Ukrainian Sour Cream Poppy Seed Cake
You can never have too many dessert recipes, so give Ukrainian Sour Cream Poppy Seed Cake a try. This recipe covers 11% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 381 calories, 10g of protein, and 18g of fat. This recipe serves 8. Head to the store and pick up vanillan extract, baking soda, water, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. Users who liked this recipe also liked Ukrainian Sour Cream Poppy Seed Cake, Sour Cream-Poppy Seed Cake, and Sour Cream Muffins with Poppy Seed Streusel.
Pour boiling water over the poppy seeds in a bowl and drain well over a fine sieve. If necessary, repeat this washing.
Spread the poppy seeds on a tea towel or brown paper and let dry overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9-inch pans and line bottoms with parchment paper.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the eggs and 1 1/2 cups sugar until thick and lemon colored. Beat in the sour cream and vanilla. Sift the flour mixture, and gently fold it into the egg mixture, along with the poppy seeds.
Pour batter into prepared pans.
Bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
Let cool in pan for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack and cool completely.
To make the Lemon Filling: In a saucepan, mix together 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and pinch of salt. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, water, orange juice and butter. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
Place egg yolks in a medium bowl. Slowly whisk 1/2 cup of hot mixture into egg yolks. Slowly pour the egg yolk mixture back to remaining hot mixture, whisking constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes, or until thickened.
Recommended wine: Cream Sherry, Port, Moscato Dasti
Cake works really well with Cream Sherry, Port, and Moscato d'Asti. A common wine pairing rule is to make sure your wine is sweeter than your food. Delicate desserts go well with Moscato d'Asti, nutty desserts with cream sherry, and caramel or chocolate desserts pair well with port. The NV Johnson Estate Cream Sherry with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 19 dollars per bottle.
NV Johnson Estate Cream SherryVery aromatic with notes of hazelnut, vanilla, and a touch of oak followed by sweet raisins and a touch of yeast. Clean lasting finish. Good now but will reward those allow it to age"". A favorite pre-prandial beverage. Consider it with nuts before dinner as an aperitif, or after dinner with dessert, especially chocolates and fruit-based desserts. Also wonderful on cold afternoons, served with biscotti to dip in ""Italian-style"". "