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Neapolitan Frozen Cake 

Neapolitan Frozen Cake 

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Neapolitan Frozen Cake 


Preparation
30 MIN
Cooking
20 MIN
Freezing
4 H
Servings
8
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Ingredients

Cake

Strawberry Mousse

Preparation

Cake

  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Line a 20-cm (8-inch) springform pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat the egg and brown sugar with an electric mixer until the mixture doubles in volume, about 5 minutes. On low speed, add the dry ingredients alternately with the oil and milk.
  4. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the cake comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack in the pan. Freeze for 15 minutes.
  5. Spread the ice cream on the cake. Set aside in the freezer. 


Strawberry Mousse

  1. In a bowl, whip the cream and half the sugar with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, beat the egg whites with an electric mixer until light and foamy. Gradually add the remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Add the strawberry purée and fold it in with a spatula. Fold in the whipped cream the same way. Spread in the pan on the ice cream and freeze for 4 hours or overnight. 



Note

To get 250 ml (1 cup) of strawberry puree, puree 500 ml (2 cups) of fresh or frozen and thawed strawberries in a food processor.

Comment

  1. This is a sophisticated, delicious dessert. It would benefit from better directions, e.g., how to line the sides of a round pan with parchment; stress not to remove the cake from the pan; give some hints about whipping the cream (takes about 5-7 minutes). This will help the dessert look as good as it tastes.

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