and a vanilla continuing whipping.

In a deep sauce-pan, bring a water to boil, and boil over a very low heating.

Using 2 teaspoons, shape “snow balls”, and put them into the boiling water.

After 3 minutes, turn the snow balls, and cover the sauce-pan with a lid.

Meanwhile, make a dressing:

Stir a starch and a second half the sugar, pour 1 ¼ cup a cold water, stir well, and bring to boil.

Put strawberries (or a strawberry puree) into a syrup, stir, and turn the heating off.

Place snow balls into a colander, to dry out, then place on a plate, and pour the dressing on top.

Serve immediately.

Cheese Balls in Chocolate

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 11/12/2017 - 12:52.

Ingredients:

12.5 oz (360 g) tvorog, or other cheese
2 tsp sugar powder
5-7 drops vanilla extract, or vanilla sugar
7 oz (200 g) dark chocolate, or cuverture

Method:

Blend a tvorog, to get an even consistency.

Add a sugar powder, a vanilla extract, and blend together one more time.

Take 1 tsp this mix, and shape a ball.

Put this ball on a baking paper.

Continue until you run out of the mix.

Melt a chocolate.

Using toothpicks, soak every the cheese ball in the chocolate, and place balls on baling paper.

When ready, place in a freezer for some minutes, to make chocolate hard.

Serve immediately.

Note:

This is a basic recipe.

You may add pieces of dried fruits, or berries, or cookies' crumbles to tvorog.

You may substitute tvorog with a not salted farmer's cheese, or other cheese like that.

Cream-Honey with Berries

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 07/29/2017 - 20:59.

Ingredients:

1 lb (450 g) liquid honey
1.7 oz (50 g) hard honey
1.7- 3.5 oz (50-100 g) berries

Method:

Prepare berries: wash them, let them to dry out, remove stems and seeds if necessary.

When the berries are very juicy, dry out them in a warm oven.

Then, make a puree from berries.

Put a hard honey, and pour a liquid honey into a bowl.

Blend together for about 7 minutes, until color of the honey turns much lighter.

Add a berry puree, and mix well, then blend together for 1 minute.

A consistency of a mixture turns liquid.

Pour the mixture into a glass can, cover tightly with a lid, and set in a refrigerator.

Consistency of mixture turns like a sour cream.

Keep mixture in a refrigerator for about 1-2 weeks.

Vegetable Jerks

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 06:30.

Ingredients:

2 lb fresh carrot

Method:

Wash and peel carrots.

Then, boil in a steamer, or over a water bath for 40 minutes.

When the carrots are easy to cut, cut then in 3 parts each.

Put carrots in a fruit dryer, or just on an oven-tray in a warm oven, for some hours.

When carrot jerks are ready, take them out, and eat as candies.

Note:

You may to make jerks more or less soft, on your taste.

You may use another vegetables, like beetroots, turnips, pumpkins.