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Cake with Persimmon and Cognac Recipe

Persimmon or "food of the gods" This fruit came onThe territory of Europe only in the late 19th century - before this persimmon was common only in China and East Asia. This cake can be called "seasonal", because a ripe, sweet and truly fragrant persimmon appears only in the beginning of winter. Just in this period it is useful to include persimmon in your diet-weakened immunity needs support rich in vitamins and beneficial substances. When choosing a persimmon, you should pay attention to the color of the fruit - it should be bright orange, and the pulp is soft enough; The leaves of persimmons should be dry and brownish. If the persimmon has black spots, it indicates that it began to deteriorate - it will not be able to store it for a long time. To prepare the cake will need 3 large ripe persimmons, but the flesh of the fruit should be still quite elastic. The cake is baked for a long time - about 1.5 hours, as the persimmon is quite a juicy fruit. Cognac for a cake is better to choose only with wood shades - this will maximally successfully reveal and emphasize the taste of dessert.

Ingredients:
  • Flour, wheat 225 g
  • Sugar 225g
  • Butter 100 g
  • Eggs chicken 2 pcs.
  • Cognac 70 ml
  • Persimmon 3 pieces.
  • Almond 100 g
  • Baking Powder 0.5 tsp.
  • Cinnamon ground 1 tsp.
  • Ground nutmeg 1 tsp.
Instructions
  • Step 1 Persimmons must be washed, 2 persimmons finely chopped.
  • Step 2 Finely chop the almonds.
  • Step 3 Sift the flour and add sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and chopped almonds - everything is thoroughly mixed.
  • Step 4 Separately beat the softened butter and put eggs into it.
  • Step 5 Add cognac to the mixture and mix everything.
  • Step 6 Then add the dry ingredients and persimmon to the butter - everything is mixed.
  • Step 7 Pour the dough into a mold.
  • Step 8 For decoration, take the remaining persimmons, cut into thin slices and spread them on top of the dough.
  • Step 9 Bake cake in a preheated to 175 ° C oven for 80 minutes, readiness is checked with a ray.
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