Hazelnut-Almond Dacquoise

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Preparation info

  • Makes one 10-inch-long rectangular cake (serves

    10 to 12

    )
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Flour

By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

Most of the offerings at Flour are decidedly American: chocolate chip cookies, banana bread, puddings, and muffins. But when I wrote the opening menu, I knew I wanted to include this very French cake. I still have the notebook I used to doodle in when I was coming up with ideas for Flour, and a detailed sketch of this cake is one of the first items in the book. I really like how dramatic it looks and how well all of the flavors and textures go together. Dacquoise refers to both the b