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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch 6-layer cake

  • 9 egg whites
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 recipe Chocolate Buttercream
3.4/5 (138 Votes)

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Hungarian Esterhazy torte is a rich dessert consisting of chocolate buttercream sandwiched between four layers of s...

  • Sponge Cake:
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 3/4 ounces sugar
  • 1 3/4 ounces GROUND almonds (not chopped)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 large egg whites
  • stiffly beaten
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon OR 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Chocolate Buttercream:
  • 10 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • chopped
  • 1 pound softened UNSALTED butter
  • 5 large egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Apricot Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup melted apricot jam mixed with 1 tablespoon hot water
  • Easy Fondant Icing:
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • Garnish
  • 2 ounces melted semisweet chocolate mixed with 1/4 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces toasted or untoasted sliced almonds
3.4/5 (133 Votes)

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How to make a Chocolate Buttercream Icing

  • 1 cup (227g) butter
  • 3 cup (375g) icing sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder (keep adding until desired colour)
  • 4 tbsp milk
4.2/5 (72 Votes)

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