Sour Cherry Cake

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H says Hungry and Hungarian cuisine is a prominent feature of the Hungarian culture, just like the art of hospitality. Traditional dishes such as the world famous Goulash  feature prominently. Dishes are often flavored with paprika , a Hungarian innovation.The paprika powder, obtained from a special type of pepper, is one of the most common spices used in typical Hungarian cuisine. The best quality of paprika comes from the city of Kalocsa . Thick, heavy Hungarian sour cream called tejföl is often used to soften the dishes' flavor. The famous Hungarian hot river fish soup called Fisherman's soup or halászlé is usually a rich mixture of several kinds of poached fish.

Other dishes are chicken paprikash, foie gras made of goose liver, pörkölt stew, vadas, , trout with almonds and salty and sweet dumplings .Desserts include the iconic Dobos Cake, strudels , filled with apple, cherry, poppy seed or cheese, Gundel pancake, plum dumplings , somlói dumplings, dessert soups like chilled sour cherry soup and sweet chestnut puree,  Perec and kifli are widely popular pastries.So let's start the recipe . yum

Country- Hungry
Capital- Budapest
Dish- Sour Cherry Cake
Source- Here

200 g Whole Sour Cherries, washed & pitted
75g unsalted butter @ room temp
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup cake flour
a pinch salt
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon icing sugar

Heat oven to 200 degrees. Line a 9 inch cake pan and dust it with bread crumbs.
In a bowl , cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.Add salt, sifted flour,milk and buttermilk in batches.Mix gently .
Transfer the batter to prepared pans , top with cherries , stem side down .
Bake for 30 minutes. The batter will bubble up and cover the fruit.

Cool the cake , remove from pan and sprinkle icing sugar . Cut into pieces and serve.


Serve-6 Baking time-30 minutes

Best regards,
Sapana Behl

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