How to cook Smetannikov on the classic recipe, so it turned out light and airy? Today, I share their cooking secrets.
I love your Smetannikov for its lightness and airiness. But he gets so I do not always. I had to try and cook it more than once to understand how to make it light and airy constantly.
Be sure to read up to the end, where I will share my secret preparation Smetannikov.
How to cook at home Smetannikov
How to make a sand foundation for Smetannikov
- Oatmeal 60 g (6 art. spoons)
- Flour 80 gr (6 art. spoons)
- Butter 70 gr
Flour and oatmeal stirred and slightly melted butter.
Triturated butter together with the dry ingredients until the crumbs state. Spread on the bottom of the mold, pre-oiled butter, and tamped. I get out in the fridge and while'll cream.
Ingredients are designed to the shape of 22-24 cm in diameter
How to cook cream Smetannikov
- Sour than 20% c 600
- Sugar 120g
- Eggs 2 pcs
- Vanilla sugar 10g
- Starch 20 g (2 tbsp. spoon), I use corn
All the ingredients in the bowl post-beater and stir until smooth. I work as a whisk, but you can use a mixer or punch in a blender.
All sour cream ready. It remains only to prepare a fruit sauce.
How to prepare a fruit sauce for Smetannikov
- Liquid jam 200g
- Starch 10 g (1 tbsp. spoon), I use corn
To prepare the sauce, I use liquid jam, today I have a red currant. By adding starch jam and stir until uniform.
By the way, the sauce can be made from fresh berries. For this berry punch blender, then combine with 50-100 grams of sugar and starch and a little warm in the fire. When all the blanks in my ready, I will proceed to baking.
How to assemble and bake Smetannikov
Form a basis of sand pour sour cream. To lay the cream without air bubbles, a little better shape to knock on the table.
By the way, I bake Smetannikov in split form, so just in case wrapped the bottom of the mold foil to the filling does not leak.
I pour over the cream sauce. I do it with the help of a pastry bag, but it can be an ordinary spoon. Post baked in the oven in a water bath. The baking time of 50-60 minutes at a temperature of 150-160 ° C.
Willingness to check for jitter Smetannikov. If you gently shake the shape, then finished Smetannikov will shake only at the center.
How to make a water bath in the oven
Heat oven to the desired temperature, put on the bottom of a container of hot water. The water will evaporate and create a water bath in the oven.
After baking in the oven Smetannikov leave to cool, and then removed at 5-6 hours in the refrigerator.
The secret to cooking light and airy Smetannikov
The secret lies in a water bath and gradually cooling Smetannikov. Many people are lazy and skip these steps. But the calmer Smetannikov cools, the less he settles, so it stays light and airy.