A cake is not only a dessert, but also a wonderful gift. Especially if it is made with loving hands. A sweet delicacy can be safely presented to a dear heart of a person, you just need not lose money with the recipe. What do we love men?
Birthday cake for a man - general principles of cooking
Men's cakes are most often prepared with alcoholic beverages, for example, brandy is added. It may be present in the cream or in the syrup. You can use marinated cherries in cognac for the filling. Often bitter chocolate, cocoa is put in the cake, making the dessert taste more expressive, strong.
Men's cakes do not require a large number of decorations. It is enough to sprinkle the dessert on top with chocolate, nuts, pour over the icing. Use of berries or fruits is allowed. A popular way to decorate cakes is to use sugar mastic. It allows you to cook a real themed masterpiece. Working with her is not so difficult. It is only necessary to think over the design in advance and not to wipe out something very complicated the first time.
A birthday cake for a man as a gift
The easiest way to decorate a cake with mastic is an imitation of a gift box. Mastic can be bought at the store or prepared by yourself; choose the color at your discretion. Cake can be cooked in a round shape or made rectangular. Chocolate sponge cake is used.
• 3.5 Art. flour;
• 1.5 Art. Sahara;
• 1 tsp. soda;
• 1 tsp. ripper;
• a glass of milk;
• a glass of boiling water;
• 0.5 Art. oils;
• 2 eggs;
• 5 spoons of cocoa.
For cream 1 b. condensed milk and 300 g of oil. Mastic for decoration.
1. Pour cocoa powder into the bowl, then flour and ripper, add sugar and soda. Loose mix stir.
2. In another bowl, beat two eggs with a glass of warm milk until smooth. Next, enter half a glass of vegetable oil.
3. Now combine the liquid mixture with the dry, stir. 4. Boil a glass of water. Pour into the dough, quickly stir.
5. Pour the dough into a round or rectangular shape, depending on the desired shape of the gift. Bake chocolate cake at 180 degrees until ready.
6. Cool, cut with a long knife into three layers.
7. For the cream, beat the butter, introduce condensed milk.
8. Lubricate the cake, soak it does not need anything, but if you wish, you can slightly sprinkle with syrup with the addition of brandy.
9. Roll out of the mastic layer, transfer to the cake, straighten and cut all unnecessary.
10. Make a bow with ribbons, decorate a gift.
Cake for a man on his birthday “Book of Life”
An interesting idea for a simple, but very symbolic cake. You can give it to a man of any age. For the book, you can use any color mastic. The dessert is based on ordinary sour cream.
• a glass of sour cream (250 g);
• 240 g of flour;
• 3 eggs;
• a glass of sugar;
• 10 g ripper.
• 300 g of oil;
• mastic for decoration (2 colors);
• can of boiled condensed milk.
1. For sour cream, beat eggs, add sour cream and sugar, stir. Enter the flour with ripper can take soda. Stir, pour into a rectangular baking sheet. Bake. Temperature 180, check with match readiness.
2. Mix boiled condensed milk and softened butter.
3. Cut out the cake on the cake layers, lay on each other, cut off all the excess. The book should be rectangular.
4. Coat all cakes, treat the cake with cream on top. Put in the fridge for three hours.
5. Roll out a piece of mastic, in a contrasting color with a future cover. Lay out in a circle, it will be the pages of the book.
6. Roll out the cover. We lay out on top so that it slightly protrudes over the edge.
7. Decorate the book. You can use food dyes, write the date of birth, age, name and surname of the birthday man. Or roll out of the mastic of a contrasting color thin flagella and lay out the inscription by them.
Biscuit cake for a man on his birthday with brandy
The recipe for a very fragrant birthday cake for a man. It is advisable to use high-quality brandy, it will affect the taste. Ingredients
• 5 eggs;
• 5 yolks (for cream);
• 3 tbsp. Sahara;
• a glass of flour;
• 5 proteins for meringue;
• 20 ml of cognac;
• pack of oil;
• 150 ml of milk;
• 50 g chocolate.
1. Knead biscuit. To do this, break five eggs into a bowl, pour a glass of sugar to them, beat well with a mixer for at least ten minutes. The dough should turn out lush, bulk. Add a glass of flour. Stir, pour into the form. Bake at 180, check the readiness of sponge cake with a stick.
2. For a layer of meringue, beat the whites to a cool foam with an incomplete glass of sugar, spread the cake on the parchment in the form of a cake equal to the size of the cake. Bake at 110 until ready.
3. Mix the milk with the remaining sugar and yolks, put on the stove and cook the cream. Cooling down. Beat the butter, add brandy and brewed cream. Beat it all together.
4. Cut the baked cake biscuit into two parts. We lubricate the bottom with brandy cream, lay a layer of meringue, it also lubricates. Cover with biscuit, coat with cake from all sides.
5. Rub chocolate, sprinkle cognac cake on top. Done!
Napoleon Birthday Cake for a Man
Dessert with an expressive name and no less strong taste. This cake will be a great birthday present for a man.
• 500 g of flour;
• two eggs;
• 230 g of oil;
• 0.5 liters of vinegar;
• 120 g of water.
• 8 yolks;
• 100 g flour;
• 1 l milk;
• 50 g of sugar;
1. Knead dough. To do this, salt the water, add vinegar to it, well raskolachivaem. We rub oil, we mix with flour to a crumb, we do deepening in the center.
2. Pour the water with vinegar, then whipped eggs until smooth, knead the dough. Divide into 10 pieces, send for 2 hours in the fridge.
3. While preparing the cream. Rub the yolks with a small portion of milk and flour. Dilute the remaining milk, send to the plate. Cook until it thickens. Cooling down. Mix the softened butter, mix with cream, add vanilla. Put in the fridge. 4. We take one piece of dough, roll out thinly, you can attach the lid from the pan and immediately cut a flat cake. Bake a fork-pricked cake on a sheet of parchment. Temperature 190, time 8-10 minutes. Similarly, bake all the other cakes.
5. Trim dough also lay on a baking sheet, bake, then cool. Grind to crumbs.
6. Chill cakes smeared with cream. Sprinkle the cake with crumbs on top, also process the sides. Leave Napoleon in the fridge for impregnation for 6-8 hours.
Birthday cake for man for men with cherries and brandy
Another version of brandy cake for men. It can be given for a birthday or for any other holiday.
• 6 eggs;
• 3 l. cognac;
• 200 g cherries;
• 300 g of sugar;
• 120 g of flour;
• 100 ml of milk;
• 150 g of oil;
• 3 tbsp. l sour cream;
• 30 g chocolate.
1. Boil in a saucepan 100 g of sugar and 100 ml of water, cool, add 2 spoons of brandy. Stir, add pitted cherries, set aside for now. Let the berries marinate.
2. Break four eggs, pour 100 g of sugar to them immediately. Immerse the mixer beaters, beat to a fluffy foam with a mixer for at least 10 minutes. Add flour. It is possible to secure a little baking powder for safety net. Stir. We send the dough in the form, bake the cake until done.
3. Cooking cream. Beat one egg with sugar and milk, cook on low heat until thickened, cool. We drive sour cream, and then the softened butter. Beat with a mixer and in the process add the last spoonful of brandy that remains.
4. Cut the cake, which is baked. Biscuit should cool down well. Merge with cherry syrup. Soak half the bottom cake, lubricate the cream and lay out the berries.
5. Cover the cherry with the second crust, also soak in cognac syrup, coat with cream residue.
6. Rub chocolate, sprinkle cake. It is possible to use ordinary bitter cocoa powder for sprinkling. Give the dessert soak.
Cake for a man for birthday “Anthill” with cognac
Another version of the cake with alcohol, which is ideal for a male birthday. Instead of brandy, you can use another drink, but only strong. Ingredients
• 3.5 Art. flour;
• 200 grams of sour cream;
• 0.5 Art. Sahara;
• pack of oil (standard 200 g);
• can of boiled condensed milk;
• 4 spoons of brandy;
• 0.2 tsp. soda
1. Mix sour cream with sugar, add the softened butter. You can use a mixer to quickly beat the mass until smooth.
2. We throw flour and add a small pinch of ode or ripper. You can cook the dough without them. Knead a cool ball, put in a bag, and then in the fridge. Withstand an hour.
3. We take out the dough and skip it in small pieces through a meat grinder to make a straw. Spoon on the baking sheet.
4. Put the resulting cookies in the oven, bake to a ruddy color at 180. Let cool.
5. Beat butter, add brandy and gradually add condensed milk.
6. We cool down the cooled cookies with a rolling pin to the crumb, but not very finely. There should be enough large pieces.
7. Add to the base cream with brandy, stir.
8. We lay out the prepared mass in the form of an ant hill, that is, a hill. Top can be sprinkled with nuts, chocolate. We put in the fridge for eight hours, better for the whole night.
A birthday cake for a man - useful tips and tricks
• If the cake is intended as a gift, then you should take care of the dishes beforehand. You can purchase an inexpensive plastic tray or dish so that the birthday man does not return it.
• To keep the cake firmly on the backing, put a little cream on the surface before placing the cake.