Almond cake with strawberries

basis of this delicious cake - almond paste, crumbly and slightly crisp and the filling - the real whipped cream with fresh strawberries.The cake is not too sweet, airy and very homely.

way you can make it even "bystroprigotavlivaemym."To do this, make a double batch of dough, use a half, and the second just freeze.Then the next time will only bake the base, whipped cream and add the strawberries or any other fruit or berries.

You will need:

Almonds - 100 g
Butter - 100 g
Wheat flour - 100 g
Sugar - 60 g
Light Rum - 30ml
chicken egg - 1 pc.
Gelatin - 10g Cream
35-40% - 500 ml
vanilla Powdered sugar - 50 g
Strawberry - 600g


almonds (if you brown) should be soaked in boiling water for 2-5 minutes, then take off his skin.After that, a little dry on a hot pan, stirring occasionally.

Now do the test.Almond pulverized into fine crumb is mixed with the flour (100 g) and sugar (60 g).There also put the cold butter (100 g) slices.

patiently knife chop butter with the flour and almonds until, until the mixture becomes fairly uniform (as fine bread crumbs).Now add the egg, rum (30 ml) (or other spirits for flavoring) and quickly knead.After mixing, the dough should be wrapped in foil and put in the refrigerator for a short time, especially if you have it cooked in a hot room.

in low form, greased, roll out the dough and spread it in an even layer thickness of 0.5-1 cm, with small flanges.Making multiple punctures with a fork.

Before baking you need to cover the dough with baking paper and pour what some legumes to it did not rise during baking.So bake base 15 minutes at 180 degrees C, then remove the paper, remove the beans and dopekat another 10-15 minutes, until the base for the pie will not be ready.Ready

take out the cake from the oven and set to cool.

Meanwhile, prepare the cream.Fatty cold cream (500 ml), stir well to a thick state.This should take an average of about 5 minutes at high speed beater.Simultaneously soaked gelatin (10 g) in a small (50-100 ml) of cold water.Gelatin must swell, after which the water can warm up a bit, so that it is completely dissolved.

As well zagusteyut cream, add powdered sugar (50 g) and, continuing to whisk, gently pour the dissolved gelatin.This will give our cream stability and density.Since cold cream, they zagusteyut almost immediately, and will be embarking on the foundation laid out the cream.

on cooled cake put cream and distribute them evenly.If the cream is soft, put the cake in the fridge, so that it is slightly frozen.

washed strawberries (600 g) is decomposed into a creamy layer is quite dense.You can leave the berries whole or cut into 2-4 pieces.

Now you sprinkle cake with powdered sugar and wait for the guests.Bon Appetit!

Recipe Mary Savelevoj

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