Cooking options for delicious pancake cakes
How to make a pancake dough?
The basis of the pancake cake is thin flavored pancakes. Cooking them is a whole art, which requires certain skills and knowledge of culinary secrets.
The most crucial process is making dough for pancakes. Of course, each housewife has its own tricks to help make the pancakes beautiful in appearance and delicate in taste.
The recipe for the correct dough for pancake cake involves the use of the following ingredients:
- milk or whey;
- vegetable oil.
First, you need to break eggs in a large container and mix them with flour, salt, sugar, and then gradually add the liquid. This method allows you to get the dough without lumps, even if you use for whipping is not a mixer, and the usual whisk.Moreover, many housewives prefer to perform this process manually, since the mixer may excessively beat the dough before foaming, which will worsen the quality of pancakes.
No recipe contains the exact amount of ingredients, but there are proportions that allow you to get the correct consistency and structure of the batter. For example, for one glass of flour, approximately two glasses of milk or whey should be taken. To make pancakes tasty, it is better to dilute milk or whey with boiled water at room temperature in a ratio of 5: 1, that is, 1 liter of milk must be mixed with 200 milliliters of water.
The consumption of eggs is the following: for 1 liter of dough, 3 chicken eggs go away, for 1.2 liters you can take 4 eggs. Be sure to add vegetable oil to the dough so that during baking the pancake does not stick to the surface of the pan and turn out to be rosy. At 0.5 liters of dough is added 1 tablespoon of oil.
Secrets of baking pancakes
But if such dishes are not available, you can bake them in the simplest frying pan of average diameter.If the dishes are too large, there may be problems turning the pancake over. In a small frying pan, cooking will take much more time and effort. For this reason, it is better to choose dishes with a diameter of no more than 25 centimeters, unless the recipe contains other recommendations.
Before starting the process, it is necessary to warm the pancake maker over high heat and pour a little vegetable oil on it. The correct recipe gives the following recommendation: pancakes are baked on medium heat from both sides until golden brown. In this case, you can not cover the pan with a lid.
During cooking, it is convenient to grease the pan with a piece of bacon dipped in vegetable oil. If you use only vegetable oil, you can not pour a large amount of it into the pan, otherwise the pancakes are very saturated with fat.
Finished pancakes can be greased with melted butter. This will give even greater flavor and taste to the delicacy, as well as butter to prevent the products from sticking to each other, simplify further work during the formation of the pancake cake.
A simple recipe for pancake cake with condensed milk
The classic recipe by which you can make a cake of pancakes stuffed with boiled condensed milk is simple and convenient. For the filling you will need the following components:
- 700 grams of boiled condensed milk;
- 100 grams of dark chocolate;
- 300 grams of butter;
- 1 cup of walnuts.
Pancakes must be cooked in the classical way, and then wait until they cool down. At this time, you can fry the nuts a little in a frying pan, or dry them in the oven, and then chop them. Then the cream is prepared - you need to beat the soft butter with a whisk with condensed milk. You can add a little cinnamon and vanilla to the cream to add a delicate flavor.
Next, you need to create a pancake cake with condensed milk as follows: alternately lubricate the pancakes with oil-condensed cream. Every third pancake should be sprinkled with grated chocolate and chopped nuts. Between the layers, you can put candied fruits or raisins. The cake must be decorated to your liking. With the help of chocolate chips, you can make an inscription or a picture. Nuts are also good for decorating dishes. The recipe for such a delicacy is simple and fairly budget.
Pancake cake with fruit and sour cream
Pancake cake with condensed milk can be prepared with the addition of fruit. This recipe is well suited for tea in the warm season, when fruits are available. In winter, you can use apples, kiwi and bananas. For the filling, you need to mix 200 grams of boiled condensed milk and half a glass of sugar with sour cream, which will require about 300 grams.
In summer, you can use peaches, early apples, apricots or berries - raspberries, strawberries, currants. Fruits will suit any, the main thing is to mix them with sugar in the correct proportion so that the cake will not turn out too sour to taste. It is best to caramelize sugar and mix it with fresh, pre-ground fruits or berries. This filling should be wrapped in pancake-shaped pancakes.
It is not difficult to form a cake - the lower layers should be smeared with a cream of condensed cream. When the process is completed on 1/3, you need to lay out pancakes in the form of tubes with fruit and berry filling and carefully smear this layer with cream. It is best to decorate the cake with berries and powdered sugar. In winter, you can lay out a pattern of slices of banana and kiwi, or spread the top layer of jam.
The recipe for a delicious pancake cake is practical and simple.At the same time, the delicacy turns out to be unusually gentle, therefore, it will appeal to almost everyone.This dessert is prepared at any time of the year. In the summer you can add fruit, and in the winter - chocolate and nuts. Of course, it will not become a full-fledged substitute for the favorite real cake, but it will be able to decorate any tea drinking.