Coffee Cream and Walnut Cake

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Coffee Cream and Walnut Cake
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
ready in 5 h. 25 min.
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Ingredients

for
1
For the cake
5 eggs
125 grams sugar
2 tablespoons Vanilla sugar
1 generous pinch Lemon peel
75 grams Pastry flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
75 grams ground Walnut
For the cream
200 milliliters Whipped cream
4 sheets clear gelatin
500 grams Mascarpone
125 grams sugar
2 centiliters Nut liqueur
50 meters strong Coffee
For garnish
100 grams Dark couverture chocolate
Chocolate curl
60 grams whole Walnut
How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggsugarWalnutWhipped creamMascarponeCoffee

Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F). Line the bottom of the springform pan with parchment paper.

2.

For the cake, separate the eggs. Whip the egg yolks with the sugar, vanilla sugar and lemon zest until fluffy. Whip the egg whites until stiff and fold into the egg yolk mixture.

Mix the flour with baking powder and sift over the nuts. Combine the flour mixture with the egg mixture. Fill the springform pan and bake until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Remove from oven, allow to cool briefly, unmold onto a wire rack and cool completely  

Slice in half horizontally. 

3.

For the cream, whip the cream. Soften the gelatine in cold water. Mix the mascarpone, sugar and liqueur. Warm the gelatin and coffee in a pot and stir until dissolved. Add 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream with the gelatin, then fold the coffee mixture into the whipped cream. Evenly spread about 2/3 of whipped cream on the base cake and cover with the cake top. Evenly spread the remaining whipped cream on the cake top and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. 

4.

For garnish, chop the dark chocolate and melt over a simmering water bath. Let cool slightly and drizzle over the cake. Garnish with chocolate curls and walnuts before serving.