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Genoise with Amaretto and Chocolate

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Category: Cakes, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • ------------------------------------CAKE------------------------------------
  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 7 lg Eggs
  • 3/4 c Flour, all-purpose
  • 3 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 ts Rind, lemon, grated


3 c Cream, whipping
6 oz Chocolate, chips,
1/4 c Amaretto
1 Genoise, 9-inch, split


Sift the flour and cornstarch together 3 times into a small bowl. Set

In the top bowl of a double boiler, mix the eggs and sugar together.
Heat over hot water to 115 F beating until doubled in volume.

Carefully fold the flour, cornstarch and lemon rind into the egg

Pour into greased and floured 9-inch cake pans. Bake at 425 F until
set and springy.

Remove from pans and cool on cake racks.

Amaretto and Chocolate Filling:

Heat cream to 180 F.

Stir in chocolate chips and remove from heat.

Stir to melt, then chill overnight.


Put half of the genoise on a cake pan and sprinkle with half of the

Whip the cream mixture until stiff. Spread 1/4 of the mixture on the
cake. Add top layer of cake and sprinkle with the remaining Amaretto.

Ice top and sides of the cake with the chocolate filling, reserving
some of it to pipe through a pastry bag for finishing decorative touches.

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