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Hello everyone, I hope you are all well.

Today’s temptation is this amazing Success cake, here is the recipe.

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Success cake

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 1/3 cup (300 g) powdered sugar
  • 3 1/4 cups (375 g) ground almonds (not too finely ground)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

 

Success cream (cream topping):

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) heavy cream
  • just under 1 cup (180 g) regular sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean (split in half lengthways and seeds scraped out)
  • 3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon (200 g) butter

Decoration:

  • 3 1/2 oz. (100 g) chocolate, grated

Separate the eggs.

Put the whites into a mixing bowl, reserve the yolks for later.

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Start whisking the egg whites, then add the lemon juice.

Add the powdered sugar little by little, continue whisking until the mixture is thick and shiny.

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Add the vanilla extract.

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Whisk until the meringue is white and fluffy.

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Perfect consistency.

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Fold in the ground almonds.

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Pour the batter into a 10 or 11-inch (26 or 28 cm) baking pan.

Bake in the middle of a 350 ˚F (175 ˚C) oven for about 30 minutes.

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Leave to cool.

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For the success cream: put the egg yolks, heavy cream, sugar and the seeds from the vanilla bean into a pan. Place on a low heat and whisk until thickened.

Remove the pan from the heat and place it into a bowl filled with cold water.

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When the egg yolk mixture is cool, pour into a mixing bowl and start beating.

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Add the butter little by little, continue beating for 3-4 minutes until nice and fluffy.

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Spread the cream over the almond base.

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Finely chop some chocolate and sprinkle over the cream.

Chill for at least one hour before serving.

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Nothing remains now but to enjoy a piece of cake… and to share the cake with the people around you.

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I hope I was able to tempt you, have a nice evening and a great week.

Hugs from me to you.

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1 Comment

  1. Can I add other ingredient besides adding almond? If so, what it is?

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