• prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Delicious opera cake made with almond joconde sponge, coffee buttercream, coffee syrup, chocolate ganache and chocolate glaze.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons cake flour (not self-rising), sifted after measuring, plus additional for dusting pan
    • 2 whole large eggs at room temperature for 30 minutes
    • 1 cup almond flour (3 1/2 oz) or 2/3 cup blanched whole almonds (I used this recipe
    • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted after measuring
    • 2 large egg whites at room temperature for 30 minutes
    • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, foam discarded, and butter cooled
    • 1 1/4 teaspoon instant-espresso powder
    • 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
    • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 teaspoons instant-espresso powder
    • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon water
    • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 2 large egg yolks
    • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes and softened
    • 2 ounce / ½ cup grated semi sweet chocolate
    • 2 ounce /1/4 cup heavy cream
    • 2 tablespoons) unsalted butter
    • 3oz /3/4 cup grated fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened; preferably 70 to 71% cacao), coarsely chopped

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 441 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.93%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 75 mg 25.01%
    • Sodium: 502 mg 20.93%
    • Calcium: 9 mg 0.88%
    • Potassium: 19 mg 0.54%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.77%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 72 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.69%
    • Sugar: 70 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 11.73%
    • Vitamin C 0.05%
    • Vitamin D 4.08%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs5
    • 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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