French cake Saint Honore

French cake Saint Honore

In Paris on Valentine’s Day celebrate in a big way! On this day, the city mayor’s office placed at the disposal of citizens all giant electronic panel for the exchange tender messages, greetings and declarations of love. In the streets online travel buses, in which every lonely person can go free to send your photo and a short message on a special website. And after a short «test» the person answers, appointed date in Parisian cafes and restaurants, which offer a Valentine’s Day special holiday «love» menu. No wonder Paris is called the city of love. Here, such an incredible energy, party atmosphere and love everywhere.

Saint-Honoré cake will complement this love. Let’s try to cook!

French cake Saint Honore

Recipe for cake Saint Honore.
We need:
For the dough:
80g butter, 40g sugar, 1 egg yolk, 160g flour.
For the choux pastry:
1/4 liter of water, 70g butter, pinch of salt, 200g flour, 4 eggs.
For the cream:
1 / 2l of milk, the core of 1 vanilla pod, 5 egg yolks, 180g sugar, 1 sachet of powder for vanilla pudding 5 protein, 100g apricot marmalade for decoration.

Knead the dough brewing. For this — the water with oil and salt will bring to the boil, sprinkle once all pre-sifted flour into the boiling liquid and continuous vigorous stirring, boil until then, until a smooth dough mass. The dough should not stick to the walls nor pans or to the wooden spoon.

Put the dough in a bowl and let cool slightly. In one otobem eggs into the dough thoroughly stirring after each egg.

Shortbread dough roll into a cake with a diameter of 26 cm and put on a baking sheet.
Choux pastry from a pastry bag release on the lateral surface, as if to form a rim.
Separately on a baking release 10 small custard balls, keeping the distance between.

In a preheated oven to 210 degrees and bake the cake put on the second level below 15-20 minutes.

While the cake is baked, prepare the cream: milk and vanilla to boil and mix with whipped egg yolks with sugar and powder pudding. The resultant pudding cool and mix with whipped in a cool foam proteins.

Baked cake base fill cooked cream, and on top of the rim of the dough’s get baked custard balls separately.

Marmalade and warm up smazhem them side surface of the cake and custard balls. The cake is ready!

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