Thursday, September 9, 2010


Buon Compleanno a te,
Buon Compleanno caro Mio

203 g Whole eggs
32 g Egg yolks
135 g Caster sugar
21 g Glucose
1 g Salt
32 g Vegetable oil
21 g Cocoa powder
106 g Cake flour
1 g Baking soda
21 g Milk

1. Warm vegetable oil and mix in cocoa powder until well mixed and dissolved.
2. In a large mixing bowl, add in whole eggs, egg yolk, caster sugar and salt and beat on high speed until foamy and about doubled in volume and salt and sugar have dissolved.
3. Add in glucose and beat on medium speed until ribbon stage.
4. Sift flour and baking soda over beaten egg mixture. Mix in flour on low speed for 3 seconds just to combine most of the flour. After which, mix at medium speed for approx 20 seconds (or even less) just until mostly incorporated. Fold in any remaining traces of flour with rubber spatula.
5. Take some of the beaten egg mixture and add it into the cocoa powder-vegetable oil mixture to lighten the mixture. Add it into the egg mixture, together with the milk and fold until well incorporated.