Russian vanilla cake choux dough

Servings: 8 Cooking time: 1 hour. 50 minutes


Cake choux dough described in thispage resembles a cake Napoleon. However, this cake recipe is different from Napoleon like the simplicity of preparation and composition products. Cake choux dough for this recipe requires only one egg and a bit of cheese.

I try to cook curd as often as possible. When my children were young, they did not like cottage cheese. As a result, I learned to bake all sorts of cakes with cream cheese: cheese rolls, sochniki with cheese, lazy dumplings, cheesecakes with cottage cheese are not translated in our menu.

Cream of cake choux dough I make a mixture of cream cheese and condensed milk with butter - get a great thick and custard, while useful for children.

As decoration I use crumb cakes,however, you can decorate a fruit (strawberries or kiwi) if desired cake choux dough - to taste, they are perfectly combined with cream and shortcakes. In general, try it yourself. The cake simple and delicious, in addition, this recipe does not require a lot of preparation time.

Ingredients for a "Russian vanilla cake choux pastry":

For the dough

  • 1 egg;
  • 1 cup sugar;
  • 6 tablespoons. spoons of milk at room temperature;
  • . 1 teaspoon baking soda;
  • 80 g butter (4 tablespoons.);
  • 2 cups white flour in / s.

For cream

  • 2 bags (10 g) vanilla sugar;
  • 1 cup whipping cream (25-30%);
  • 320g soft butter (16 tablespoons.);
  • 300 g of cottage cheese;
  • 1 can (400 g) of condensed milk.

Recipe "Russian vanilla cake choux pastry":

Beat eggs with sugar
Whisk the egg with a cup of sugar (the first 2 ingredients).
Beat with electric mixer for 5 minutes.
Transfer the mixture into a medium-sized saucepan, add 6 tablespoons of milk, a teaspoon of baking soda and softened butter.

Heat the dough on a steam bath
Bring to a boil a large pot of water.
Place the saucepan over boiling water (not water) and hold for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add the flour Choux pastry
Remove mixture from heat and immediately add the flour, stirring until the dough is smooth.
Let the dough cool down (it will then thicken).

We share dough into 9 parts
Divide the dough into 9 equal parts around.
Turn on the oven, let them warm up to 180 degrees C.

Roll out each piece of dough into a circle custard
Place a sheet of parchment paper on the counter and sprinkle it with flour. Also, sprinkle with flour dough and a rolling pin.
Roll out with a rolling pin one piece of dough into a circle of about 27-30 cm in diameter.

Cropped cake shaped in a circle
To make the cake perfectly round, move the bowl, the lid of the pot or other round object and cut the edges of the dough.

Bake cakes in the oven
Bake the cake in the preheated oven until golden brown (for about 4-5 minutes).

From the scraps of dough bake the cake of any shape
To save time, I used a separate sheet of parchment paper for each cake and baked 2 cakes at the same time.
From the scraps of dough roll irregularly shaped cake and bake it too - it will fit for the crumbs.

Beat cream mixer
Pour the cream into a bowl and beat with a mixer until stiff peaks form (for about 5-6 minutes).

Mix butter, cheese and condensed milk
Mix well with an electric mixer, cream butter, cottage cheese and condensed milk.

Add the cream to the cream and vanilla sugar
Add to this mixture, whipped cream and vanilla sugar.

Mix all the ingredients of the cream
Stir well using a spatula or mixer.

Cooking crumb cake decorations made of choux pastry
On the table with a rolling pin remember the cake, which is designed for the crumbs.

Coat with cream cakes
Begin assembling the cake, placing the first layer on a large plate and generously lubricate it with glaze.

Grease cream cake top and sides
Put the cake for Korzh, lubricating them with glaze and lightly pressed, before smear each.
Grease the cake top and sides of the remaining glaze.

Sprinkle crumb cake choux dough
Sprinkle the cake crumbs on top and on the sides.
Place it in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours (better - on the night).

Slice and serve the cake choux dough
Slice and serve your layer cake for tea or coffee.
Bon Appetit!

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