delicious cake turtle


  • Necessary ingredients
  • The process of preparing the dough
  • The process of preparing the cream and icing

Cake Recipe "Turtle" with sour cream was invented many years ago, but the dish never ceases to please cooks ease of preparation and excellent taste.
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Necessary ingredients

The number of different recipes are many, but the classic best. During cooking, you can add nuts, dried fruits, experimenting with cream, but the main secret lies in the cream, it will be more than better. The name "Turtle" was given a cake by his appearance resembling a turtle shell and protruding claws, tail and head. To prepare the classic recipe - cake with sour cream - need the following ingredients:


  • egg fresh medium size - 6 pcs .;
  • baking powder (can replace soda with citric acid) - 1h. l.,
  • flour (or first) - about 2 tablespoons .;
  • granulated sugar (preferably small) - 1, 5 st .;
  • butter (can substitute margarine) - '50

Sour cream:

  • cream of 20% - 1 L;
  • granulated sugar (preferably powdered sugar) - 1, 5 st ..

Chocolate Glaze (you can select at the discretion of the hostess)

Option 1:

  • chocolate milk - 100 g;
  • cream - 100 ml.

Option 2:

  • butter - 50 g;
  • any sugar - 2, 5, Art. L .;
  • Cocoa powder - 3 tbsp. L .;
  • milk or cream - 2 tbsp. l.


For decoration you can use any edible material, but is best suited condensed milk, it can be on top of the glaze outline tortoise shell. It is also worth experimenting with color marmalade round and get a colorful cake. If a child or adult does not like dark chocolate, the glaze can easily be made of white tiles, pre-Melt it.

 simple recipe for turtle cake with sour cream
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The process of preparing the dough

The recipe on which to prepare the cake "Turtle", is starting to translate into reality with the basics - cookies.

  1. Take a deep bowl, pour into it all the eggs one at a time with the whites and yolks, add sugar. Stir well and start whipping mixer until fluffy mass and volume, it is expected to increase three-fold. The secret to beating lies in the fact that the eggs have to be cool and fresh, and sugar - not large.
  2. Then add in the future cake melted butter, quickly but gently stir it into the mixture.
  3. The next step, which involves the recipe should be the addition of flour. Before that, it is good to sift. Pour the flour into the egg-oil mass, not to forget the baking powder. Mix well, the dough should be like thick cream.
  4. The resulting dough is put one tablespoon at a greased baking sheet and bake about 20 minutes at 180-200 degrees. Circles, like pancakes, have browned slightly, it indicates readiness.

The dough should try to pour on a baking flat circles, otherwise the turtle will turn out not very smooth. Flour sifting necessarily otherwise pancakes can not get up and get Cleckley. The amount of bulk ingredients may be larger or smaller, depending on their quality.

 Different turtle cake recipes
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The process of preparing the cream and icing

Recipe "Turtle" on which to prepare the cake, should include namely sour cream, technology of its preparation of the next.

  1. Sour cream should be not less than 20% fat, it is advisable not to buy it in the store and on the market, or plant, as shops, before selling, diluted with water or milk from that when whipping it spreads rather than thickens. If, however, sour cream shops, it is necessary to defend it. Sour cream to put on the gauze, folded in half and tie a bag, put on a sieve or colander, put on a deep container or in the sink. Two hours later, when the excess fluid is drained, the next shift cream in a deep bowl.
  2. Smetana beat with a mixer, gradually adding the sugar until until no grains crunch. Initially, the recipe, "Turtle" suggests powder, her process of preparing the cream on the cake is faster. Also, if you like to cook a little sour taste toppings you can add to the cream of citric acid in the death of the knife.

After the cream to begin preparing the glaze, it can be done in two ways.

  1. Melt milk or bitter or white chocolate in the microwave or in a water bath. Add a little cream to the consistency of sour cream. You can not take chocolate with raisins, nuts, cereals, and other additives. As practice shows, such tiles are not fired, and undercooked.
  2. The second method recipe icing on the cake takes a little longer, but it turns out not less tasty. Slip all the ingredients and put on a plate (preferably a water bath). Boil, without boiling, for 5-7 minutes. After cooking, be sure to cool to room temperature, the mass thickens.

After all the components on the cake "Turtle" ready to start formation, which involves a prescription. All cookies put into a container and mix with sour cream. Spread on a flat dish in the form of a slide-shell, leaving four in the decoration. Of the two lay whole muzzle and tail, 2 left, cut in half and put in place feet. Drizzle evenly shell glaze, decorate as desired, leave overnight for impregnation.

 Cake "Turtle" with sour cream

 Tyrolean cake with strawberries


  • Legend of the Austrian cake
  • What is the famous Austrian dessert?
  • Sand Cherry Pie
  • Cake with mincemeat
  • Cheese Dessert Tyrol
  • Tips Housekeeping tip

In recent years, Russia has a lot of new dishes and foods, a variety of flavors citizens. This news came from abroad, and when he heard about them, many are trying to find victuals viands on supermarket shelves or in the menu of cafes and restaurants to try them. Among the variety of foreign cuisine occupies a special place baking, because a lot of people by nature a sweet tooth.

That's why, when he heard the name of desserts cheesecake brioli, strudel, Tyrolean cakes and learn their prescription, most mistresses running to the kitchen, trying to create your own hands these exquisite masterpieces. Pies from Tyrol are the product though imported to Russia recently, but had time to find a whole army of fans. The secret to the popularity of these cakes, where they came to us and how to prepare a delicious and beautiful dessert?
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Legend of the Austrian cake

Tyrolean cakes are now known in many countries, and in fact could be the world about them and would not know if it was not the case. In Austria there is one old legend, which could well be in fact. Legend has it that one day, a few centuries ago, the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph went hunting with his entourage in the forest neighborhood of Tyrol. After a successful day with the favor of the lap of nature, of the royal family and its close we were surprised to find that lost. Having strayed a time of dense bush, the travelers came upon a path that led them to a small village at the foot of the Alps.

Going into the first hut, tired and hungry poor Franz Joseph confused its inhabitants asking to feed him and his entourage. Since farmers no refined food nobles in the house was not available, the owner filed a single dish, which she had prepared before the arrival of unexpected guests. It was a berry tart, baked according to an old family recipe. Tasting food, the emperor was surprised and delighted with its delicate flavor. Franz Joseph generously thanked peasants. This family will never stricken by becoming the supplier of delicious cakes to the Austrian court, where they tried nobles. So gradually it grew and expenses of the fame of the pie, which received later the name of Tyrolean and his recipe eventually became available to others.

 Tyrolean cake with raspberries and blueberries
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What is the famous Austrian dessert?

The famous Tyrolean cake - a confection of sand or biscuit dough with a delicate custard, decorated with berries or fruit.

The most widely used cherry, blueberry and strawberry desserts, but many prefer to pineapple, apple, and even cheesecake. In addition to the classical version, currently there are several types of Tyrolean cake. It can be cooked as apple pie or cake, filled with top fruit and berry jelly. The dough can add nuts, cinnamon, cloves. But the fruit or berries must be an essential ingredient of this dish. Here are 3 recipes Austrian dessert. And every sweet tooth will find a Tyrolean cake to your liking.

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Sand Cherry Pie

This recipe is a classic pie from the Tyrol. To cook it you need three product groups.

  1. Products for the dough: 200 g butter, 1-1, 3 tbsp. sugar, 1, 5-2 Art. flour, 1 egg.
  2. Products cream 3 eggs, 2 tbsp. milk, 1 tbsp. l. flour, 1 tbsp. l. starch, 100 g of powdered sugar.
  3. Items fruit filling: 2 tbsp. cherries, 4 tbsp. l. sugar, 1 tbsp. l. gelatin.

You should first wash the cherries, clear them from the seed and cover with sugar or powdered sugar. Butter knife cut into pieces, and combining with the sugar, stir until smooth. Then add the egg and then flour and knead the dough elastic. To cool the warm sand mass, it should be placed for 30 minutes in the refrigerator. Cooled down and gently roll the dough out onto a oiled baking. Bake 15 min at 220 degrees. The finished base and remove from oven, cool, shift into a deep form.

The recipe of the Tyrolean custard includes fried flour, cream imparts a nutty flavor. 1 tbsp. l. flour need to fry in a pan until golden brown. Then follows whisk the egg yolks with sugar. The mixture is lightly browned add the flour and 1 tbsp. l. starch, beat until smooth. In a saucepan heat the glass of milk, enter the cream, mix well, add the remaining milk, stirring mass to bring it to a boil. At the first signs of thickening remove the saucepan from the heat and cool to room temperature cream. On the sand to lay the foundation in the form of a warm cream and put the product in the refrigerator.

After 30 minutes, remove from the refrigerator cake, decorate it with sweet cherries on top. Dissolve 100 g of cold water, instant gelatin, add the juice, which gave the cherries. Pour this mixture of cherries and again put the dessert in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to pour a layer of fruit jelly. Classic Tyrolean cake is ready!

 cake with assorted fruits
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Cake with mincemeat

This recipe is quick and easy to prepare another kind of Tyrolean delicacies. First, you need to stock up the necessary products. To prepare the dough, will need a 500 g flour, 250 g of butter and sugar, 2 eggs a pinch of salt and 1 tsp. Disintegrant. For the filling will need 2 tbsp. pitted prunes, 1 ch. l. vanilla sugar for 2 h. L. sugar and powdered sugar, a little spice to spice: cardamom and cloves.

Pre-soak for an hour should prune in cold water to soften. Butter with sugar, add the eggs and mix until smooth. Sift the flour, baking powder and combine with the salt and add to the egg-oil mixture. Knead the dough until consistency of thick cream and divide it into two parts.

Lined with greaseproof paper or baking form and put them on the first half of the dough. Bake it for 10 minutes. At this time, discard in a colander soaked prunes and cut each fruit in half. Mix them with sugar, spices and vanilla sugar. Remove from the oven or furnace to form podpekshimsya Korzh, put it mincemeat and pour all of the second part of the test. The product is baked for about 40 minutes. Then, the cake should be removed from the oven and cool slightly, sprinkle with powdered sugar. This Tyrolean recipe can be modified by replacing the mincemeat fresh fruits: apricots or plums.
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Cheese Dessert Tyrol

Another tasty dessert, which came from the Tyrol - this cheesecake whose main component, giving it originality is cottage cheese. To make this dessert, you will need 500 grams of cheese, 300 grams of sugar, 100 g butter, 1 tbsp. flour, baking powder, 4 eggs, 2 small sour apple and 150 g strawberries. In addition, the need to have on hand a half lemon, 30 g cognac and 30 g of water.

The recipe is quite simple dessert cheese. Previously should squeeze lemon juice and rub the cottage cheese through a sieve, sift the flour and mix with baking powder. Softened butter and beat it with a mixer with 250 g of sugar. Continuing to whisk mass, pour a thin stream into her lemon juice and brandy, and then enter the egg. Then add flour with baking powder and cheese. With the mixer is possible to obtain a homogeneous mass, the consistency of thick cream.

Round baking dish lay a parchment paper and pour into the prepared dough. Place in preheated oven and bake Tyrolean cake at 180 degrees about 20 minutes. Until the dough comes to availability, you need to cook the syrup and the fruit and berry cake top. For the syrup remaining 50 grams of sugar in a saucepan, mix with 30 ml of water, put the dishes on a small fire and cook until the mixture thickens. Apples and strawberries Wash, remove core from the apples and cut them into slices, berries cut into plates. Ispekshiysya cake removed from the oven and cool slightly. After that, it is beautiful to lay apples and strawberries and pour their syrup. When the syrup has cooled, the dish is ready.

 various Tyrolean cake recipes
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Tips Housekeeping tip

As mentioned above, the Tyrolean cake can be prepared in different ways. In any recipe you bring something of their own, a little modified the composition of products, retained only the basic components. For example, tarts, you can decorate the top of the classic custard recipe or prepare a protein cream. Some sweet tooth is poured on top of caramel sweets or chocolate.

You can cook pies with one type of fruit, or mix them with each other, for example, only the combination of sweet berries and sour and sweet, as you like . By the way, it is recommended to use a Tyrolean dessert is not only fresh, but frozen berries, but before you put them on the cake, they first need to unfreeze. If the hostess wants to prepare high sponge cake can be baked several cakes, interbedded their fruit filling and cream on top and putting another layer of berries and fruits. Thus, you get a real Austrian cake.

Custard and jelly belonging to the pies have quite an unstable structure, so Tyrolean cakes in the shops can be seen in paper form, or they simply raspolzutsya apart during transport. At home, too, care should be taken to make the tins delicacies sustainability. Some housewives are added to the custard a little gelatin, which makes it more dense, but the cream thus gets another taste. If you want to fill with fruits and berries of the top layer of the cake jelly, better to buy a special jelly for cakes, which hardens quickly without soaking deep into the product.

Delicate Austrian desserts with a long history, year after year traveling around the world, gaining thousands of new fans, and this is logical. It tasted delicious cakes ever, their fans are beginning to experiment with the preparation of confectionery, trying one recipe after another, sand baking and biscuit goodies, mixing them in a variety of fruits and berries, while creating their own sweet masterpieces.

 Forms and preparation of cake Austrian Tyrol