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Stage 1 -
Roast 100 g whole almonds:
Preheat oven to 240°C or 464°F and put almonds on a
Stage 2 -
Put them in the oven for about 5 minutes, until they are dried and lightly browned. They become crunchier, and develop a different flavour.
Stage 3 -
Remove from oven, allow to cool, and chop roughly with a large knife. Set aside.
Stage 4 -
Stage 5 -
Mix on medium speed for a few minutes.
Stage 6 -
Stage 7 -
Mix on medium speed until the mixture is smooth and soft.
Stage 8 -
Take ¼ of mixture from bowl.
Stage 9 -
To this add 20 g powdered cocoa and 4 tablespoons
Stage 10 -
Mix until nice and chocolatey, then add 2/3 of the almonds.
Stage 11 -
Add the remaining almonds to the plain mixture.
It's normal to have far more "yellow" than "brown" mixture.
Stage 12 -
Make the cake: put a yellow layer in the bottom of your mould, then a thinner brown layer, and so on, finishing with yellow layer on top.
Stage 13 -
Reduce oven temperature to 200°C or 392°F, and cook cake for about one hour.
after 40 minutes.
Turn out while still warm and leave to cool on a
For a prettier cake: when assembling the layers, put a yellow layer, then add 2 rolls of brown mixture with a
, then another yellow layer, etc.
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Source Home made from a Gaston Lenôtre recipe. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
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