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Moka Gateau a coffee cream gateau




Ingredients


Moka Gateau

genois / sponge

4 eggs [ size 2 ]

225g / 8ozs castor sugar

225g / 8ozs sr flour

15g / 1/2oz butter

20cm / 8ins dia sponge tin

Sirop au cafe / syrup

100g / 4ozs granulated sugar

75ml / 3 flozs water

2 tablespoons very strong black coffee

2 tablespoons rum

Creme au beurre / butter cream

150g / 5 ozs gran sugar

75ml / 3 flozs water

2 egg whites / size 2

225g / 8ozs unsalted butter

10g / 1/5 oz vanilla sugar

coffee essence

50g / 2ozs grilled almonds.

To make the Genoise cake

Heat the oven to 160c or 325f gas 3.

Place a bowl in a pan of warm water keep it on a low heat do not let it boil.

Place the eggs into the bowl. Add the sugar and beat until double in volume and warm to the touch.

Remove from the heat and beat until cold.

Beat in the sifted flour and place into a buttered tin.

Bake for 18 to 20 mins when cooked remove from the tin and cool on a wire rack

To make the sirop au cafe

Boil the sugar and water together over a medium heat for 5 mins.

After boiling point is reached allow to cool a little and add the coffee and rum

To make the creme au beurre

Cook the sugar and water until the syrup formed registers 220c on a sugar thermometer.

Or drop a little in cold water, a soft ball should be formed.

Beat the egg whites to a stiff peak. Slowly add the boiling syrup in a fine stream.

Beating constantly until the mixture is cold.

Soften the butter in a warm bowl work in the vanilla sugar.

Fold the egg whites in and a few drops of coffee essence

Cut the cake across horizontally and sprinkle the cut side with the sirop au cafe.

Spread the bottom half with the creme au beurre and place on the top of the other half.

Spread the top and the sides of the cake with the creme au beurre.

Reserve a little for the decoration.

Chop the almonds and press them thickly around the sides of the cake.

Pipe the remaining cream around the top of the cake.

Chill lightly for 12 hours before serving.

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