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Friday, December 7, 2012

Easy Meringue Cake "Earl Ruins!" {Графские Pазвалины}

A simple recipe, you can make in 20 min! With little effort and without spending a lot of time - make "Earl ruins!" cake. It looks impressive, it's very tasty and easy to make. You can add all kinds of nuts, fruits, toppings, chocolate...  
  
 Ingredients for cream:
5 egg yolks
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 can sweet condensed milk 
2 sticks (220 grams) unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
Optional 2-3 tsp baking cocoa

You will need:
1 box of vanilla meringue cookies from Trader Joe's
Raspberries
Sliced toasted almonds



If you decide to make meringues from scratch, here is the original  recipe for this cake:
5 egg whites, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/6 tsp salt  

To prepare the meringues: Separate the egg whites from the yolks and whites are well chilled add a small pinch of salt. Beat whites 2 minutes, then gradually, 1 tablespoon, still whisking, add the sugar. Beat up a strong foam and sugar is dissolved. To quickly get a strong meringue  foam you can add powdered sugar. Oil the parchment paper. You can use a spoon to add meringues  on the sheet.
Bake meringues at 200° F in the oven, about 2 hours.


Whip butter until it becomes fluffy. At this point you can add cocoa powder.
Add sweet condensed milk gradually while mixing. Set it aside.
Whisk egg yolks for a few min.
Add powdered sugar and mix until it gets thick and fluffy, about 5-7 min. 
Combine with the butter mixture.
Dip each meringue into cream. 
Arrange on the plate, so it looks like a mountain. Add raspberries and nuts. 
 Mine was a square plate so mine was like a pyramid:))) 

13 comments:

  1. mmmm......... drizzled chocolate would make this dessert fantastic!

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    1. I know:))) I was in a hurry made it for a baby shower.

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  2. beautiful. I had no idea that Russian cuisine was healthy or popular. Guess I need to get out more :)
    Love this and glad you shared in Chef Dennis' G+ group; Dawn here from Spatulas On Parade.
    Following now :)
    http://spatulasonparade.blogspot.com
    I also co host a link party every Friday. Check it out on my blog.

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    1. Hi Dawn,
      I glad to share Russian cuisine with you. I joined your blog too. Tell me more about your link parties, so I can join in:)
      -:¦:-Thanks for following my blog-:¦:-

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  3. this is so simple and amazing! Perfect for the days when your in a hurry and dont have much time on your hands. So exited to make this :)))

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    1. It is a great time saver dessert. Enjoy♥¸.•*´¯*♥

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  4. Lea, one question, would the cream turn out ok if i only use 1 stick of butter instead of 2? I just dont like too much butter in creams
    Thanks in advance
    -alina

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    1. If you use less butter, substitute it with something else like cool whip.‹(•¿•)›

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    2. thanks, Sound good

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  5. Simple, fast and delicious... YUM!!! I love this cake.. I was not adding raspberries; I will give it a try

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    1. Inessa, give it a try with raspberries, you might love it even more:)))
      Enjoy♥¸.•*´¯*♥

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  6. Hi did you make double the batch? I don't think my meringue box from Trader Joes has so many meringues?
    Cake looks great. Thank you!

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    1. No, this is from 1 box. Just make a base of 9 and then work your way up:)
      Enjoy╰⊰✿

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