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Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Recipe for chocolate cake "Turtle". Source: potterybarn.com

Turtle cake is exactly the kind of dessert you can involve your kids in making. Instead of traditional chocolate solid cakes, it is based on round cakes. They need to be dipped in cream and folded in such a way that they visually look like a turtle shell.

The idea for the Turtle Chocolate Cake was published on the yout_kitchen Instagram page.

Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

Ingredients for the dough:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1.5 cups of sugar
  • 2 tbsp of cocoa
  • 1 tsp. of baking soda (without a slide) colored with vinegar;
  • 3.5 cups of flour
Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

Ingredients for the cream:

  • 700 g of sour cream
  • 4 tbsp of sugar
  • 250 g of butter

Ingredients for the icing:

  • 2 tbsp. cocoa
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 4 tbsp of sour cream
  • a piece of butter

How to make the dough:

Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

1. Mix the eggs with sugar, then add cocoa and mix with baking soda slaked with vinegar, flour and knead the dough for the cakes.

2. Grease a baking sheet with butter and spoon the finished mass onto it with a teaspoon. Put it in the oven preheated to 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

Method of preparation of the glaze:

1. Mix cocoa, sugar, sour cream, butter, put on low heat and stirring constantly, cook the icing, leave to cool.

The method of preparation of the cream:

1. Beat the sour cream with sugar and butter well.

Spectacular Turtle cake: made from cocoa and sour cream

Form a dessert:

1. Soak the finished cakes well in the cream.

2. Put them in a dish, forming a turtle shell.

3. Pour the icing over the top and put it in the fridge to soak overnight.

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