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Gateau Nancy

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • Creme Anglaise **
  • 14 oz Chocolate, semi-sweet,
  • -- crumbled
  • 7 oz Butter, sweet
  • 2 tb Grand Marnier
  • 1 ts Extract, vanilla
  • 1 tb Almond, powder
  • 10 md Egg yolks
  • 10 md Egg whites
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar


** A recipe for this ingredient can be found elsewhere in this packet.

In a bowl, put the chocolate, butter, Grand Marnier, vanilla extract,
and almond powder together and mix. Melt the ingredients over a double
boiler. Remove the mixture from the heat as soon as it's melted and whip

In another bowl, whip the egg yolks with 3/4 cup sugar until a white
ribbon is formed, about 5-7 minutes. Blend this sugar/yolk mixture gently
into the chocolate mixture with a spatula.

In another bowl, whip the egg whites vigorously. Slowly add 3/4 cup
of sugar, whipping the mixture until lightly firm. Fold the egg
whites/sugar mixture into the chocolate mixture blending lightly as for a

Butter and flour two molds 10 inches in diameter and 2 inches deep.
Place a sheet of parchment on the bottom of each mold. Put half of the
mixture in each of the molds and bake at 275 F for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Unmold and cool the gateau on a rack. To serve, sprinkle with
powdered sugar and serve with Creme Anglaise.

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