Total Heaven Chocolate Almond Cake

Preparation info
  • Makes one 23 cm round cake,


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

  • About

Back when I was a partner in the Total Heaven Baking Company, a wholesale baking company founded by Bill Liederman and me, having a pastry chef was still a rare phenomenon, and so this chocolate almond cake was an immediate top seller to New York City restaurants. The original recipe had called for dry breadcrumbs; I switched to fresh breadcrumbs and got a much moister cake. Like a lot of rich chocolate cakes, this one falls a little in the centre while cooling and we had t