White Wine Layer Cake (Flodni)

Another awesome Hungarian layer cake. Great for snack and/or dessert. Definitely perfect for your party’ dessert cart!

The 1st time I tried it was in 2007, I think?!

We visited my husband’s family, and his aunt made these along with Duna Hulam – which I also love, yum!

Cake Base

500 g flour

250 g butter

100 g icing sugar

3 yolks

1 dl white wine of your choice

Mix dry ingredients

Add in yolks and butter, work until mixture is crumbly

Pour in wine and knead

Wrap dough with cling wrap and chill in the fridge for 2 h

Meanwhile, prepare the other layers

Apple Layer

800 g green apples (tart but sweet)

2 tbsp honey

1 lime, juiced and grated the skin

enough ground cloves and cinnamon powder (to taste)

Skin and grate apple, then mix with the rest of the ingredients

Poppy Seeds Layer

200 g poppy seeds, ground until fine

100 g sugar

50 g raisins

1 dl white wine of your choice

Mix everything in a pot, heat over low-medium heat until thickened (sugar dissolved)

Cool to room temperature

Walnut Layer

200 g ground walnut

100 g sugar

50 g raisins

1 dl white wine of your choice

Mix everything in a pot and heat over low-medium heat til thickened

Cool to room temperature

Flodni

Divide dough into 4 portions, roll flat each of them

Place one layer as bottom, spread walnut filling, top with another layer of dough, spread poppy seeds layer, then top again with another dough, spread with apple layer and top with the last dough

Brush top dough with an egg wash and bake at 170 C for 60-65 minutes

Just before slicing, sprinkle top with generous icing sugar

Enjoy 🙂

PS: You can place them into mini cupcake liners

White Wine Layer Cake (Flodni)

Another awesome Hungarian layer cake. Great for snack and/or dessert. Definitely perfect for your party' dessert cart!

Ingredients

Cake Base

  • 500 g flour
  • 250 g butter
  • 100 g icing sugar
  • 3 yolks
  • 1 dl white wine of your choice

Apple Layer

  • 800 g green apples tart but sweet
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 lime juiced and grated the skin
  • enough ground cloves and cinnamon powder to taste

Poppy Seed Layer

  • 200 g poppy seeds ground until fine
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g raisins
  • 1 dl white wine of your choice

Walnut Layer

  • 200 g ground walnut
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 g raisins
  • 1 dl white wine of your choice

Instructions

Cake Base

  • Mix dry ingredients
  • Add in yolks and butter, work until mixture is crumbly
  • Pour in wine and knead
  • Wrap dough with cling wrap and chill in the fridge for 2 h
  • Meanwhile, prepare the other layers

Apple Layer

  • Skin and grate apple, then mix with the rest of the ingredients

Poppy Seed Layer

  • Mix everything in a pot, heat over low-medium heat until thickened (sugar dissolved)
  • Cool to room temperature

Walnut Layer

  • Mix everything in a pot and heat over low-medium heat til thickened
  • Cool to room temperature

Flodni

  • Divide dough into 4 portions, roll flat each of them
  • Place one layer as bottom, spread walnut filling, top with another layer of dough, spread poppy seeds layer, then top again with another dough, spread with apple layer and top with the last dough
  • Brush top dough with an egg wash and bake at 170 C for 60-65 minutes
  • Just before slicing, sprinkle top with generous icing sugar
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