Toasted Calamansi Cake

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Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

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The Toasted Calamansi Cake hits the sweet, sour and bitter taste receptors on your palate, so balance is key. The base is a twice-baked cake, which I call a cake crouton. After the second baking, I immediately dip it in lime syrup so it absorbs that moisture to create a crunchy outer layer with a soft, juicy interior. Then comes a bold, zesty calamansi curd with a final topping of fresh berries. Calamansi can be quite int