Queen Cake

Recipe by Baby Kato
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Cake Mix 1 1/3 cups of sugar with butter until light and fluffy.
  • Melt chocolate pieces.
  • Blend ground almonds and melted chocolate into butter mixture.
  • Slowly add Kahlua to mixture.
  • Add egg yolks one at a time, mixing well.
  • In separate bowl beat egg whites until soft peaks form then add remaining 2 tbsp sugar slowly until egg whites stiffen.
  • Fold egg whites into butter mixture alternating with flour (starting and ending with egg whites).
  • Pour into a greased 9-inch springform pan, lined with parchment or waxed paper and dusted with flour.
  • Bake in a 350°F oven 40 - 60 minutes. Please check to ensure cake is done.
  • Cool overnight on a wire rack (do not remove cake from pan).
  • Next day remove pan and glaze.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Glaze: Melt chocolate and two ounces of heavy cream in double broiler.
  • Stir constantly until fully melted and warm BUT NOT HOT.
  • Whisk in 4 remaining ounces of cream.
  • Whisking until mixture is smooth and shiny.
  • Stir in butter until melted.
  • Let cool slightly then glaze cake.
  • Cake will set in fridge.
  • *NOTE: If glaze gets too thick, thin by heating on low.
  • ** Edited to change cooking time -- !
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