Halloween layer cake - recipe

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 30 Oct 2012   
Subscribe to yellowsaffron for more great recipes ➤ http://bit.ly/yellowsaffronsub Sonia, with her special assistant, shows how to make an amazing Halloween layer cake, that combines orange and chocolate flavors in a delightful way! Find this and many more recipes with pictures on the Giallozafferano App (in English) http://itunes.apple.com/app/giallozafferano-recipes/id384387249?mt=8 *** Halloween layer cake (12 servings) For the orange-hazelnut dacquoise • 1 cup (260 g) of egg whites • just under 1 cup (180 g) of sugar • 3 ¾ cups (410 g) of ground toasted hazelnuts • 1/3 cup (45 g) of flour or cornstarch • the grated zest of 1 orange • 1 pinch of vanilla powder For the chocolate-almond dacquoise • 1 cup (260 g) of egg whites • just under 1 cup (180 g) of sugar • 3 1/3 cups (400 g) of ground peeled almonds • ½ cup (40 g) of unsweetened cocoa powder For the orange custard • 2 cups (500 ml) of fresh whole milk • ½ cup (125 g) of egg yolks • ¾ cup (150 g) of sugar • just over 1/3 cup (50 g) of flour or cornstarch • the grated zest of 1 orange • 1 vanilla pod For the chocolate custard • 1 cup (250 ml) of fresh whole milk • 1 cup (250 ml) of heavy cream • 3,5 oz (100 g) of dark chocolate • 2 ½ tbsp (20 g) of flour or cornstarch • 2 ½ tbsp (20 g) of cornstarch • ½ cup (125 g) of egg yolks • 2/3 cup (125 g) of sugar For the ganache • 1 lb (500 g) of dark chocolate • 2 cups (500 ml) of heavy cream For garnishing • 5 cream puffs • 2/3 cup (80 g) of powdered sugar + as needed, for sprinkling the dacquoise • boiling-hot water, as needed • ¾ oz (20 g) of marzipan • orange food coloring, to taste • green food coloring, to taste ¼ inch = 7 mm 8 ½ inches = 22 cm 430°F = 220°C
 

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