Coffee Chocolate Mascarpone Cake

Coffee Chocolate Mascarpone Cake

April 2015, Wednesday


How to Prepare


  • 95 grs. of ground almond
  • 15 grs. corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon yeast
  • 1/2 chemical leavening teaspoon (Royal)
  • 1/4 tablespoon gound cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 3 medium-size eggs
  • 100 grs of sugar
  • peeling of 1/2 orange
  • 40 grs of non-fine chopped walnuts
  • Coffee and chocolate mousse
  • 3 jello non-flavored sheets
  • 1 cup of strong coffee
  • 75 gr of 55% chocolate
  • 75 ml whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 25 gr of sugar
  • 200 ml whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon of Amaretto or Frangelico
  • Syrup
  • 125 ml of water
  • 50 gr of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon or Amaretto or Frangelico
  • Mascarpone Mousse
  • 2 jello non-flavored sheets
  • 50 grs of sugar
  • 20 gr of water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 100 ml whipping cream
  • 165 gr of mascarpone
  • 1 tablespoon Amaretto or Frangelico


    Prepare the biscotti:
  • Preheat the oven on 200 c
  • Chop the walnuts and set aside
  • Mix the almonds with the corn starch, the yeast, cinnamon, a pinch of salt and set aside.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggyolks with the sugar until they look like a sponge, add the orange peel and mix the almonds.
  • Mix the eggwhites to a merenge point with a pinch of sald, add add two tablespoons of the mixture to decrese the density and the rest folding the mixture, trying not to let it go too flat. last, the chopped nuts, not mixing too much.
  • Place baking paper on the bottom of the mold, put grase over the paper and over this put some flour, getting rid of the excess flour. Pour the mixture in the mold and place in the oven for approximately 25 minutes, take out and set aside.
  • Chocolate and coffee mousse:
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave at low temperature and mix with the hot mild until it is dissolved. whisk the yolk with the sugar until it whitens and add the warm chocolate milk.
  • Make the jello as directed with cold water and add the hot coffee to it.
  • Mix and add to the chocolate-milk-mixture.
  • Let cool and add the beatten eggyolk and the whipping cream (separately) folding the mixture.
  • Prepare a syrup with water, sugar and liquor, boiling for a few minuites.
  • Dip the bizcotti in the syrup until it is moist, spread the chocolate mousse and coffee over the biscotti, and refrigerate for a half an hour minimum.
  • For the mascarpone mousse:
  • Leave the jello hydrating in cold water for 5-8 minutes.
  • Place the mascarpone with the whipping cream (very cold) and set aside.
  • Put a pot on bain marie with the yolks and amaretto with the help of an electric mixer until risen.
  • Prepare a syrup with sugar and water, boiling for one minute, and add the hydrated jello, mixing very well.
  • Pour over the yolks very slowly mixing all the time.
  • Let cool lightly so the jello doesn´t harden, and mix to the mascarpone cream.
  • Take out the mold from the fride, pour the mascarpone mix and give slight taps to it.
  • This will go back into the fride for a minimum of 6 hours, but it it best to leave it over night.
  • Pour powdered chocolate over it to serve
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