Unicorn cake can be prepared in various ways. As a decoration pastry chefs use marshmallows, mastic and multicolored cream, sophisticated in the unique design. But most of the recipes are quite simple, so they are possible to cook at home.
To create a beautiful cake, as in the picture, you need to be patient and purchase the necessary pastry equipment.
Unicorn Pixel Cake
An amazing cake with a unicorn for a girl does not require special skills of a decorator. To create a masterpiece of cooking, you need to show a little imagination and approach the creation of chocolate cake from the creative side.
Ingredients for shortcake:
- butter — 200 g;
- cane sugar — 200 g;
- chicken egg — 4 pcs .;
- Premium wheat flour — 180 g;
- cocoa powder — 75 g;
- baking powder — 1 bag;
- salt rock — 1 pinch.
Ingredients for cream:
- butter — 800 g;
- powdered sugar — 400 g;
- curd cheese — 600 g;
- food colors in different colors;
- pink and black pastila — for decoration.
Cooking cake and basics for unicorn:
Turn on the oven and set the temperature to 170 degrees. Beat eggs with a mixer.
When they begin to blister, add sugar. We continue to work with a mixer at high speed until the mass increases in volume.
We enter the previously sifted flour mixed with cocoa, baking powder and salt. Beat at a slow speed.
Dice butter and add to the dough. Pass the mixer so that all the ingredients are mixed.
Put the ready dough on a baking sheet and level with a spatula. We put baked for 20-25 minutes.
Check for readiness with a match or a toothpick.
We cut the finished cake into four rectangles of different sizes.
Fold up the cake in the form of a unicorn.
The largest part will be the body of a unicorn, the average will change in the head. The two remaining small pieces are decorated as hooves.
Preparation of cream:
The oil is mixed with powder at medium speed mixer.
Add to the yellow mass curd cheese. It should be at room temperature.
Put off ⅕ of the cream, paint it red or pink. We leave part of white color for further decoration.
Yellow cream without additional tint stacked in a pastry bag and begin decorating the cake.
Pink draw face and hooves.
Color the remaining cream in bright colors, put in smaller pastry bags. We draw wavy lines tail and mane.
Cake with a unicorn for girls is almost ready.
We pass through the colorful lines with a spatula, making them flatter.
Pastila cut into strips and twist the horn. In the same way, we make the ear and eyes so that the fabulous Unicorn cake looks beautiful and interesting.
But if you could not create them with the help of pastes, you can always equip with a smaller confectionery bag nozzle and draw additional details with cream.
We decorate the room in the style of birthday and put the Unicorn cake at the head of the table.
Unicorn cake of mastic and cream
An elegant cake with a unicorn will look spectacular on a festive table. The favorite character of girls from cartoon films and fairy tales will turn the celebration into a fantastic memorable action.
Ingredients for shortcake:
- butter — 340 g;
- cane sugar — 400 g;
- chicken egg — 6 pcs .;
- strawberry-flavored yogurt — 200 ml;
- lemon — 2 pcs .;
- Wheat flour / s — 470 g;
- baking powder — 20 g
Ingredients for jewelry:
- white mastic — 100 g;
- powdered sugar — 1 tbsp. l .;
- vodka — 25 ml;
- golden candurin (dye) — 1 tsp.
Ingredients for cream (cake layer):
- granulated sugar — 1 glass;
- water — 100 ml;
- white chocolate — 120 g;
- any strawberry — 100 g;
- cane sugar — 2 tablespoons l .;
- cream cheese — 360 g;
- butter 82.3% — 60 g;
- icing sugar — 120 g
Ingredients for Cheese Cream:
- cream cheese — 700 g;
- powdered sugar — 200 g;
- butter — 450 g;
- multi-colored dyes.
Mix flour with baking powder using a whisk.
Blend soft butter with sugar until white with a mixer at medium speed.
We introduce eggs, adding them in portions and whipping carefully.
Cut the lemons in half, extract the zest with a teaspoon. Add to the fatty mass yogurt and zest.
We continue to beat until homogeneous.
Add flour in two stages, each time beating the dough with a mixer.
Divide the dough into two equal portions and distribute in the baking dish. Split circle for making the cake should be up to 20 centimeters in diameter.
We bake 60 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees.
Finished cakes cool in the kitchen, and then wrapped in plastic wrap and put in the fridge for 6-8 hours.
We cut off a piece of white mastic and roll out our hands in a long strip. We fold in the shape of a horseshoe, and then we bind like a pigtail, holding the edges with our fingers and twisting, holding the base of the arc.
Cut off the excess with a sharp knife and set aside.
Stringing mastic on a wooden skewer, like a kebab, connecting the edges so that the horn does not unwind back into the horseshoe.
We glue the details of the horns with ordinary water, carefully working with a brush.
We roll out a small piece of mastic and cut out 2 circles of larger and smaller diameter with the help of special pastry forms or a teacup and a glass.
Put circles of larger diameter on each other and cut off the moon using the form. We do the same with circles of smaller diameter.
It should turn out four oval pieces of mastic in the form of a leaflet. Then we pass over a large brush dipped in ordinary water and impose smaller ones on them.
The base of the smaller part is again lubricated and crimped around the skewer, forming the ears for the future unicorn. Give the mastic to harden for 6-8 hours.
We take out the finished products from the refrigerator. Mix gold dye with vodka and paint the workpiece with a brush.
Preparation of cream and syrup for the layer:
Cut the strawberries into pieces and sprinkle with sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly without adding water.
Hot mashed berries through a sieve with a tablespoon. Thoroughly mix the finished mashed potatoes.
Chocolate break into slices, drown in a water bath and mix with strawberry mass.
Beat cheese, powder and butter until homogeneous with a mixer. Add ready-made jam with chocolate and once again go over the cream with a mixer at low speed.
Mix granulated sugar with drinking water and cook over low heat for 40 minutes, stirring regularly along the bottom. Leave to cool.
Measure out the cut with a ruler and a knife. Then remove from the present cakes tops.
First, we pass the blade along the planned slots, and then we go deep to the middle.
Then we make new measurements in order to evenly cut both cakes into two identical halves. Cut on the same principle as when removing the top.
Four Korzh spread on the work surface.
Soak the cake in syrup, evenly distributing it with a silicone brush. Then lay out a small amount of cream and smooth with a spatula.
Spread the next cake, soak and lubricate.
Repeat the process of forming the cake «Unicorn» for the girl, carefully greasing the penultimate cake that will be the final.
We smear the excess cream on the sides, making them with the help of a spatula and remove the workpiece in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
The final stage of the cake design:
Cooking cream Cheese. To do this, whip soft butter until a smooth paste.
Add powder and repeat the process of mixing the ingredients with a mixer. Then put the cheese into the half-cooked cream and whisk again.
Before you make the Unicorn cake incredibly beautiful, it is important to apply a draft of the cream, forming the first layer. We remove the workpiece in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
We take out the cake and apply a clean version of the cream. Then we make it with the help of a pastry spatula, leveling all the irregularities. Where the cream is removed too much, you can add an extra layer with a scapula.
And then again walk with a spatula. Align the sides, go to the top of the cake.
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Put the remaining cream in bowls and paint in different colors. Laying alternately in a disposable pastry bag.
We draw the eyes of the unicorn with a wooden skewer. We type black dye on the brush and fill it with a ready-made stencil on the cream.
Apply the first pattern between the eyebrows of a fairytale horse. Then we put it in random order to add brightness to the mane, making circular movements with the bag, forming curls on the cake.
When will the new colors, start squeezing the cream, lowering and lifting the nozzle nozzle. With the new shade we repeat the same movements, filling the gaps between the curls and the white cream.
When the mane of the magic unicorn is framed, insert the horn and ears. Put the cake in the fridge before the guests arrive.