• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 55 min
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  • Summary

    For the past two months I’ve watched Tastespotting fill up with Daring Baker’s Challenge photos towards the end of the month. Last month, curiosity got the best of me and I decided to join. When the May challenge was revealed, I was both excited and horrified by the challenge… to bake an opera cake. If

    Ingredients

    • 6 largeegg whites (room temperature)
    • 30 gramsgranulated sugar (~2 tablespoons)
    • 225 gramsalmond meal (~2 cups)
    • 2 cupspowdered sugar
    • 6 largeeggs
    • 70 gramsall-purpose flour (~1/2 cup)
    • 3 tablespoonscultured unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
    • 1/2 cupwater
    • 65 gramsgranulated sugar (~1/3 cup)
    • 2 tablespoonsfresh ginger (minced)
    • 1/2 teaspoonground turmeric
    • 100 gramsgranulated sugar (~1 cup)
    • 1/4 cupwater
    • 1 largeegg
    • 1 largeegg yolk
    • 14 tablespoonscultured unsalted butter room temperature (cut into chunks)
    • 8 dropspeppermint oil
    • 200 gramswhite chocolate
    • 1 1/4 cupsheavy cream
    • 1 teaspoonvanilla extract
    • 400 gramswhite chocolate coarsely chopped
    • 1/2 cupheavy cream

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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