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Chocolate Chip Espresso Cake

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Greg Marsh created this recipe for Chocolate Chip Espresso Cake in the first season of TLC's  'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Greg Marsh created this recipe for Chocolate Chip Espresso Cake in the first season of TLC's 'Ultimate Cake Off'.

Ingredients

6 oz butter
12 oz sugar
1 each Vanilla bean
13 oz Cake flour
1 tsp salt
1 Tbl baking soda
14 oz water
6 each egg whites
6 oz sugar
6 oz Callebaut chocolate shavings
2 oz instant espresso
3 lb 12 oz Granulated sugar
2 cups water
1/2 cup honey
8 oz meringue powder
3 cups cold water
8 oz white chocolate chips
3 oz cream
1 Tbl vanilla extract
1 tsp orange extract
1 tsp salt
7 lb butter (unsalted)
16 oz chocolate
12 oz cream
4 oz butter (softened)
16 oz buttercream
4 oz ganache
2 oz espresso

Preparation

  1. Cream butter and sugar (vanilla bean).
  2. Sift together dry and add alternating with water.
  3. Whisk eggs until soft peak, add sugar, and beat until stiff.
  4. Fold in meringue a 1/3 at a time.
  5. Gently fold in chocolate shavings and espresso.
  6. Bake 325 degrees F for 35 minutes.
  7. Combine the sugar, water and honey in a heavy sauce pan and cook to 240 degrees.
  8. Place meringue powder and cold water in a mixing bowl medium and whip until stiff peaks.
  9. Slowly add boiling sugar water to whipped whites.
  10. Combine chips, cream, extracts and salt and microwave until melted. Add to egg whites.
  11. Continue to whip until mixture has cooled.
  12. Whip in butter in small quantities until incorporated.
  13. Heat cream and pour over chopped chocolate. Stir until smooth.
  14. Stir in butter until smooth.
  15. Combine all ingredients.

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