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A dessert to WOW the crowds!

AND… it has a holiday Candy involved too!!

This cake is revolved around a seasonal candy which is why I want to share it with you! (Christmas is in about 2.5 weeks… πŸ™‚
Some May call it Coffee crunch candy… we call it sponge candy in the midwest!
You can get it at the good Ol’ Fleet Farm!! Click here to see it! Β 

My Chef Mary Coe made this cake for us to try on the first day of cakes last week! πŸ™‚
(More to come on last/this past week)

It is a well known cake in the bay area from a special bakery called Blums!
This cake is beautiful, as well as delicious!
This recipe is the real deal so I would take notes! πŸ™‚

I am making this cake for Christmas at my Grandmas! I hope everyone likes it! πŸ™‚

oooo lala! Remember I showed this to you in my Sunday 7’s! πŸ™‚

Here we go….

Blum’s Coffee Crunch Cake

1.25 c. cake flour
3/4 c. sugar
1/2 t. salt ——-> Sift first 3 ingredients together and reserve
6 yolks
1/4 c. sugar ——> whip next 2 ingredients until thick and pale
1/4 c. water —–> slowly add to yolk mixture and whip 4 minutes until thickened
1 c. egg whites (7-8) —–> whip to frothy on top (little bubbles)
1 t. cream of tartar —–> add to frothy whites and whip to stiff peak
1/2 c. sugar —> slowly add to above and whip to stiff peak
1 t. vanilla
1 T. lemon juice
1 t. lemon zest —–> whisk last 3 into whites

– Fold whites into yolks
– Add 1/3 of dry ingredients at a time, folding in gently until combined.
– Pour batter into ungreased 10″ tube pan.
– Bake at 350 for 50-55 minutes

**If you don’t want to buy the candy, you can make it home made!

Coffee Crunch Candy
1 T. baking soda – sifted —-> set aside
1/4 c strong brewed coffee
1.5 cups sugar
1/4 c. light corn syrup —-> Bring last 3 ingredients to Boil and cook to 290 degrees. Removed from heat and stir in baking soda. Pour immediately on greased baking sheet. Let cook completely!

Β 6 cups heavy cream
6 T sugar
1 T vanilla —-> Whip 3 ingredients to stiff peak!

– Split cake into 3 layers
– Spread frosting and sprinkle with some coffee crunch in between each layer.
– Ice cake with remaining frosting and decorate with remaining candy.


Yay! I hope at least 1 of my readers makes this! πŸ™‚ You won’t let anyone down! πŸ™‚

Happy Friday Friends!
P.s… my recipe page is SUPER DE DUPER updated! Check it out!


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