Today, on the eve of spring, I want to share with you a simple recipe for a low-calorie home-made Lemongrass cake, which my grandmother always prepared. She was a professional pastry chef and cooked amazing biscuits. A similar recipe for a very simple lemon cake with sour cream I recently saw on YouTube. It turns out a very airy and tender cake, with thin creamy and lemon notes. This homemade cake is an ideal dessert for those who do not want to get better.
- 6 pieces of eggs;
- 6 tablespoons of flour;
- 14 tablespoons of sugar (6 tablespoons for biscuit, 8 tablespoons for impregnation);
- a bag of vanilla sugar;
- 6 small lemons.
- 1 liter of sour cream 25% fat;
- thickener for cream;
- 1 cup sugar or powdered sugar;
- half a lemon;
- yellow coconut flakes.
Lemongrass cake. Step by step recipe
- Rub the zest with 6 small lemons and leave to stand for a while.
- 3 lemons peeled from white peel, partitions, seeds. Leave only the pulp.
- The pulp of 3 lemons and 8 tablespoons of sugar is beaten with a blender until a homogeneous mass is obtained. We leave the finished mixture for a while so that the sugar dissolves. With this juice we will soak the finished cakes so that the cake is not dry.
- In order to cook an airy biscuit at home, you will need 6 eggs (to separate the whites from the yolks).
- Beat whites and yolks separately.
- Add 3 tablespoons of sugar. Beat until a thick mass.
- Half of the protein mass is mixed with whipped yolks.
- Sift 6 tablespoons of flour.
- Add the resulting mixture to whipped proteins and mix everything carefully with a wooden spatula.
- Add 1 teaspoon of lemon zest.
- We cover the form with a diameter of 20 centimeters with parchment and pour the batter into it. In the center we make a recess so that the lemon biscuit does not swell.
- We put in the oven preheated to 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
- We take out the finished biscuit from the mold, turn it over and let it cool for 4-6 hours.
- Cut into 3 equal parts.
- Soak cakes with lemon juice and sugar, starting from the edge.
- Cooking the cream: beat the sour cream for 5 minutes to make it airy. Add sugar or powdered sugar (beat until sugar dissolves), thickener for cream, lemon zest. We thoroughly beat each time.
- We coat each cake with a large amount of cream, about 2 centimeters thick.
- Top and side we also tighten the cream and sprinkle with coconut. If desired, decorate with thinly sliced lemon slices.
- We let it brew for a couple of hours and you can serve it to the table.
I can add from myself that the recipe for Lemongrass cake will be a real find for lovers of home baking. The cake is not dry, but well-soaked, moderately acidic, moderately sweet. Unrealistically delicious and tender. Such a cake can be safely called "female", although I know many men who will be crazy about such goodies. Bon Appetit everyone. Visit the site “Delicious”: we still have many recipes for sweet pastries (and not only). And for those who love lemons, we recommend two more delicious desserts: lemon pie and lemon meringue cake.