The Negus

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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cake --
  • Beat egg yolks, sugar and salt until thick and lemon-colored.
  • Sift flour and cocoa together; add gradually to egg yolk mixture (batter will be quite stiff).
  • Beat egg whites until foamy; add cream of tartar.
  • Beat until egg whites are stiff but not dry.
  • Fold egg whites gradually into egg yolk mixture.
  • Spoon batter into buttered and floured 10” springform pan;
  • Bake in a 325° oven 1 hour and 25 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 5 minutes on rack; remove springform sides.
  • Invert cake on rack; remove springform bottom.
  • Cool.
  • Chocolate Cream --
  • Beat egg yolks, sugar, and salt in a small mixing bowl until sugar is dissolved and mixture forms ribbons.
  • Beat in chocolate and coffee; beat at medium speed until smooth.
  • Beat in butter, 1 tablespoons at a time, beating well after each addition, until smooth and fluffy.
  • Assembly --
  • Cut cake horizontally into 3 layers.
  • Spread about 1 cup of the chocolate cream between layers.
  • Spread remaining cream on sides and top.
  • Press chocolate sprinkles onto top and sides of cake.
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