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Marbled Strawberry Cake

Marbled Strawberry Cake

Marbled Strawberry Cake - Indulgent with cream! Nevertheless, this showpiece is anything but a calorie bomb

189
calories
Calories
1 hr
Preparation
4 h. 30 min.
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 12 pieces
3 Eggs
1 pinch Salt
3 ounces Sugar
2 ounces Pastry flour
1 pinch Baking powder
3 tablespoons ground almonds
1 small Organic orange
1 ½ pounds Strawberries
12 sheets Gelatin
1 ½ pounds Yogurt (low-fat)
1 pinch Vanilla sugar
1 ounce Amaretto cookie
Sweetener (to taste)
4 ounces Whipping cream
1 tablespoon Red currant jelly (or other red fruit jelly)
1 pinch red Pie glaze (or cornstarch)
½ cup cabbage
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Kitchen utensils

1 Springform pan (26 cm diameter), 1 Parchment paper, 1 deep bowl, 2 Bowls, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Hand mixer, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Rubber spatula, 1 Wire rack, 1 Small knife, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Small bowl, 2 Small pots, 1 Whisk, 1 Brush, 1 Mixing spoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Cutting board

Preparation steps

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 1
1

Line the bottom of a springform pan (26 cm diameter) (approximately 10-inch diameter) with parchment paper. Separate the eggs. Beat egg whites and salt in a large bowl with a hand mixer until stiff.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 2
2

Combine yolks with 3 tablespoons warm water and sugar in a bowl. Beat until thick and creamy with the hand mixer.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 3
3

Mix flour and baking powder in a small bowl, then sift over the yolk mixture into the custard and add the ground almonds.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 4
4

Add the beaten egg whites to yolk mixture and fold in gently with a rubber spatula.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 5
5

Pour the batter into the prepared springform pan and smooth top. Bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 2-3) (approximately 350°F) until golden brown, 25-30 minutes.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 6
6

Remove side of pan and let cake cool completely on a wire rack. Meanwhile, rinse the orange in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate 2 teaspoons zest. Cut orange in half and squeeze half.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 7
7

Rinse strawberries in a bowl of cold water and gently pat dry. Set aside about 1/4 of berries for garnishing.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 8
8

Coarsely puree remaining berries in a tall vessel with an immersion blender. Soak the gelatin in cold water for about 5 minutes.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 9
9

In a bowl, mix yogurt with vanilla sugar, orange zest and 4 tablespoons orange juice until smooth.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 10
10

Heat the softened gelatin in a small pot until it has dissolved.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 11
11

Mix 4 tablespoons of the yogurt mixture into gelatin, then mix gelatin into remaining yogurt mixture. Add pureed strawberries and mix in amaretto cookies. Mix in sweetener to taste.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 12
12

Beat cream until stiff with the hand mixer. Loosely fold into the yogurt mixture, leaving streaks.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 13
13

Heat jelly until melted. Coat the cooled cake with jelly. Replace side of springform around the cake base. 

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 14
14

Pour the strawberry-yogurt mix onto the cake and smooth the top. Chill cake in the refrigerator until set, at least 3 hours.

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 15
15

Prepare the pie glaze according to package instructions with the cherry juice (or whisk 1 pinch of cornstarch into juice).

Marbled Strawberry Cake preparation step 16
16

Garnish cake with the remaining strawberries and coat with the glaze. Let glaze set and slice cake to serve.

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