Watch: Hungarian Esterházy Cake Recipe

  • 8 Sep 2021 7:37 AM
Watch: Hungarian Esterházy Cake Recipe
Esterhazy torte, which was originated in Hungary and Austria, was named after Prince Paul III Anton Esterházy de Galántha of the Austrian empire.

This special dessert is made of buttercream spiced with cognac or vanilla, sandwiched between four and five layers of almond meringue (macaroon) dough.

The torte is iced with a fondant glaze and decorated with a characteristic chocolate striped pattern.

For the custard buttercream
 * 8 Egg Yolks
* 45g Corn Starch
* 315ml Milk
* 150g Caster Sugar
* 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
* 45ml Cherry Brandy Liqueur (Optional)
* 300g Butter

For the dacquoise
 * 112g Ground Hazelnuts
* 75g Ground Almonds
* 58g Butter, melted
* 300g Caster Sugar, divided
* 38g Corn Starch
* 195g Egg Whites
* Icing Sugar

For the glaze
* 75g Apricot Jam
* 1 tbsp Rum (or 1 tbsp water)

 For the topping
* 2 1/2 tbsp Water
* 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
* 300g Icing Sugar
 * 22g Dark Chocolate, melted
* Toasted Flaked Almonds

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