Baking // Easter cake

Lemon cake with turmeric

  • yeast - 40 grams
  • eggs - 5 pieces (4-for-test, 1-for glaze)
  • sugar - 1 cup
  • powdered sugar - 100 grams (for glaze)
  • milkor water - 0.5 cups of flour
  • - 3.5 Glass (3-for-test, 2-tablespoon for sourdough)
  • butter - 150 grams
  • turmeric - 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • - 1 Each
  • zest of one lemon - 1 Each
  • salt - 1 pinch
  • raisins - 1 cup
  • hazelnut or almond - 0.5 cups
  • cognac - 2 tbsp.spoon

Dilute yeast in lukewarm water or milk.Intervene in the dissolved yeast sugar and flour and leave until frothy.Now a little fry nuts and crush them to pieces with a knife.Wash the raisins and pour into it 2 tablespoons of brandy.Brew turmeric, bay of its two teaspoons of boiling water.Take one egg.We separate the white from the yolk.+ More yolk, beat 3 eggs with the sugar in a solid foam.Pour the resulting mixture into 1 and stirred with a mixer at low speed.Add to the mix the softened butter, lemon zest, salt, vanilla and brewed turmeric.All together, stir until smooth.Now pour in th

e yeast sponge dough and mix.Pour another 1.5 cups of flour and stir.The finished dough should have a soft, lipnuschim to the spoon, but easily stirred.The capacity of the dough is covered and in a warm place.The dough should rise at least twice.When the dough has come, adding to it the raisins and nuts.Then add 0.5 cups of flour and mix all oiled hand.While stirring as if we raise, and knead the dough rises again.Two small baking dish grease with vegetable oil and sprinkle with flour.The bottom may be paved with baking parchment.We put the dough to 1/3 the height of the form and put the form in a warm place.The dough should rise to the edges of the form.Preheat the oven to 170-180 ° C.Bake 50 minutes to one and a half hours.It all depends on the size of the cakes.If on top of cake is too early to get dark, cover it with foil or wet with baking paper, and turn down the temperature to 150-160.Willingness to check the cake with a wooden stick.While the cake is baked, you can prepare the glaze.Take the remaining egg white and whisk with a mixer at high speed.Gradually add sugar while continuing to whisk.Also, add 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice for flavor and light acidity.Watering glaze can be like a hot cake, and cooled.Enjoy your meal!

Servings: 2 pieces