Zserbó-making has never been this easy. This recipe is for the inexperienced (or lazy) bakers out there who have a sweet tooth but do not have the time.
Zserbó might be one of the most famous Hungarian desserts ever, but it is rather labour intensive to make. Luckily, Magyarorszagom spotted an amazing alternative quick and easy recipe on Nosalty. If you love this dish but as an amateur baker never dared to prepare it at home, maybe give this recipe a try.
As a true mug recipe, all you need is one trusty mug (the recipe uses a 2.5 dl mug, but feel free to use bigger or smaller to adjust the serving size). It is important to use the same (or a same-sized) mug for all the ingredients.
This delicious dessert was named after Emil Gerbeaud, a French confectioner. However, the story of zserbó started with Henrik Kugler, a famous Hungarian confectioner, who had a workshop in Budapest. Because Kugler had no successor to pass his confectionery onto, he invited Gerbeaud to Hungary in 1882. Two years later, Gerbeaud became the owner of the workshop, expanded the selection of desserts, and invented the recipe of the ‘zserbó’ or Gerbaud cake. Since then, Café Gerbeaud has become one of Europe’s finest coffee houses and pastry shops.
For a more classic take on the famous cake, you can try the original recipe included in a previous article.
Source: www.magyarorszagom.hu; www.nosalty.hu