Markiza Cake (Marquise Cake)

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Hands downward the most favorite in addition to most requested cake inwards our family, this Markiza Cake gets requested every unmarried fourth dimension when there’s whatever celebration calling for cake. It is a combat tiresome to ringlet out the dough in addition to to pose it all together, exactly if y'all tin force through in addition to become far y'all volition teach praises from all unopen to the table.

As I convey mentioned inwards the Holiday Cake recipe, Holiday Cake in addition to this Markiza Cake are somewhat similar exactly non completely. Both convey shortbread cookie layers every bit the base, exactly this ane does non convey plum butter in addition to that ane does. Markiza Cake besides uses buttercream every bit the alternative of cream, exactly this ane is based on condensed milk, piece Holiday Cake  was based on the custard. This agency that y'all tin easily utilisation the interchange the buttercreams betwixt the ii cakes. Markiza volition even hence hold upwards expert alongside the custard based buttercream from the Holiday Cake, in addition to the Holiday Cake tin hold upwards easily adapted to utilisation the Russian Buttercream from this Markiza cake. Hope you’re non confused yet 😉


  • Ingredients for the Base
  • 500 gr (4½ sticks) Margarine or unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 10 egg yolks
  • 6 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1½ tsp baking soda + 1.5 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 4½ cups flour
  • Meringue for Markiza Cake (Marquise Cake)
  • 10 egg egg whites
  • 3 cups sugar, granulated
  • 3 cups walnuts, chopped
  • Cream for Markiza Cake
  • 3 cans of sweetened condensed milk / dulce de leche
  • 700 gr (6 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • Optional -
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
  • and/OR
  • 2 Tbsp instant Coffee + 2 Tbsp boiling hot water
  • For Decorating the sides of the cake:
  • 3 cups chopped walnuts
  • For Lattice function yesteryear ornament (use one-half the ingredients if you're solely decorating one-half a cake)
  • 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tin condensed milk
  • Sugar beads


  1. How to brand Markiza Cake (Marquise Cake)
  2. Combine together the baking soda in addition to vinegar, stir in addition to laid aside.
  3. Cream together the butter or margarine until smooth, nearly 2 minutes, scraping downward the sides several times. Add egg yolks 2 at a time, creaming inwards betwixt each addition. Add the sour cream, vanilla, in addition to the baking soda mixture in addition to cream until combined. Add flour inwards ii additions in addition to mix until the dough forms.
  4. Split the dough into vi pcs in addition to refrigerate for at to the lowest degree thirty minutes or upwards to 24 hrs.

Make the Meringue

  1. minutes earlier you're laid to ringlet out the dough, start making the meringue.
  2. Start whipping the egg whites going from depression to high speeds. After nearly thirty seconds start adding carbohydrate 1 tablespoon at a fourth dimension until all carbohydrate has been used. Now whip for nearly 5-8 minutes until the egg whites are increased inwards mass drastically in addition to expect real pearly white. Make certain the bowl in addition to whisk are impeccably build clean in addition to no traces of grease or egg yolk convey gotten into the egg white, or it volition non whip up.

Roll in addition to Bake

  1. Preheat oven to 350F, alongside the baking rack inwards the middle.
  2. Turn a 12x18 baking sail over in addition to house it on a damp rag to foreclose it from moving. Work alongside ane dough ball at a time. Roll it out thinly on the dorsum of a baking sheet. Try to become over the edges. Now scrape the uneven edges off alongside a knife, in addition to hence add together scraps to the middle of the rolled out cake in addition to ringlet them flat.
  3. Place nearly 1.5 cups of meringue on function yesteryear in addition to spread it into an fifty-fifty layer. Sprinkle nearly ½ loving cup of chopped walnuts on function yesteryear in addition to house into the oven to bake. Bake for nearly fifteen -20 minutes or until the meringue is dry out in addition to the bottom (the cake layer) is golden inwards color. Remove to a cooling rack, or to a apartment slice of foil placed on the table. If y'all convey ii baking sheets, y'all tin start rolling ane layer out, piece the other ane is even hence baking.
  4. Repeat the inwards a higher house steps alongside the reaming pieces of the dough.

Make Russian Buttercream

  1. While the layers are baking, y'all tin brand the cream.
  2. Using a mixer whip upwards room temperature butter for nearly 5-7 minutes or until it is real fluffy in addition to pale inwards color. Scrape the bowl several times throughout the process. Now, piece continuing to whip, pour the condensed milk downward the side of the bowl. Minimally whip, to avoid the buttercream from separating.

Assemble the Markiza Cake

  1. Once y'all convey all of your layers baked in addition to completely cooled, start layering the cake alongside cream.
  2. Put a dab of frosting on a platter in addition to house the starting fourth dimension layer of cake on top, in addition to hence press to adhere.
  3. Put nearly 1.5-2 cups of frosting in addition to spread it unopen to into a sparse layer. If y'all would similar to decorate the function yesteryear alongside buttercream in addition to brand the intricate pattern similar y'all run across inwards the pictures, y'all remove to pose the final cake layer meringue side down. Otherwise, y'all tin function out the meringue upwards in addition to become far serve the role of your 'decoration', similar nosotros did inwards the Holiday Cake.{tip: y'all tin layer the whole cake (except for the starting fourth dimension layer) meringue side down, this volition aid alongside spreading the cream, because spreading it on function yesteryear of bumpy meringue could hold upwards challenging}
  4. Continue layering until all cake layers are frosted. You should convey some remaining cream to frost the exterior of the cake inwards a sparse layer of buttercream.
  5. If y'all create non convey a large political party to serve this large cake to, separate it into ii equal parts. One tin hold upwards frozen (well wrapped), piece the other ane is eaten.
  6. Either way, comprehend the exterior of the cake alongside a sparse layer of frosting, hiding the cake layers underneath it. Use additional iii cups chopped nuts for the whole cake to comprehend the sides
  7. If y'all would similar the intricate latice pattern on top, y'all volition remove to brand additional buttercream alongside 450 gr butter (4 sticks) in addition to 2 tin sweetened condensed milk, yesteryear next the same directions on how to become far every bit above.
  8. Now fill upwards a piping pocketbook alongside nearly 2 cups of frosting, pipage a border all unopen to the function yesteryear of the cake. Then brand a lattice pattern similar y'all run across on the pictures. Using the same piping tip, pipage a piffling star within each foursquare in addition to function yesteryear alongside a carbohydrate bead.

<span></span>The cake tin hold upwards left at room temperature or refrigerated until laid to eat. It is best to consume it later 12-24 hours inwards the fridge, exactly if you're pressed for time, it tin hold upwards eaten within 2-3 hours of making it. The additional fourth dimension is needed to adhere the layers together in addition to become far easier to cutting it.

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