Cake monastic hut, the recipe of which is describedbelow, looks very unusual and in the winter, is not it? In Europe, where the recipe came from Russia, it is called "firewood under the snow." And indeed, this masterpiece of Russian cuisine resembles a pile of wood, covered with fluffy snow.
This recipe I have often appears on the table in theduring family gatherings. Cook it a bit troublesome, why not cook it often, but on New Year's - is necessary. Especially for this summer cake preservatives few cans of cherries in their own juice, without bones, so there is always fruit, ready for use.
If you do not have cherries, canned so, you can always buy in the store cherry compote and remove the stones from the cherries, but in this case it is necessary to add a little sugar to the dough, otherwise the cake will not be enough sweet.
Ready cake needs some time(Usually enough one night), so that all layers (wood) impregnated with sour cream. For this purpose, it should be left in a cool place (but not in the refrigerator) for at least 10-12 hours. Therefore, if you are planning to treat someone "Monastic hut", prepare the cake for the day yesterday.