Frightfully late, due to a missing micro SD-card. They don’t call ‘m micro for nothing I guess. Well we found it!
I had planned this Avid Baker's Challenge as well as the last so carefully. Baked both well in advance and served them on our combined birthdays.
The boys love their chocolate so I knew this was going to hit the spot. Combine it with an almond mixture and we have a potential drooler on our hands.
Have to admit right away that I seriously underbaked the cake. I followed the recipe for the baking time but was too insecure to question it. Did test the cake and sure the cake tester came out with crumbs but I blamed the frangipane for it. Then it wouldn’t release clear of the pan… the frangipane stuck to the sides and caused the cake to break at a few spots. Grrrrr!
Took a couple of quick pictures and cut right in… yikes! All moist and crumbly, almost resembling a lava cake. I vowed never ever to bake a cake again! Never! I am SO NOT a cake baker. (The other challenge was a disappointment as well.) Although I’m told repeatedly I set my goals way way too high and not be so harsh on myself. Pffff I don’t know.
Anyway….To my surprise the frangipane ripple chocolate cake was attacked like there was no tomorrow! People came back for seconds and even thirds or telling me to cut bigger slices! Two requests for the recipe! Do you think I should add to definitely under bake the cake??
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