German Bienen Stich (bee Sting Cake)

Recipe by Marlitt
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • Dough:
  • Make sure cottage cheese is well drained then push the cottage cheese through a sieve (or in blender).
  • Blend in oil, sugar and salt (If mixture is in a blender turn it into a bowl.).
  • Mix in 1 cup flour, baking powder, and add milk.
  • Knead remaining flour into dough add a little more if necessary.
  • Grease a 20cm (8-9") springform pan and spread evenly with dough.
  • Topping:
  • Melt butter, add sugar and stir until it dissolves.
  • Add vanilla and milk, stir in almonds.
  • Let topping cool.
  • Spread on top of dough.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 200 deg C or 400 deg F.
  • Cool cake.
  • Filling:
  • Blend custard powder, 1/4 cup of the milk and sugar, stirring until custard powder is dissolved.
  • Boil the remainder of the milk (3/4 cup), add to custard milk mixture stirring until thickened.
  • Cream butter and add the custard bit by bit.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and let chill in fridge.
  • Assembly:
  • Cut the cooled cake horizontally (to make 2 layers).
  • Spread chilled custard cream on bottom half of cake (cut side up).
  • Replace the top layer, almonds on top.