It is now the holiday season, which also means that feasts are set to be on tables. Sure, you can deep-fry a turkey, go for roasted beef or grilled pork, you can prepare any of these mouth-watering dishes on your table for the entire family to enjoy.
After all, one of the real purposes of the season is spending time with your family, especially loved ones who have been away since the pandemic hit the world.
Now the question is, are you prepared for a delectable dessert? Nothing is better for a full tummy other than a touch of a sweet dessert, wouldn’t you agree?
As for your choice of dessert, sure there are a lot- but do you still have time to prepare them? Worry no more because The Perfect Refuge is here to save the day.
You may have already seen a lot of cake recipes all over the internet but, so far, this is one of the easiest to make. This is a low-cost cake recipe that will save you from the trouble and your pocket as well.
Also known as the “Wonderful Polish Cake” it only requires a couple of ingredients.
In fact, you most likely can easily find them in your kitchen already. Without further ado, let’s go ahead and get down to making this recipe into reality.
To make this “wonderful Polish Cake”, you must have the following ingredients. (Pro Tip: make sure to do your conversions on the measurements or pull out the kitchen scale ahead of time.)
For the dough:
- 150 grams of flour or (1 + 1/2 CUP)
- 100 ml of water or (1/2 CUP)
- 100 ml of milk or (1/2 CUP)
- 80 grams of butter or (1/3 CUP)
- 4 pieces of eggs
- 1 teaspoon of baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
For the cake’s cream:
- 500 ml of milk
- 150 grams of sugar or (1 + 1/2 CUP)
- 100 grams of flour or (1 CUP)
- 2 pieces of eggs
- 180 grams of butter or (3/4 cup)
For the step-by-step procedure…
Step Number One: To prepare the dough, melt 80g of butter in a deep cooking pan. Once melted, add 100ml of milk, 100ml of water, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, then wait until it boils.
Step Number Two: In a bowl, put the 150g of flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder, then mix well. When the wet mixture above starts to boil, add this dry mixture. Mix thoroughly, when the dough stops sticking to the pan, that means it’s ready.
Step Number Three: Preheat the oven to 400℉. Toss the dough into a mixing bowl, let it cool, then add the eggs. Just add 1 egg at a time and make sure to mix it with the dough well.
Step Number Four: As the recipe video suggests, prepare a 25cm pan with parchment paper/baking paper at the bottom. Pour half of the dough for the first layer of the cake. Spread well and then bake it in the oven for 20 minutes, just put it on the medium-low part of the oven. Repeat this step for the other half of the dough or the second layer of the cake, then set aside.
Step Number Five: For the cream, beat 2 eggs and add 150g of sugar, mix well. Then add 100g of flour and 500ml of milk, mix well, then bring this mixture to a boil with occasional stirring. When the mixture begins boiling, just let it cook for 3 minutes. Once done, cover it and let it cool.
Step Number Six: Using a hand mixer, mix 180 – 200g of butter in a mixing bowl. Then add a portion of the cream at a time, do this procedure until the entire cream mixture is used.
Step Number Seven: Put the first layer of cake back into the pan, then top it with the cream mixture. Spread the cream well before adding the second layer of cake on top, then put it in the fridge for 2 hours.
Step Number Eight: Sprinkle some icing sugar (or any topping that you like) on top before serving. Enjoy!
Enjoy this recipe with the entire family and other loved ones. This cake will certainly bring their taste buds a sweet treat. Try this cake recipe and make sure to share your creations online. You can also check their blogsite here.
Watch the video tutorial on the Wonderful Polish Cake below.
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