Orange Curd and Tonka Bean Sbrisolona Cake

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Orange Curd and Tonka Bean Sbrisolona Cake
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Description

The Sbrisolona Cake has a rich history. The Sbrisolona cake earned its name from its crumbly texture and traces its origins impoverished times when ingredients were limited for the poor. In places where Sbrisolona is traditionally eaten, the cake is not sliced, but rather hit in the center so that it crumbles part. This Orange Cake and Tonka Bean Sbrisolona Cake respects the traditional origins of the cake with a crumbly crumb flavored with tonka bean and a rich orange creamy orange curd running through the middle to add some moisture.

Ingredients

  • 125 grams flour
  • 100 grams almonds (with their skin)
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 75 grams cornmeal (coarse)
  • 100 grams butter (softened)
  • 1 egg yolks
  • grated orange peel
  • 1/2 beans (grated Tonka)
  • 1 orange juice (and peel)
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 100 grams butter
  • 3 egg yolks

Directions

  1. 1Chop the almonds coarsely and combine them with the flour, sugar, cornmeal, butter, egg yolk, grated orange peel, and the grated Tonka bean in a bowl.
  2. 2Mix the ingredients together with a wooden spoon at first, then use your fingers, the dough should resemble oatmeal and crumble easily.
  3. 3Refrigerate this mixture for at least 30 minutes.
  4. 4In the meantime, prepare the orange curd by placing the orange juice and peel in a bowl with the sugar and mix with a wooden spoon.
  5. 5Beat the egg yolks and add them to the bowl.
  6. 6Place the bowl over a double boiler and cook, stirring continuously, until the curd thickens.
  7. 7Remove the curd from the heat as soon as it reaches the desired consistency and add the softened butter and some more orange peel.
  8. 8Stir well to incorporated the butter.
  9. 9Assemble the cake by making a layer of dough “crumbs” on the bottom of an 18 centimeter cake pan lined with wax paper and pressing lightly on the crumbs.
  10. 10Next, add a generous layer of orange curd and cover with the remaining crumbs.
  11. 11Bake in a preheated oven at 160C for approximately 40 minutes.
  12. 12Remove the cake from the oven and cool before serving.
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NutritionView more

970Calories
Sodium13%DV300mg
Fat91%DV59g
Protein27%DV14g
Carbs34%DV101g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories970Calories from Fat530
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat59g91%
Saturated Fat28g140%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol315mg105%
Sodium300mg13%
Potassium440mg13%
Protein14g27%
Calories from Fat530
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate101g34%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars56g112%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.