German housewives consider Milky Girl Cake to be a lifesaver. It is prepared quickly and is therefore ideal for evening gatherings with a cup of fragrant floral tea. According to the classic recipe Milk Girl consists only of flour, eggs, condensed milk, baking powder, cream and powdered sugar. Therefore, take good quality products from a trusted manufacturer, especially condensed milk. If you are afraid of chemistry, condensed milk can be made at home from milk and sugar.

Milky Girl Cake – classic recipe

Milky Girl Cake - classic recipe

Milky Girl Cake – classic recipe

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Recipes
Cuisine europe
Servings 8


Ingredients for a cake d=16 cm (uncovered weight 1-1,2 kg)

🍰 Milk Girl cake base:

  • 160 g Flour
  • 380 g Condensed milk – 1 can or
  • 2 pcs Eggs
  • 2 tsp Leavening agent – 15 g or

🍰 Cream for Milk Girl cake:

  • 500 ml Heavy cream (from 33%)
  • 100 g Powdered sugar
  • a pinch salt

For decorating and leveling the cake:

  • cream cheese, chocolate – 200 gr., any berries, fruits, candied fruit or nuts.


Baking the cakes for the Milk Girl cake – tips and secrets

  • In the oven set the temperature to 180 degrees, warm it up. In a bowl break two eggs, beat lightly with a fork, add a can of condensed milk and mix thoroughly.
    How to make Milk Girl cake crusts
  • Mix flour (preferably sifted) together with baking powder (you can replace it with baking soda). Add the dry mixture to the bowl with condensed milk.
    How to make shortcakes with condensed milk Milky Girl
  • To prepare the cakes, we need baking paper, on which we draw a circle of the necessary diameter and turn the paper over, placing it in a baking tray. It is better to prepare the templates at once, as the dough bakes quickly (from 5 to 7 minutes).
    For a home tea party quickly bake a rectangular cake Milk Girl. You need to bake two cakes on a large baking tray and cut into 8 pieces.
    For baking will be suitable and a metal mold lined with paper and greased with oil. If we make the cakes with a diameter of 16 cm we will get 7 pieces, for 20-22 cm we need to double the amount of dough.
    Sometimes it is advised to use a silicone mat with markings. It is convenient enough and the cakes do not stick.
    Let's prepare templates for baking milk cakes
  • On a sheet of paper put three spoonfuls of dough, smear it on the drawn circle. Or put a ring, pour the dough, flatten and remove the circle. Do not make the edges thin, or they will burn instantly. Put the cake for 5 minutes in the oven, bake until golden and remove immediately.
    How to bake Milk Girl cake crusts
  • After taking the cake out of the oven, peel off the paper and turn the cake onto a plate or rack. There should be 5 thin ready golden crusts with a diameter of 18 cm.
    Baking the cakes with condensed milk

Recipe for buttercream for Milk Girl Cake

  • Milk cream pre-cooled, it is better that they lay a day in the refrigerator, pour into a bowl, pour powdered sugar, a pinch of salt and whip into a strong foam.
    To get the cream faster and better mixer bowl and whisk put in the freezer for 15 – 20 minutes.
    Be sure to use powdered sugar, do not replace with granulated sugar.
    Whipped cream for Milk Girl Cake
  • Start whipping should be at minimum speed, and then switch to maximum. The time is approximately 5 – 10 minutes, depending on the power of the food processor. If you have whipped to soft peaks you should stop, otherwise you will get butter.
    If you want, add coconut and cottage cheese to the cream and enjoy the coconut Rafaello cake.
  • What kind of fruit to put in the Milky Girl cake
  • Any fruit will do as a filling, but the most popular ones are strawberries, banana, pineapple, peaches, kiwi, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries. Want an interesting filling make a caramelized banana.
    What kind of fruit to put in a Milky Girl cake
  • Watery, juicy fruits should be first covered with sugar and allowed to drain off the syrup. Large pieces of canned peaches, pineapple circles should be cut into thin plates, otherwise the cake will turn out uneven with humps. Banana to remain light splash with lemon juice.

How to assemble the Milk Girl cake – on a dish or in a ring

  • As soon as the cakes have hardened it is better to start assembling. On a large flat dish put a spoonful of cream to fix the bottom crust. Lay out the cooled cake.
    How to assemble the cake Milky Girl on a dish
  • We smear with butter cream (according to the classic recipe), sour cream, custard or plombard cream and cover with another crust, which we smear with cream. If desired, spread berries or fruit on the cream.
    Assembling the cake Milk Girl
  • Repeat this procedure until the end. Cover the sides and top with the rest of the cream.
    How to assemble the Milk Girl cake without a ring
  • You can assemble the cake in a split ring if you need perfectly smooth sides. Tighten the ring put a weight and send for 4-5 hours in the refrigerator for soaking and shrinkage.
    How to decorate the cake Milky Girl at home
  • In the cut you can see what kind of cake soaked and tender, with a thick layer of air cream.
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    How to decorate a cake at home and for a birthday party

    For leveling and finishing and decorating, cream cheeze, aka cheese cream, is excellent. It can be tinted to any color with food coloring or add thick berry puree / confit.

    How to level the Milky Girl cake at home
    How to level the Milky Girl cake at home

    Dark chocolate pieces 80 gr (you can take white chocolate) pour 100 ml of hot cream 33-35%, stir until homogeneous. With a spoon or from a pastry bag carefully pour on the edge of the circle. The top of the fifth cake can be filled with melted chocolate or ganache. Decorate the cream with cheesecake, fresh berries or nuts. Serve the cake in portioned pieces.

    How to decorate a Milky Girl cake for a birthday party
    How to decorate a Milky Girl cake for a birthday party

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