Cake "Potato" is familiar to many, how distant greetings from childhood and the Soviet Union. It is no different convoluted way of cooking, but those who have tried it at least once, still have for him the warmest feelings. And today you can find it in some cafeterias cake, but it seems that it is not so good. So I suggest to you that same recipe "potato", which is to introduce your kids to and they loved this simple, but the heart of a native delicacy.
Ingredients for the cake "Potatoes":
- Biscuit 800 g
- Condensed milk 1 can (350 g)
- Cocoa 5 tsp. spoons
- Butter 200 g
Meat grinder or blender
Fork or whisk
Cooking cake "Potatoes":
Step 1: Prepare the ingredients.
The secret to successful preparation cake "Potato" - in well-chosen components. For example, cookies should be without additives in the form of nuts, and other dyes. Try to find it so, at least for today's shelves is rather rare.
Cookies need to grind into crumbs. This can be done using the blender or meat grinder - as you prefer.
In another deep plate pour condensed milk and add the softened butter. Stir and mix gently to obtain a homogeneous mass, then adding cocoa. It is better to use unsweetened cocoa (such as "Gold Label"), because the sweet condensed milk itself. Mix the mass and go to the next step.
Step 2: Prepare the cake "Potato".
Pours a crumb of biscuit in a bowl with condensed milk, cocoa butter and then mix thoroughly to evenly distribute the components. We have prepared a kind of "test", and now begin to form cakes.
Spoon and scoop mass sculpt the likeness of her potato tuber. As it looks, I think it is no secret. We spread the finished cakes on a wide platter.
Step 3: Decorate cakes "potato".
Before serving cakes need to issue "eyes" that can be made from peanut halves, and you can mix the butter with the sugar and decorate cakes with the mixture using a pastry syringe.
When all the cakes will be decorated "shoots", remove them in the fridge for 5 hours so that they both should be frozen.
Step 4: We serve ready-made cakes "potato".
Ready-made cakes served with hot drinks - tea, coffee or cocoa. Although it is possible to cook and milkshakes. Cakes "Potato" is well suited for nostalgia for the old and favorite movies. Be sure to Treat and Get to know them those who are not fortunate enough to still try this tasty treat.
Tips to the recipe:
- - Instead of pastry can be used crackers, vanilla is better, or breadcrumbs.
- - In the dough for cakes, you can add the brandy, rum or wine, candied fruit, nuts and dried fruits. You can roll finished cakes in chocolate and then in coconut chips or crumbs of biscuit. However, try a simple and classic recipe.
- - Before sculpt cakes, try the dough taste, and if you find that it is not as sweet as I would like, or vice versa - to correct this by adding powdered sugar to make sweets, cocoa - in order to remove excess sweetness.
- - To cake did not melt in the hands, and it was more convenient to file, put them in parchment outlet or grab a paper towel.