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Yellow birthday cake with fluffy chocolate ganache frosting from Baking with Less Sugar: Recipes for Desserts Using Natural Sweeteners and Little-to-No White Sugar (page 62) by Joanne Chang

  • heavy cream
  • crème fraîche
  • cake flour
  • vanilla beans
  • eggs
  • dark chocolate
  • butter
  • egg yolks

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  • joanhuguet on November 11, 2016

    This was really bad, and most of it ended up in the garbage. The cake was dry and crumbly, with a spongy crumb and a faintly metallic taste, in spite of an enormous amount of butter. The frosting was harsh tasting and too dark, in spite of my using a high-quality chocolate.

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