For 1 colombier, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 31 min. 35 min. 1 hour 6 min. Preservation:
Several days at room temperature, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 -
Melt 50 g
over low heat, then take off the heat and leave to cool.
Stage 2 -
Stage 3 -
Add the first egg.
Stage 4 -
Start beating slowly at first, then increase the speed.
Add the other eggs one at a time, about 5 minutes apart...
...until the mixture is light and well aerated.
This beating takes about 15 minutes. Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
Stage 6 -
Stage 7 -
Add the melted butter, which should be nearly cold, and the
of 1 orange.
Stage 8 -
Mix in gently.
Stage 9 -
Use a 7" (18 cm) springform tin and lay a circle of
in the bottom, as the columbier tends to stick during cooking.
Stage 10 -
Stage 11 -
Scatter 100 g candied fruit evenly over the top.
Stage 12 -
Bake for about 30 minutes.
Leave to cool in the tin. Turn the columbier out carefully, as it is very fragile.
You can create an attractive effect when the cake is turned out by scattering a handful of sliced almonds in the bottom of the tin on top of the cooking parchement (step 9).
If you don't have an orange, you can use the
of a lemon instead.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Free interpretation of a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
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