Zebra cake with sour cream

Servings: 5 Cooking time: 1 hour 20 minutes


Zebra Cake, a recipe from the photo on which sour creamHere you can read, has a very exotic look. If you submit your it on the table, all at once I will be wondering how you made these bands within the pie. In fact, to do this is not difficult. Below I'll show you how to prepare a striped pie - with step by step description.

Zebra Cake, a simple recipe that I proposeon this page has a very moist texture and good taste, because it complied with the perfect balance between the taste of the chocolate cake and cream white.

If you follow this step by step instructions, zebra cake will turn out perfect in taste and preparation process is simple and takes less than half an hour.

By the way, in addition to sour cream, you can cook a cake zebra on kefir (see a recipe on this page).

Ingredients for "Zebra cake with sour cream":

For the dough

  • 5 eggs;
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar;
  • 100 g of butter at room temperature;
  • cup sour cream;
  • 1/3 hours of baking soda.;
  • . 1 teaspoon baking powder;
  • 3 tbsp. spoons cocoa powder;
  • 2 cups of flour.

For the chocolate glaze

  • 100 g butter;
  • 5 Art. spoonfuls of milk;
  • 6 tablespoons. spoons of sugar;
  • 5 Art. tablespoons of cocoa powder.

For cream

  • 1 cup cream;
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar.

Recipe "Zebra cake with sour cream":

Mix the butter and sugar
Mix the softened butter with the sugar.

Beat eggs with sugar
In a separate bowl, beat the eggs with 1 cup of sugar.

Mix the butter and eggs together
Add the butter to the beaten egg and mix well.

Add the sour cream and soda
In the sour cream, add the baking powder and baking soda. Pour all the dough.

Add the flour and stir
Add the flour to the dough and stir until smooth smooth state.

We share dough in half
Divide dough into two separate half bowl, add cocoa powder in one of them.
Stir cocoa - until completely dissolved.

Pour the batter into the mold alternately from the two bowls
Grease a baking dish with oil (the best - split mold for the cake).
Pour one-by-two tablespoons of light and dark dough to the center of the form.

Do not flatten the dough!
Follow the instructions strictly: pour exactly in the center, exactly 2 spoons and do not try to help spread the dough.
No need to flatten the dough with a spoon or tilt the form.
Start with the white dough and pour until the end both types of test.

Bake the cake in the oven zebra
Bake the cake in the oven at a zebra 190-200 oC for 40 minutes.
Pierce the cake in the center of a wooden toothpick to make sure that it is ready (from the finished cake toothpick should come out dry).

We took out the cake and allowed to cool
Remove the cake from the oven and place it on the grill - until cool.
After the cake has cooled, cut it into two parts horizontally.

Beat cream and lubricates cakes
Whip the heavy cream with a cup half a cup of powdered sugar.
Lubricate the two whipped cream cake slice (it will take about half of the cream).

Putting together shortcakes
Connect cakes slices butt.
The rest of the whipped cream, apply all over the cake surface.

Prepare the chocolate icing
Now prepare the chocolate glaze: In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

Heat the glaze until thickened
Add milk, sugar and cocoa.
Beat this mixture on low heat until it thickens.

Cover the cake with glaze
Cover the cake with chocolate icing on top and place in the fridge for a couple of hours to become impregnated with cream cakes and frozen glaze.

Serve cake zebra on the table
All! Your Zebra cake with sour cream is ready! Cut it into wedges and serve with tea or coffee.
Bon Appetit!

P.S. I decorated the top of the cake with white chocolate shavings. You can do the same, or at its discretion.

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