The recipe for cooking delicious and sweet manna

Do you want to make a simple, useful and tasty dish? Then bake the air manna. But first, choose the best recipe for it.

What it is?

Mannik is a pie, the main ingredient of which is semolina, and this is reflected in the name. The history of the appearance of such a dish is thought to have its roots in the distant 13th century. Then semolina was available to all segments of the population, and therefore was actively used in cooking. At some point, the usual porridge tired, and someone decided to use semolina instead of flour to make a cake. It turned out amazingly, and the mannik later became popular and loved by many.

It is worth noting that semolina is not the only component of the dish. Often it is mixed with wheat flour. As a liquid basis, fermented milk or dairy products are used: kefir, sour cream, milk, yogurt. And to make the taste more unusual will help various natural additives, such as berries, raisins, fruits.


How to cook a delicious manicure? Choose the right recipe and get started!

Option One

You can make a delicious, healthy and light manna on kefir. Here's what you need for this:

  • 1 cup of semolina;
  • ½ cup of flour;
  • ½ cup of sugar;
  • 1 cup of kefir;
  • ½ cup of raisins;
  • 1 teaspoon of soda or baking powder;
  • 1 tablespoon butter.

Cooking method:

  1. Mix semolina with kefir, add soda or baking powder and leave the mixture for half an hour.
  2. Raise the raisins with boiling water and leave for about fifteen minutes so that it expands and softens.
  3. Next, add raisins, sugar and flour to the kefir-manna mixture, mix everything again and send in a greased form.
  4. Bake a pie forty minutes at 170 degrees.

Option Two

If you are looking for a classic mannica recipe, then many housewives will offer you the option of making such a cake on sour cream. It will turn out gentle, air, nourishing and very tasty!


  • 1.5 cups of semolina;
  • 1 cup sour cream;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 2/3 cups of sugar;
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda;
  • 1-2 tablespoons of butter (butter or vegetable).


  1. Mix the semolina with sour cream so that not a single lump remains.
  2. Soda extinguish with boiling water (you can use lemon juice to extinguish).
  3. Eggs beat with sugar until the formation of foam and increase in composition in volume.
  4. Add to the mixture of semolina and sour cream slaked soda, as well as egg mixture, mix everything carefully.
  5. Grease the form with butter, put the dough in it and bake the cake for about half an hour at 180 degrees.

Option Three

Delicious manna can be made with cottage cheese. To do this, prepare:

  • 300 or 400 grams of cottage cheese;
  • 1 cup of semolina;
  • 1 cup flour;
  • half a glass of sugar;
  • 1 glass of milk;
  • 150 grams of butter;
  • 1 teaspoon of soda or baking powder (baking powder).

Description of the cooking process:

  1. Turn on the oven to warm up.
  2. Milk warm in a saucepan or in a saucepan, add butter to it.
  3. Mix flour and semolina, slowly add milk and knead the dough. Put baking powder in it or soda, previously extinguished by boiling water.
  4. Pound cottage cheese with sugar.
  5. Take the form for baking and lay out in it layers of dough and cottage cheese stuffing.
  6. Bake the manna in the oven for about forty minutes.

Fourth option

An excellent dessert will be a banana manna with milk. For this you will need:

  • two glasses of milk;
  • 3 bananas;
  • 1 cup of semolina;
  • half a glass of sugar;
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder for dough or soda;
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar;
  • 30 grams of butter;
  • 2 sachets of vanilla;
  • 1 lemon

Step-by-step instruction:

  1. Mix the semolina with sugar and baking powder (or soda). Constantly stirring the composition, add kefir. You can simply mix the ingredients and beat everything with a mixer. One way or another, there should be no lumps. Next, add vanilla and leave to infuse for forty minutes.
  2. Peel bananas and cut into slices.
  3. Grease the form with softened butter, pour half of the dough into it, then lay out a layer of bananas and add the rest of the dough.
  4. Bake the manna at 180 degrees for about forty minutes.
  5. On top, sprinkle the cake with lemon juice and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Option Five

If you have a pumpkin, use it to make manna. You will need the following ingredients:

  • 500 grams of pumpkin;
  • 1.5 cups of semolina;
  • 1 cup of kefir;
  • teaspoon of soda;
  • 1 cup sugar;
  • 2 tablespoons butter or vegetable oil.

Description of the cooking process:

  1. First of all, clean the pumpkin from the peel and seeds and grate it on a fine grater.Juice squeeze and clean, it is useful to you for making syrup.
  2. Mix soda with kefir and wait for the composition to loll (this will indicate that the quenching reaction has begun). After that, add the pumpkin mass, semolina and half a cup of sugar. Knead the dough uniformly and leave for half an hour so that it swells.
  3. Transfer the dough into a greased form and bake at 180 degrees for about half an hour.
  4. Cook the syrup. To do this, mix pumpkin juice with sugar and cook over low heat until thick. Ready mannica pour syrup and serve.

Option Six

You can bake orange manna. Prepare:

  • a glass of flour;
  • a glass of semolina;
  • a glass of orange juice (packaged or freshly squeezed);
  • a glass of sugar;
  • about 100 ml of vegetable oil;
  • a teaspoon of soda;
  • three tablespoons of orange peel.


  1. Grate the orange zest, squeeze the fruit itself (if you plan to use fresh juice).
  2. Pour orange juice into the container, add semolina and leave the mixture for half an hour, then add flour, soda, sugar, butter (leave a tablespoon for lubrication) and zest and mix everything well.Soda does not have to be extinguished; the sour orange juice will play the role of a catalyst for the reaction.
  3. Lubricate the form with butter, lay out the dough in it and send for half an hour to the oven preheated to 180 degrees.


A few useful tips for newbies:

  • To make the cake better and faster, fill the semolina in advance with a liquid base. Then it will swell, and the dough will be more airy, tender and soft.
  • If desired, manna can be cooked in a slow cooker. To do this, simply select the "Baking" mode and set the timer to the time specified in the recipe. In addition, especially lazy or rushing hostesses can even use a microwave. To do this, place the dough in a special container and send it to the microwave for literally 12-15 minutes.
  • It is advisable to sift the semolina and flour before kneading the dough so that it is lighter and more airy.
  • Use only high-quality and clean semolina. Before cooking, carefully consider it. If you find insects or inclusions, first sow the manga, and then steamed or burn in a frying pan. But it is better to use a new one in this case.
  • It is very important that there are no lumps in the dough, they will be present in the finished mannic. So stir well the dough or whip it with a mixer or blender.
  • If you want to use manna as a high-grade dessert, then decorate it with, for example, grated chocolate, cream, jam or fresh berries and fruits.
  • Serve the manna is best warm. And even more delicious it will be if it is soaked with syrup or jam.

Be sure to use mannica and delight the family or guests with this dessert!

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