Cocoa Nib, Chocolate, and Citrus Dacquoise
Cocoa Nib, Chocolate, and Citrus Dacquoise
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    A dacquoise is a French dessert made by layering nut-flavored meringues with whipped cream. In this version, cocoa nib meringues are layered with chocolate chiffon cake, mascarpone whipped cream, and blood orange marmalade, then covered in a rich chocolate glaze.

    Ingredients

    • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
    • 1 cup powdered sugar
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 3/4 cup cocoa nibs* (about 2 1/2 to 3 ounces), finely ground in spice mill or small coffee grinder
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    • 3/4 cup egg whites (about 6 large)
    • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
    • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/8 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
    • 1/3 cup canola oil or other vegetable oil
    • 2 large eggs, separated
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 1/4 cups chilled heavy whipping cream
    • 1 8-ounce container mascarpone cheese**
    • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
    • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
    • Blood Orange Marmalade
    • Blood orange segments (for garnish)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 446 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 30 g 46.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 76.66%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 56 mg 18.6%
    • Sodium: 168 mg 7%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.31%
    • Potassium: 232 mg 6.62%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 37 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.6%
    • Sugar: 29 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 14.21%
    • Vitamin C 0.4%
    • Vitamin D 6.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
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    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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