• The classic recipe of the cake "Count ruins" with meringue, photo

    count meringue cakeLovers of sweets, of course, heard a lot about this delicious dessert. His recipe was written in the culinary books of the Soviet era. In the traditional version, this delicacy is prepared with two types of cream and air meringue. One of the creams is prepared on the basis of condensed milk, the other - protein. The process is quite time consuming, but the result is worth it.

    Cake "Count ruins": classic

    Ingredients Required:

    • granulated sugar - 400 gr.
    • soda - 1 tsp.
    • egg whites - 5 pcs.
    • butter - 1 pack
    • powdered sugar - 0.5 st.
    • flour - 1 tbsp.
    • chicken eggs - 5 pieces
    • condensed milk - ½ can
    • boiled condensed milk - 0.5 cans
    • dark chocolate - 50 gr.
    • crushed almonds or walnuts - 0.5 tbsp.
    • salt - 1 pinch

    Sponge cake for classic cake “Count ruins”

    Cooking method:

    1. One cup of sugar and 5 eggs should be thoroughly whipped with a mixer or blender.
    2. Then add the soda, slaked with vinegar and flour to the mixture. Mix everything thoroughly.
    3. The bottom of the baking mold is covered with parchment paper.
    4. Turn on the oven and heat it to 200 degrees. We put the prepared dough in a mold and set it to bake.
    5. After half an hour, when the sponge cake is ready, we take it out of the oven, let it cool a little, and then cut it along equal parts.

    Recipe for making meringue for the cake "Count ruins"

    1. Egg whites are placed in the refrigerator for about 1 hour. After they have cooled enough, whip them with a glass of sugar until we see that a thick, stable foam has formed.
    2. Put parchment paper on a dry baking sheet and, using a pastry bag or a teaspoon, spread a portion of protein foam onto it. Try to make a sufficient distance between the meringue, otherwise they will stick together.
    3. Place the pan in the oven preheated to 100 degrees and leave it for one hour. Remember! In no case can not open the door and control the cooking process, otherwise the products may not rise.
    4. Ready meringue get out of the oven and lay out on a dish to cool it.

    meringue after the oven

    The recipe for making cream for the classic cake "Count ruins"

    1. Beat two cooled proteins with a mixer with powdered sugar until we get a thick protein cream.
    2. Little by little, gently stirring, add chopped nuts. Protein cream is ready.
    3. In order to prepare the next cream you need to mix boiled condensed milk with softened butter and beat well with a mixer. Then, whisking, pour the usual condensed milk.

    meringue cream

    We combine all the ingredients of the cake

    1. Spread one part of the sponge cake on a flat, wide dish and thickly cover it with condensed milk cream. Cover with the second half and top with a layer of the same cream.
    2. Take the meringue, each covered with protein cream and spread on the surface of the cake, forming a hill.
    3. When everything is ready, melt chocolate in a water bath and pour the cake surface on it. Sprinkle ready dessert with chopped almond or walnuts and send to the fridge to cool.

    pour chocolate
    Cake "Count ruins", prepared according to this classic recipe, will not leave indifferent your guests.


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