Black Top & Bottom Ganache Layered Cake with Toasted Meringue

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By Lorraine Pascale

Published 2017

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When I worked in Hummingbird Bakery in London we made a black bottom cupcake. I always chuckled when I heard someone mention the name (for obvious reasons!). I had the idea to turn this black bottom cupcake into a black top and bottom layer cake with a white sponge in the middle, covered in a meringue that gets blasted with a blowtorch ... and here it is!