This is a very simple cake made by alternating layers of cassis (black currant) cake and almond cream that is optionally scented with vanilla bean; this requires the use of the Volcano Vaporizer. The flavor of cassis is very straightforward but very complex at the same time, with intense berry fruit flavor along with a less intense floral note. Highly acidic, it benefits from the mellow flavor that the almond provides along with the dairy component, which tames that acidity and keeps it in check without hiding it. The vanilla is simply a scent that enhances all the flavors in the cake and adds a special touch.
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