New Year’s cake should be light, with a minimum number of calories and not troublesome. It is precisely these qualities that the cake without baking “Apples in the Snow” possesses. Cooking it is a pleasure, and the dessert looks very festive and unusual.
Add to these advantages a pleasant refreshing taste with a caramel aftertaste, and you will have no doubts about the desire to cook this cake. For the base, you will need a shortbread cookie of your choice. It is allowed to use a chocolate analogue or crackers. For the “snow” layer, you will need fat cottage cheese and sour cream 21%. When choosing apples, give preference to sour varieties. For flavor, you can add cinnamon, vanilla, cardamom, cloves or other spices.
- Cookies – 300 g.
- Butter – 80 g.
- Apples – 340 g.
- Vanilla sugar – 10 g.
- Sugar – 50 g in a layer + 50 g for caramel.
- Cottage cheese – 320 g.
- Sour cream – 100 ml.
- Gelatin – 25 g.
How to cook:
1. Melt the butter in the microwave oven, add the crushed biscuits to it.
2. Place a detachable form without a bottom on a serving plate, cover the sides with pebbles or foil. Pour the mixture of cookies and butter into a mold. Using a glass, compact it, make low sides, refrigerate for 30 minutes.
3. Put cottage cheese, sour cream, vanilla sugar and sugar in a bowl. Beat the mass with a blender until smooth.
4. Soak gelatin in 120 ml of water, melt in a water bath. Pour half a serving of gelatin into the curd mass, beat.
5. Put the mass into a mold, smooth and leave in the refrigerator for one hour.
6. Peel the apples and cut the pits into small cubes.
7. Pour sugar into a dry frying pan, melt it over medium heat.
8. Put apples in caramel, simmer for two to three minutes. Cool and add the remaining gelatin.
9. Mix the apple mass and put it on top of the curd layer. Leave in the refrigerator for another hour.
10. Remove the form and tracing paper, serve the cake to the table.
The finished cake is perfectly cut with a sharp knife, keeps its shape perfectly for a long time and is suitable for New Year’s Eve.