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Spring recipe: citrus cake with berries and scab

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The traditional composition of this cake is lemons andBlueberries, but you can replace them with orange, lime and berries to taste. The essence will remain unchanged: a soft gentle biscuit with a fresh note of zest, juiciness of berries and a mind-boggling crumb like a piquant addition. Delicacy is stored for a long time - you can take it for work as a light snack or leave for Sunday gatherings with friends.


  • Flour 300 g
  • Sugar - 260 g
  • Baking Powder - 10 g
  • Butter of high fat content - 170 g
  • Three eggs
  • Milk - 90 g
  • Cheese curd cheese - 70 g
  • Three lemons
  • Blueberries - 100 g
  • For the scraper: flour, nut flour, sugar, butter, salt
Note: all biscuit products must be at room temperature

Cooking method:

  1. Mix well the flour with the baking powder - so the sponge cake will turn out evenly lush

  2. Stir the curd cheese (you can take Hochland or Almette) with warm milk to a homogeneous consistency

  3. Rub zest with lemons. Whisk the citrus peel, softened butter and sugar in a gentle mousse

  4. Continuing the work of the mixer, enter into the oil mousse eggs one at a time

  5. Beating, enter alternately in batches of dry ingredients and curd-milk emulsion. The dough should be dense and elastic

  6. Fresh berries roll in flour. If you want to take frozen - do not need to pre-defrost them, use the same floury breading. Add berries to the dough and gently mix

  7. Prepare the scraper - crispy crumb forSprinkling of the workpiece. Mix flour, nut flour and sugar in equal parts (for example, 50 grams), lightly salt. The quality of walnut flour does not play a special role - it can be industrial or self-cooked. Frozen butter cut into small pieces, add to the flour and rinse well with your hands. The resulting dough dough wrap with a film and put it in the refrigerator

  8. Put the dough into the form lined with parchmentSo that it takes up two-thirds of the volume. Pinch off a piece of chilled driftwood and wipe through a sieve. The resulting crumb sprinkle the cake and bake in a preheated 180 degree oven for 40 - 60 minutes until ready

  9. Finished cake cool, wrap the film (without removing it from the mold) and leave it overnight in the fridge

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