Introduction to KOK
Question. What is 'KOK'?
Answer. KOK (pronounced like 'coke') is an extremely popular Greek dessert. If we had to compare the KOK dessert with another, the equivalent would be Boston cake. It consists of cream sandwiched in between two buns, with the top bun dipped in a special chocolate icing recipe. It’s an amazing dessert suitable for any occasion.
- Strict attention to folding technique must be followed to avoid loss of volume.
- Batter must be piped immediately into round shapes and baked to the proper temperature.
- Fold mixture until no visible streaks of eggs or dry ingredients are visible.
- Unde-rbaking will result in flat, soggy-looking buns.
- Use a large round tip for piping.
- Buns must be matched according to diameter size.
- Proper storage procedure must be followed to maximize productivity.
- The cream thickness should be about an inch or more. The more the better.
- Chocolate icing mixture must have perfect consistency.
Other KOK variations
Once you have the standard KOK recipe perfected, there are many other flavor variations that you can do, limited only by your imagination.
More info on mixing methods or techniques used in french pastry
About our recipe tables
Sample recipe table
All the recipes in our course are given by weight and percentages. The advantage of having a recipe in percentages is of extreme importance. You can alter the size of the recipe to any size you wish, and most importantly you can make recipe comparisons to notice the effects of ingredients between recipes.
In this lesson you will be introduced to the following terminologies;
- Stiff peak
- Folding technique
- Storage procedure
What is your cost of making KOK
If you would like to know what your cost is to making KOK (Greek boston cakes) please follow this link.
Please follow this link in order to view our recipe and step-by-step video instructions on how to make the perfect KOK every time