The story of the Kiev cake

• The story of the Kiev cake

Kyiv cake - one of the most delicious delicacies of the Soviet era, which continues to be in great demand and is backed by an unwavering reputation as an excellent dessert treats. The most important elements of this cake is its unique cakes and cream. You can try to recreate a cake at home. In general, they say that this cake generally created by mistake.

The story of the Kiev cake

A bit of history

The story of the Kiev cake

Epic version of

There is a legend that the famous Kyiv cake was created at the confectionery factory of Karl Marx (in our time, this company is a factory "Roshen") by mistake in 1956. Like, one shift spoiled batch of egg protein for biscuits, having forgotten to put it in the refrigerator. Next is a change decided to hide the error and colleagues to make a cake of what was left. The then head of the biscuit shop - Konstantin Petrenko did not even dare to suggest at the moment that the new crispy crusts become legend Confectionary USSR! And at the same time one of the symbols of the city and the company.

The story of the Kiev cake

officially

However, on the most beautiful story of visiting a factory in Kiev cake called just a legend. In fact, Kiev cake is the fruit of hard work and research of dozens of pastry, which began in 1956. Cake patented in 1973. Council of Ministers of the State Committee for Inventions and Discoveries issued copyright certificate Kuril confectioners Anne and Fastovets-Kalinovskaya Galina. Of course, after the creation of the work of the cake did not stand still. Each year, the Kiev cake recipe slightly changed, became better. Note: in Soviet times, each pastry chef who worked on Kyiv cake was his own handwriting. To date, this practice has completely abandoned in favor of the unification of production.

baking cakes Recipe

The story of the Kiev cake

First of all it is necessary to prepare cakes. To do this, you need to perform several actions. First, gently separated from the yolks 10 proteins. After that, a cup of sugar is added to little vanilla, taken the tip of a knife. Following taken glass nuts (preferably hazelnuts) which are roasted and crushed and then mixed with 1.5 tablespoons flour (about 45-50 grams). Then you need to whip the whites, gradually hammering them until the sugar until a stable foam.

When all of the above is done, you need to carefully add the flour and nuts and quickly (but carefully!) To make kneading. This should be smooth movements up and down. While the resulting mass is not settled, it should be split into two parchment paper lined baking sheet so that the substance does not exceed the height of one centimeter. Baked cakes 2-2.5 hours at a temperature of 150 degrees.

The recipe of cream "Charlotte"

The story of the Kiev cake

The most important part of the cake, of course, is a cream. At first taken two 1-2 egg yolks, which are ground with a glass of sugar. The mass obtained is added to half sachet vanillin and half a cup of milk. All this is cooked to a boil in a water bath with constant stirring. Meanwhile, whisk should be a good pack of butter (no salt!). Whisk need until foamy state. After that, the oil is driven chilled mixture of eggs, sugar and milk. Optional: at this stage it is possible to pour in the cream liqueur or a glass of good cognac.

To supplement the cream can jam, crushed nuts, coffee, cocoa powder, and many more than others. At this stage, you can safely let your imagination run wild! When the cream is ready, just need to soak them cakes and cake give it brew, then you can safely apply a treat on the table.