Cake "Logs under the Snow" is a delicious festive cake

Erika IlyinaFood
Cake "Logs under the Snow". Source: instagram.com/valya__saenko/

This cake has quite a few names. For example, since childhood, it has been known to us as "Monastery Hut," and it is also often called "Pyramid." However, the name "Logs under the Snow" is probably the best fit for this dessert.

This is the opinion of a food blogger with the nickname julia_koretska_. It was she who posted the recipe for this cake on Instagram. She also added that the cake looks quite festive and photogenic. That is why it is perfect both as a daily dessert and for celebrating special occasions.

Cake ''Logs under the Snow'' is a delicious festive cake

Ingredients for the filling

  • Pitted cherries - 700-800 g
  • Sugar - 150 gr
  • Starch - 45 g

Ingredients for the cream

  • Mascarpone - 250 g
  • Cream 30-43% - 350 ml
  • Powdered sugar - 150 g

Ingredients for the dough

  • Butter 82.5% - 200 g
  • Sour cream 15-25% - 200 g
  • Flour - 400 gr
  • Sugar - 25 gr
  • Vanilla sugar - 8 g
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Baking powder - 6 g

Method of preparation of cherry filling

1. Heat the cherries in a saucepan (you can use frozen ones).

2. Add sugar and starch.

3. Cook over low heat until thickened, then let cool completely.

Cake ''Logs under the Snow'' is a delicious festive cake

The method of preparation of the cream

1. Whip the cream with powdered sugar until peaks form.

2. Add the mascarpone and mix very well.

Cake ''Logs under the Snow'' is a delicious festive cake

Dough preparation method

1. Grate the butter, add the flour and mix.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients and knead the dough.

3. Put the dough in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

4. Divide the dough into 15 equal balls.

5. Roll out approximately equal strips from each ball, add cherries to them, and roll them into tubes.

6. Put in the oven for 20 minutes at 180 degrees, placing the tubes seam side down.

7. Let cool completely.

Cake ''Logs under the Snow'' is a delicious festive cake

How to assemble the cake

1. The first layer of the cake consists of 5 tubes that need to be covered with cream.

2. The second layer consists of 4 tubes and cream.

3. The third layer - 3 tubes on the cream.

4. Fourth layer - 2 tubes and cream.

5. Fifth layer - 1 tube and cream.

6. If desired, the cake can be decorated with almond flakes.

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