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Boccaccio

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Introduction

Another favourite cake of my family, full of nuts!

Another favourite cake of my family, full of nuts!

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups

For the Boccaccio

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 10 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 150 grams ground nuts
  • 5 tablespoons water (hot)
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 10 grams baking powder
  • 5 egg whites (been hard)

For the Cream

  • 200 grams butter
  • 200 grams icing sugar
  • 1 vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 100 millilitres coffee

For the Boccaccio

  • 5 egg yolks
  • 10 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 5⅓ ounces ground nuts
  • 5 tablespoons water (hot)
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • ⅓ ounce baking powder
  • 5 egg whites (been hard)

For the Cream

  • 7 ounces butter
  • 7 ounces confectioners' sugar
  • 1 vanilla
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 fluid ounce coffee

Method

Boccaccio is a community recipe submitted by mara2 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Stir the egg yolks and the icing sugar until it's nice and foamy. Then add all the other ingredients, but first stir the flour and baking powder.
  • Add the egg whites gently stirring, so that the foam doesn't break too much. Bake.
  • Stir the ingredients for the cream without the coffee. Add the coffee bit by bit and stir well.
  • Spread the cream on the cooled cake and spread ground or chopped nuts on the top.
  • Stir the egg yolks and the confectioners' sugar until it's nice and foamy. Then add all the other ingredients, but first stir the flour and baking powder.
  • Add the egg whites gently stirring, so that the foam doesn't break too much. Bake.
  • Stir the ingredients for the cream without the coffee. Add the coffee bit by bit and stir well.
  • Spread the cream on the cooled cake and spread ground or chopped nuts on the top.
  • Tell us what you think