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How to make Opera Cake – Recipe

Opera Cake Recipe – a rich French dessert, using one of the most loved flavor combinations, chocolate and coffee. Opera Cake consists of layers of almond cake soaked in coffee syrup, topped with coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache and topped with a chocolate glaze. For an elegant finish, its name is written on the top of each slice of Opera cake and decorated with gold leaf.

How to make Opera Cake

Source:Home Cooking Adventure


Makes about 10 servings

Joconde (Almond sponge cake)
5 eggs, room temperature
5 oz (140g) ground almonds (almond powder)
5 oz (140g) powdered sugar
1/4 cup (30g) flour
2 tablespoons (30g) butter, melted
5 egg whites
2 tablespoons (30g) sugar
1/4 teaspoon (1g) salt

Coffee syrup
2/3 cup (160ml) water
1/2 cup (100g) sugar
3 instant teaspoons (6g)

Chocolate Croustillant
2.5 oz (70g) half a week chocolate
2.5 oz (70g) Paillette Feuilletine
Chocolate Ganache
Half Week Chocolate 5.5 oz (160g)
2/3 cup (160g) whipped cream

Butercream coffee
5 egg yolks, room temperature
3/4 cup (150g) sugar
3 tablespoons (45ml) water
2 teaspoons (4g) instant coffee
1 1/4 cups (280g) butter, softened

chocolate glaze
Semi-weekly chocolate 7 oz (200g)
2 tablespoons (30ml) canola oil


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