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"Gagarin's Pie"

This unusually effective, tasty and simple dessert is named after the legendary pilot-cosmonaut Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin.

Yuri Gagarin

According to legend, during the reception in honor of the first cosmonaut's visit to Poland, this cake was offered to him. He so much fell in love with Yuri Alexeevich, that since then he has been differently "Gagarin's Pie", Do not call.

Gagarin's pie

Do not be scared by the many stages of preparation, with instructions from "so simple!" Even a beginner in the confectionery business can cope with this dessert.

"Gagarin's Pie"


  • 200 g of softened butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2.5 tbsp. Flour
  • a pinch of salt
  • 7 tbsp. L. Sahara
  • 3 tbsp. L. Cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. Soda (extinguish with vinegar)
  • 1 briquette (200 g) red jelly
  • 200 g of jam or jam with sourish


  1. The egg whites were separated from the yolks. Proteins send to the refrigerator, and add to the yolks 2 tbsp. L. Sugar and carefully whisk. Connect the yolks with soft oil, stir again.
  2. Sense into a large bowl of flour, add to it a slakedSoda and salt. Mix the egg-oil paste with flour. Carefully kneading - you will get a homogeneous, slightly sticky short pastry, which should not crumble. Com test divided into 3 equal parts.
  3. One lump roll in cocoa and continue kneading until it evenly turns brown.
  4. From each coma, make a small cake, wrap each in a food film and send it to the freezer for 1 hour. The dough should be well frozen, as it is to be rubbed on a grater.
  5. Chop the briquette jelly. Whisk the whites with the remaining sugar until a soft foam appears. After this, start slowly pour the squalge into the squirrels and continue to whisk until tight peaks appear. The resulting air mass should be similar to marshmallow.
  6. For pie assembly it will be more convenient to useDetachable shape with high sides. They made her pre-baking paper. One (light) frozen cake of sodium dough on a large grater directly on the parchment.
  7. Put a layer of jam or jam on top, a chocolate dough on top of it.
  8. On the chocolate layer evenly distributed protein-zephyr mass. Sodium last piece of dough.
  9. Bake the cake for 50-65 minutes at 180 ° C until browned.

"Gadget pie" can be Cook in the multivariate, But in this case the top layer does not turn out so ruddy. I baked it in the "baking" mode for just over an hour.

Gagarin's pie

The pie turns out elegant and very similar toCake, you can sprinkle it with powdered sugar or cocoa. My homemakers are crazy about him and always ask for supplements! After trying only a piece, you will also fall in love with it. Bon Appetit!

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