great feast of Easter this year falls on April 15th.Easter cake symbolizes how Jesus ate with his disciples the bread that they believe in his resurrection.Subsequently, there was a tradition - the feast of the Resurrection of Christ in the church to leave the bread.Christians in this day to help the poor, orphans and the poor: giving away the consecrated food.
cakes prepared in large quantities, to have enough for all the guests who come to the house.
In kulichnoe dough made putting a lot of eggs, sugar and butter to the dough was not callous butter in storage. cooking dough began on the night of Thursday to Friday, and then the whole day baking cakes and Saturday sanctify them in the church.With the test we must take good care, good to wrap it from drafts.For baking cakes use special high cylindrical shapes from thick sheet metal, but can be taken and a small amount of aluminum cookware 1-1.5 liters to propeklis good cakes.
Ready made cakes richly decorated : white icing, colored sprinkles,
Easter cake with raisins
This is a classic recipe for a large family, which is preparing for Easter many delicious cakes.If you want to reduce the proportion, simply divide all the ingredients in half.
One liter of milk home a little heated, so it was warm, but not hot.If you accidentally overheated, slightly cool the milk.Divorce in milk 100 g of fresh yeast and 1 tablespoonsugar.After half an hour add 1 kg sifted flour, stir with a wooden spoon.After another half hour we add half a teaspoon of salt, 25 yolks and 1 kg of sugar - stir until sugar is dissolved and add another 1 kg of flour.
After 3-4 hours add 500 g soft margarine, add the optional pack of ground cardamom (6 g) and a little more flour if necessary.Raisins 200-300 g must first be washed and dried (better to take the light raisins).And added to the dough.On the table, sprinkle with a little flour and put the dough, knead it should be 30-40 minutes.Hands can be periodically greased with olive oil, pour the flour, if necessary.When the dough knead well, put it back in the bowl and put another 2.5 hours in a warm place.
forms necessary lined with oiled paper, then put the dough back.Filling shapes need to go to third and half more test (time about 1 hour).Then coming up to put the dough in the oven, preheated to 200 degrees and bake for 1 hour.If the cake starts to be burnt on top, cover it dry it with paper or foil.At this time, prepare the next portion, which just rise during this time.
Ready remove the cake from the oven and place it on its side, and leave in this position until the bottom is hot.Then remove from the mold.
glaze for cakes : 3 protein is necessary to shake up with 300 grams of powdered sugar, add 1-2 tbsplemon juice.Beat with a mixer until a viscous consistency.Lubricate the cooled cake frosting on top and garnish with colored sprinkles, raisins and nuts.
Easter cake "Flower»
Cooking Butter yeast dough: 1 cup milk heated, it breed 5 tbsp40 g of sugar and yeast.Gradually add the flour to (2-3 tbsp.).The dough should have as pancakes.Remove the dough in a warm place for 1-2 hours, so it is well risen.50 g of butter melt, cool and add to the dough to the same 50 grams of vegetable oil.A beat 2 eggs in lush lather and gently put into the dough, add a pinch of salt and a second portion of flour (2 cups).Now well knead the dough until it is elastic, at this time, approximately about 1 hour.
For filling wash and dry 50-100 g raisins .Melt 2 tablespoonsbutter, cool it.The finished dough roll out the layer of about 0, 5 cm, spread it with butter.Spread the filling over it: raisins, candied bit, vanilla, sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.Now fold the dough roll that was filling inside.Carefully shift it on a greased baking sheet and turn in the ring.The edges of the roll to lubricate the egg protein, and a good pinch connect at the intersection.Using a knife, scissors, make cuts across the diameter.The ring should come in a warm place for 30 minutes.Approached the ring spread beaten egg yolk, trying not to trample.Bake flower should 20-25 minutes at a temperature of 200 ° C.Ready roll top cover with a clean towel and let it stand for 15-20 minutes.
anoint a roll can be a conventional glaze can be orange. Orange Glaze made from 2 tbsp2 tsp caster sugarorange juice: it is necessary to whip up mass medium consistency.Roll grease glaze, decorate raisins, candied fruit.
Easter cake on the festive table symbolizes the presence of God in the world and in human life.
sweetness, baking, beauty Easter cake, so the Lord has expressed concern about any human being, his compassion, mercy, indulgence to the infirmities of human nature, a willingness to listen to any prayer, come to the aid sinner.
Lovely hostess with the upcoming Happy Easter!Cook from the heart, with the mood and then all the dishes you will have a delicious and beautiful.