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Opera Torte

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Difficult
  • Prep time
    › N/A
  • Cook time
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  • Serves
    › 6

Ingredients

For the Viennois Cake:

  • 2 large eggs, separated and at room temperature
  • 1 large whole egg, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup  + 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2/3 cup ground almonds
  • 6 tablespoons cake flour, sifted

For the Ganache Layer & Glaze:

  • 1 cup  whipping  cream
  • 225g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 55g coating chocolate OR chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the Coffee Buttercream:

  • 2 egg whites, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoon + 1/2 cup  sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon coffee extract (or 1 Tbsp very strongly brewed espresso, cooled)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Coffee Syrup & Assembly:

  • 1/2 cup hot coffee
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 45g coating chocolate, melted
  • 6 chocolate covered coffee beans

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