Unusually Moist Chocolate Cake | Crème Fraîche Cream | Caramel Mousse | Chocolate Shortbread

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Appears in
The Elements of Dessert

By Francisco Migoya

Published 2012

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Why These Flavors Work

This is a different type of cake, where the body is a sponge cake that has been hollowed out and then filled. You could say that it is an inside-out cake. Caramel and crème fraîche are background flavors that are both connected by the dairy flavor factor, with a degree of acidity from the crème fraîche, that all serves to balance the frontal chocolate flavor. It is a very simple and straightforward composition of flavors, but t