The idea of Biscuit refers to different types of gastronomic preparations . With the same name, according to the region, different people are known foods , which can be sweet or savory.
A cake or sponge cake It can be a kind of spongy dough that is used to prepare cakes, cakes and pies. These biscuits are made by mixing ingredients such as eggs, flour, milk, butter and sugar and cooking the mixture in an oven. The dough basic, anyway, just carry eggs , flour and sugar .
It is important to highlight that the egg is not an essential ingredient for the preparation of the cake, something that we can check in the version vegan of this mass. Although there are several products that can offer a similar result in terms of texture and consistency, it is perfectly possible to make a sponge cake with water, flour and sugar, without using any ingredient of animal origin.
Something similar happens with milk and butter; Although it is believed that it is not possible to achieve good results in pastries without these two products, vegan cuisine does not hesitate to replace them with vegetable alternatives, such as soybeans and olive butter. One of the differences that can be seen first is that the dishes absolutely vegetarians They are much lighter and easier to digest, despite being equally delicious.
Sponge cakes is also the name that products receive from bakery or pastries that in others countries , called invoices . In this case, they are doughs made with flour, fat, sugar, salt and yeast that are usually filled or covered with some kind of candy.
There are regions where the biscuits or biscuits They are crackers made with grease . It is common for these biscuits, in Rioplatense countries, to be consumed at breakfast or snack as an accompaniment to mate .
In Spain you can get them sponge cake , a dry and sweet cookie, elongated, which has rounded tips. These cookies are flavored with vanilla essence: in Argentina , for this particularity, they are called Vanillas . Sometimes the biscuit biscuits are used as a base to prepare cakes or pies.
He drunk cake , he marble cake , he Genovese sponge cake , he rainbow sponge cake , he bundt cake and the Moroccan sponge cake are other culinary elaborations that share this first name of widespread use throughout the world.
One of the recipes Especially simple to make but not lacking in flavor or charm is the lemon cake, a very delicious and versatile dessert, which can be enjoyed both at breakfast and at snack. Let's see the ingredients below:
* baking powder (the exact amount is 16 grams, which conventional envelopes usually bring);
* olive oil (if possible, buy extra virgin for best results, both in taste and texture);
* the zest of a lemon;
* olive flour and butter to prepare the mold before placing the mixture;
* icing sugar, mint leaves and jam for final decoration.
The first step is to turn on the oven . While it is heating, we put water, sugar, oil and grated lemon in a bowl, beat it and add a mixture of flour and yeast that we have previously prepared separately. It is necessary to continue beating until a total homogeneity is appreciated.
Spread the mold with butter, sprinkle it with flour and pour the mixture. The oven must be at 180 ° C and the cooking time is around 40 minutes. Before unmolding the cake, it is important to let it cool. Finally we can decorate it with icing sugar, jam and some mint leaves.