Saturday, August 4, 2012

Dr. Oetker's Zitronen Kuchen

Up till now, I've not had the greatest interest in baking, so when I feel like having a cake I usually use baking mixes. (Maybe one day I will become more sophisticated and yearn for fresher ingredients!) Dr. Oetker's is a solid household name in Germany (and perhaps throughout Europe) and so their lemon cake mix is a pretty safe bet. It only needs 150g Margarine/Butter, 3 eggs, 100ml Milk and 2 Tbsp. Water in addition to the mix. As the recipe is in German, I had to go through the 'arduous' process of google translating it. (Please excuse the horrible sentence structure; you get the gist):

Prepare dough and prepare
Grease and flour loaf pan. Preheat the oven.

Top and bottom heat: about 180C
Hot air: about 160C

Cake mix in a mixing bowl, margarine or butter, add eggs and milk. Handle everything with a mixer (stirring bars) on the lowest kury, dan at the highest level about 3 min to form a smooth dough.

Pour batter into loaf pan and smooth the surface. Form on the grill slide in the oven.
Inset: lower third
Baking time: 60 minutes
Cut after about 15 minutes baking time the cake with a sharp knife lengthwise in the middle about 1 inch deep.

Cake only 10 min. leave in the form, then loosen from the mold and immediately glaze. This glaze mixture into a small bowl gave. Add hot water to a thick cast verrĂ¼hen, then give up the cake and spread with a knife. Let cake cool on a wire rack. 

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