Baking

"Napoleon" Cake

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:35.

Ingredients:

For dough:
2 cup flour
300 g (10.5 oz) butter
150 ml (5.3 fl oz) cold water
0.5 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp lemon juice

For cream:

2.5 cup milk
2 egg
1 cup sugar powder
4 tbsp sugar

Method:

Freese a butter, then grate.

Stir with a flour, icy cold water, and baking soda, mixed with lemon juice separately (mixing gives a foam that is what we need).

Knead a dough, make a ball from the dough, roll in a clear wrap, and place in a refrigerator for about 1 hour.

Then, divide dough into 8 equal parts, and roll each part in a round (using a flat plate to remove exceeded parts of dough.

Pre-heat an oven to 410 F (210 C).

Stick the each dough part using a fork, and bake for about 5 minutes.

Set aside.

Bring a 1 cup milk to boil, stir with a sugar powder, and boil with a very low heating.

Blend 1.5 cup cold milk with the eggs, and pour into the boiling milk-and -sugar powder mix tablespoonfully, stirring permanently.

Blend the boiling mix with 4 tbsp flour, and remove the heating.

A custard is ready.

Note:
You may add some drops of vanilla extract if you like.

Collect a cake from 7 baked sheets and the custard layers by order.

Top layer should be custard's one.

Crumble the most hard sheet thinly.

Strew the top layer and cake's sides with crumbles evenly.

Let to sit in refrigerator for about 1 hour, slice, and serve.

Honey Cake with Nuts

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 18:24.

Ingredients:

For dough:
3 cup flour
2 egg
1.5 tsp baking powder
3.5 oz (100 g) not thick honey
3.5 oz (100 g) sugar
3.5 oz (100 g) ground nuts
For cream:
5.3 oz (150 g) condensed sweetened milk
1.8 oz (50 g) honey

1/2 cup nuts for decorating
2 tbsp butter for baking

Method:

Pre-heat an oven to 390-400 F (200 C).

To get a dough, stir the eggs and sugar well, stir-in the honey.

Blend with the flour, groung nuts, and baking powder.

Rub a baking mold with the butter inside, and pour the dough into the mold.

Bake for about 30 minutes.

Let to cool out of the oven.

Cut in halves alongside.

Whip the condensed milk, honey, and nuts together, and make a layer from a custard between baked layers.

Let to sit for about 30 minutes in a cold place, slice, and serve.

Orange Cookies

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 02/16/2014 - 05:14.

Ingredients:

3 orange
4.3 oz (120 g) peeled walnut
8.5 oz (250 g) butter
3.5 oz (100 g) sugar
13.3 oz (375 g) flour
1 tbsp brandy (or orange liqueur)
5 tbsp sugar powder

Method:

Cut a butter into small cubes, and let sit in a room temperature for 1 hour.

Peel the oranges.

Remove white-coloured parts from peels, or else you get bitter cookies.

Grate the peels on a small grater.

Grate the walnuts into very small pieces, not into a flour.

Blend together the brandy, sugar, butter, ground peels, and juice of 1 peeled orange.

Add the flour, and walnuts, and blend for 1 more minute.

Pre-heat an oven to 360 F (180 C).

Cover a baking sheet with a piece of a baking paper.

Put 1 tbsp - size pieces of a dough on the baking sheet, with a some distance between pieces.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until a golden colour of cookies, the colour should be even inside and outside.

Place cookies on a rack, sprinkle with the sugar powder, and let to cool.

«The Anthill» Cake

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sat, 11/16/2013 - 21:08.

Ingredients:

1 egg
½ cup sugar
1 pack (250 g, 9 oz) margarine
½ cup sour cream
4 cup flour
½ tsp baking soda

For cream:

1 cup seedless raisins
1 can sweetened condenced milk
3.5 oz (100 g) butter

Method:

Melt the margarine.

Blend the egg and sugar, add margarine and the sour cream, blend until an even consistency.

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

Divide the dough into 3 parts, roll into a plastic wrapper, and place into a freezer until the consistency of dough turns hard.

Pre-heat an oven to 360 F (180 C).

Take 3 flat baking sheets, and grate 3 parts of dough separately on each sheet evenly.

Bake for about 15-20 minutes, until a colour of pieces of ground dough turns golden, or light-brown.

Boil the sweetened condenced milk (or use already boiled one).

Soak the raisins for about 15 minutes in a 1-2 cups very hot water.

Meanwhile, blend the condenced milk and softened butter.

Note: You can add a vanilla sugar into a cream.

Then, dry out raisins, and place into a large sauce-pan.

Place the baked dough into the sauce pan, and pound into not very small pieces (1/3" size).

Stir well with the cream, and shape as you like.

You can shape on a flat dish as an anthill, or place it into a mold.

Then, put into a refrigerator for about 8 hours, or overnight.

After that, it can be easily cut into portions.

Note:
You can (optionally) add more ingredients into cream, on your taste.

Quick Fried Pie

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 19:23.

Ingredients for 1:

For dough:

5 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 egg
2 tbsp sour cream
1-2 tbsp mayonnaise
Pinch of salt

Filling ingredients:

1-2 tbsp any tomato sauce
3-4 tbsp chopped boiled meat, or sausages, or ham
1 tsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp chopped onions
1 tbsp chopped greens on your taste
3-4 tbsp any ground cheese

1 tsp vegetable oil

Method:

Blend all ingredients for dough.

Pre-heat a skillet on a medium heating, pour the oil.

When oil starts bubbling, pour the dough in the skillet.

Sprinkle dough with the tomato sauce, put the chopped meat evenly on top, sprinkle with the chopped onions and greens, then with the mayonnaise, and then with the ground cheese.

Cover the skillet with a lid.

Cook until a pie bottom turns light brown, and cheese turns melted.

Serve hot.

Black Currant Cake

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 09/29/2013 - 06:51.

Ingredients:

10.5 oz (300 g) flour
3.5 oz (100 g) ground almonds
6 oz (160 g) butter
2 eggs
4 oz (120 g) sugar
2 tsp baking powder

1 lb (450 g) fresh black currants
4 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp potato or corn starch

Method:

Stir the flour, baking powder, sugar, and ground almonds.

Cut the butter into small cubes, put into flour mix, and rub by hands butter with flour, to get small fatty crumbs.

Then, add the eggs, stir fast to get a mild dough, roll in a plastic wrapper piece, and place in a refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

Divide the dough into 2/3 and 1/3 parts, return 1/3 dough back into refrigerator.

Sprinkle a baking shape with a flour, spread 2/3 of the dough on a bottom, and make side boards from dough with a 2“ height.

Stir the black currants with the sugar and starch.

Put currants into the baking shape over dough.

Crumble the remaining dough evenly on a layer of black currant.

Pre-heat an oven to 380 F (190 C), and bake the pie for about 30-40 minutes, depends on oven.

Let to cool in the baking shape.

Note:
If you try to take out pie while it is hot or warm, you just broke it.

Cheese Cookies

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 07/27/2013 - 15:47.

Ingredients:

125 g (4.5 oz) butter
90 g (3 oz) ground cheese
1 cup flour
1 cup cornflakes
1 egg
1 tbsp milk
1 pinch salt
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
½ tsp baking powder

Method:

Warm the butter until it is soft.

Place butter, the ground cheese, sifted flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, and cornflakes in a deep bowl, and stir well.

Blend the milk and egg.

Leave 2 tbsp of the milk-egg mix for greasing, the rest of it pour on the flour-cheese mix.

Stir thoroughly.

Shape small bolls from every teaspoon of a dough.

Grease a baking sheet with the butter, and put the dough balls with a distance 2“ from each other.

Press the ball tops, and grease with the egg-milk mix.

Pre-heat an oven to 200 C (400 F), and bake the cookies for about 14 – 16 minutes.

Cool, and serve.

Khvorost

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sat, 05/25/2013 - 18:19.

Ingredients:

3 cups sifted flour
3 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp vodka
Vegetable oil for frying
1 tbsp confectioners' sugar

Method:

Put the flour into a deep bowl.

Stir-in the eggs into it, one at a time.

Add the 1/2 cup sugar, salt, water, and vodka.

Blend to make a dough.

Roll out very thin on a well-floured board.

Cut into strips about 3"-5"(7-12 cm) long and 1.5" (4 cm) wide.

Make a small slit in the middle of each strip, and pull one or both ends through it.

Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer, or frying pan.

Fry the strips, several at a time, until they are slightly brown.

Drain on paper towels, and sprinkle with the confectioners' sugar.

Serve warm with a tea.

Home-Made Crackers

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 08:32.

Ingredients:

0.5 cup vegetable oil
0.5 cup warm water
2.5 cup flour
Pinch of salt
2 tbsp margarine for baking
Parchment paper

Method:

Stir the flour, salt, and vegetable oil, then add the warm water by teaspoons stirring permanently to get a soft, not sticky dough.

Add the greens (fresh or dried), or caraway seeds, or sesame seeds, or chopped sun-dried tomatoed, or chopped olives, or paprika, or combination of the add-ons.

Stir well.

Cover a baking sheet with a piece of parchment paper.

Rub the paper with the margarine.

Pre-heat an oven to 400 F (200 C).

Roll the dough as thin as possible, and put on the baking sheet.

Cut off the extras, and roll them one more time, for next portion of crackers.

Cut the dough on baking sheet into rectangles.

Bake the crackers for about 15 minutes.

Crackers are ready.

Continue until you run out of dough.

Carrot Pie - 2

Submitted by Nobility_Cuisine on Sun, 03/10/2013 - 09:13.

Ingredients:

For dough:

2.5 cup flour
9 0z (250 g) margarine
4 tbsp sour cream
Pinch of salt
Pinch of baking soda

For stuffing:

3 medium carrots
3 medium onions
7 oz (200 g) ground soft cheese (preferably, smoked one)
4 eggs
1 tbsp margarine or butter
Salt and spices on your taste

Method:

Peel and grate the carrots and onions separately.

Stir-fry onions with the 1 tbsp margarine.

Simmer carrots with small amount of water until readiness (when carrots are not crunchy).

Cool carrots and onions, and stir all stuffing ingredients together.

Melt the margarine, and stir the all dough ingredients together.

Pour the dough in a baking dish.

Place the stiffing layer on a top, make an even surface.

Note: You can sprinkle the pie surface with a mayonnaise if you like it.

Pre-heat an oven to 340 F (170 C), and bake the pie for about 20 minutes.

Then, turn the heating to 400 F (200 C), and bake for 15 minutes more.

Serve hot or cold.