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Sand cake

This luxurious dessert will taste even the sophisticated sweet tooth! Recently I had a desire to learn how to cook some unusual cake, and after reflection, the choice fell precisely on "Pani Valevskaya" - a cake adored by Poles with meringues and nuts.

Image of Pani Valievskaya - one of the most revered inPoland! The woman who gave birth to her son Napoleon Bonaparte was the first beauty among the refined Polish noblewomen and proved that even the emperor could not stand before their charm.

In this country they have long been releasing the same spirits -In a beautiful glass bottle of unusual shape, reminiscent of a lady in a dress from crinoline. Popular is also quite simple in cooking a sand cake.

Sand cake

Sandy cake "Pani Valevskaya"

Currant jam can be replaced by any other! Cherry, raspberry, plum, apple, apricot - any will be good. You can replace walnuts with almonds. this Cake from short pastry So tempts the contrast of crumbly crust and crispy meringues ... for flavor in the cream you can add a little cognac.

Ingredients for shortbread

  • 300 g of wheat flour
  • 200 g of butter
  • 4 yolks
  • 40 g of sugar
  • 10 grams of vanilla sugar
  • 5 g of a disintegrant

Ingredients for meringues

  • 4 egg whites
  • 180 g of powdered sugar
  • 10 g of starch
  • 400 g black currant jam
  • 100 g walnuts

Ingredients for cream

  • 400 g milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 40 g of sugar
  • 10 grams of vanilla sugar
  • 40 g of starch
  • 150 g of butter


  1. The whole process of making this amazing cake is demonstrated in the video below. Bake the cake in a preheated oven at a temperature of 180 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Bake a cake with jam and meringue in a preheated oven at 150 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

Important details: The recommended size of the baking sheet is 38 cm x 30 cm. It seems to me that even a person who has absolutely no business with pastries will easily prepare this masterpiece thanks to such a detailed instruction.

Quite easy to prepare a treat! I recommend that you save the recipe for a special occasion, be sure to come in handy. Polish cake You need to try at least once in your life!