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Honey Cake

FAMOUS AND THE MOST AMAZING RUSSIAN HONEY CAKE

Medovik Russian Honey Cake

Medovik (derived from the Russian word of honey) is a layer cake and famous in Russian spoken countries.  As the name suggests honey is the integral ingredient used in making layers of sponge cake with a cream filling and is covered with crumbs.

Soft and delicious Honey Cake recipe is longer in preparation but the efforts are totally time worthy. Baked with honey in the cake, layered with cream cheese frosting, this delicious cake is definitely a showstopper.

Patience: Key Ingredient

As the famous expression goes something like “Patience is a virtue”; I recalled it many times while making this recipe. Patience is a key ingredient that makes the efforts sweeter layer by layer, it takes time but as I said it’s totally worth it and you will start experiencing it when the layers will start baking and fill the kitchen with aroma.

Medovik got attention worldwide being a special cake in the honey category and that why it is known as Russian Honey Cake. The sweet dessert of Russian speaks the language of taste and touches the heart and take you into thinking realm to discover what more Russian dessert kingdom holds. The subtle honey taste, smooth texture of layers enriched with cream, this cake is not only unique but addictive!

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Recipe

Honey Cake - Medovik

Medovik (derived from the Russian word of honey) is a layer cake and famous in Russian spoken countries.  As the name suggests honey is the integral ingredient used in making layers of sponge cake with a cream filling and is covered with crumbs.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 40 mins
Course Baking
Cuisine Russian
Servings 6
Calories 538 kcal

Ingredients
  

For The cake

  • 50 g  Butter
  • 50 g Honey
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Egg
  • 100 g Sugar
  • 230 g All-Purpose Flour

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 200 ml Whip Cream
  • 1/2 cup Icing Sugar
  • 200 g Cream Cheese

Instructions
 

For the Cake

  • Melt butter and honey in a pan then add baking soda cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Remove from the heat and keep stirring until cool down.
  • In a bowl add egg, sugar, and beat on high speed until double in size.
  • Pour the honey mixture in egg and mix well.
  • Now add flour and mix with a wooden spoon until dough forms.
  • Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface. Divide into 6 equal pieces. Shape each piece into balls. Roll each piece into a very thin layer, trim the rolled dough using a cake ring/cake pan.
  • Pierce each layer with a fork. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until golden.
  • let cool, then process baked leftovers into fine crumbs.

For the CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  • In a large bowl place heavy cream and powdered sugar. Beat to medium-stiff peaks. Add the cream cheese in the whipped cream and beat until smooth.

Assemble

  • In a loose bottom pan place cake one by one add frosting equalt between the cake
    Let it rest in the fridge for 6 hours.

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Nutrition

Calories: 538kcalCarbohydrates: 68gProtein: 8gFat: 27gSaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 391mgPotassium: 146mgFiber: 1gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 924IUCalcium: 78mgIron: 2mg
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Directions


For the Cake

  1. Melt butter and honey in a pan then add baking soda cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  2. Remove from the heat and keep stirring until cool down.
  3. In a bowl add egg, sugar, and beat on high speed until double in size.
  4. Pour the honey mixture in egg and mix well.
  5. Now add flour and mix with a wooden spoon until dough forms.
  6. Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface. Divide into 6 equal pieces. Shape each piece into balls. Roll each piece into a very thin layer, trim the rolled dough using a cake ring/cake pan.
  7. Pierce each layer with a fork. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until golden.
  8. let cool, then process baked leftovers into fine crumbs.

For the CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

  1. In a large bowl place heavy cream and powdered sugar. Beat to medium-stiff peaks. Add the cream cheese in the whipped cream and beat until smooth.

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