Perhaps most of you are too familiar with the ways to combine cakes with a certain light drink. Maybe with milk, tea or coffee… But have you ever enjoyed a cake with a hint of wine? Here we would like to share with readers a few ways to pair wine with cake. This special combination can enrich our light party.
Is it okay to drink wine when eating cakes?
Surely many people will wonder about this. In fact, the combination of drinking wine with cake will help you balance the taste. From there, users will feel their flavors become blended, creating a sense of appetite and enjoyment when enjoying. Instead of overwhelming each other as people often think, cakes help open up each level of great flavor of wine. Besides, wine discovers new and delicious flavors in unique and beautiful cakes.
Here are a few wine and cake combinations that you can make for a chic light party.
1. Cabernet Sauvignon Red Wine with Chocolate Cookies
Cabernet Sauvignon is a famous and widely loved red wine. This wine is specially fermented from red grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, originating in France. Cabernet Sauvignon red wine has a fruity aroma, often enhanced when paired with chocolate cookies.
2. Merlot red wine with brownies
Merlot red wine is made from the French grape variety Merlot. It is the second most planted grape variety in the world, behind only Cabernet Sauvignon. With light fruit flavors, moderate tannins and well-balanced acidity. Merlot is an ideal wine pairing with many foods and is a safe choice for any occasion.
3. Zinfandel red wine with dark chocolate
If anyone who has tried dark chocolate already knows, dark chocolate is extremely rich in taste, creating a slightly harsh feeling. Therefore, to balance the throat when eating dark chocolate, you should enjoy with red wine Zinfandel. Zinfandel red wine is a strong wine, it will calm the feeling of eating dark chocolate.
4. Moscato white wine with apple pie
American-style apple tarts have a distinctly sweet taste, so a bottle of sweet wine should be included to help balance the flavors. Moscato’s sweetness is a complex combination of apricots, ripe peaches, honey and buttermilk. Therefore, Moscato will be the right choice to make apple pie more interesting.
5. Riesling white wine with cheesecake
As you all know, cheesecake has a greasy cream taste, so it will be difficult to combine with drinks, especially wine. However, the sweet fruity aroma, along with the light structure of Riesling, will create the perfect combination for the cake. Create a mild flavor, reduce the feeling of boredom when eating cheesecake alone.
6. Chardonnay white wine with vanilla cake
Vanilla cake has a sweet and light taste, it will make a very good background for Chardonnay white wine. Characteristic Chardonnay grape flavor with light aromas of lemon, white peach and even oak create its own appeal. So this combination helps to balance the flavors of both.
7. Champagne or Sparkling Wine with Tiramisu
Champagne and Tiramisu are famous as a culinary classic. So you can save this combination for a richer menu.
The ways to pair wine with cakes above hope to help your light parties become more luxurious, creating richness for your menu. Wish you have a delicious and warm party.
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