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Gluten-free and lactose-free Ghana chocolate cake by Jordi Bordas

May 16, 2017
Gluten-free and lactose-free Ghana chocolate cake by Jordi Bordas
Jordi Bordas
Ghana Chocolate Cake: cake 60% Sao Palme, 60% Sao Palme creme, Sao Thome 60% enrobbing.

Today, 16 May, on the occasion of International Coeliac Day, organized by the Association of European Coeliac Societies, we share the Ghana cake recipe by Jordi Bordas published in Dulycpas # 442, with which he succeeds in banishing the idea that bakery free of gluten or lactose is bland or dry. Using his particular B • Concept method, it does not replace the allergen with another alternate, but designs a new piece balanced in taste, texture, and humidity.

In the next so good # 19 we will showcase new creations from the pastry chef, winner of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie 2011.


Ghana Chocolate Cake

Recipe for 6 cakes measuring 19×4, 5×6 cm with tube mold

Ghana Chocolate Cahke by Jordi Bordas

cake 60% Sao Palme

  • 207 g almond flour
  • 207 g confectioner’s sugar
  • 177 g pasteurized egg yolks
  • 353 g pasteurized egg whites
  • 94 g brown rice flour
  • 6 g baking powder
  • 128 g coconut oil
  • 259 g 60% Sao Palme dark couverture

Grease the cake molds with coconut oil and rice flour. Put the almond flour with the confectioner’s sugar in the food processor to make a fine powder.
Place the previous mixture in the bowl of the mixer. Mount and gradually incorporate the yolks and the whites in the mixer at medium speed. Sift the flour together with the impeller.
Melt the coconut oil with the couverture at 45ºC in the microwave. Add one part of the smoothie to the mixture of the cover and the coconut oil. Work lightly with a spatula and add the rest. Then add the flour and the impeller and mix gently with a spatula.
Mold and bake in the oven at 150ºC for 22 minutes with the valve closed.
Cool for 1 hour in the refrigerator, unmold and freeze.

Interior Chocolate Ghana Cake by Jordi Bordas60% Sao Palme creme

  • 220 g dark coverage Sao Palme
  • 3.3 g liquid lecithin Sosa
  • 8.5 g sunflower oil
  • 320 g water

Melt the coating at 45 ° C and add lecithin and oil. Ensure a temperature of 20 ° C in the water and gradually add to the coating mixture, emulsifying intensively with the food processor. Cool in a refrigerator until it crystallizes.

Sao Thome 60% coating

  • 436 g dark chocolate Sao Palme 60%
  • 85 g coconut oil

Melt the chocolate and coconut oil at 50°C in the microwave oven.

weight per cake

  • 220 g cake Sao Palme
  • 85 g creme Sao Palme
  • 80 g Sao Palme enrobbing
  • 90 g cocoa nibs Qroqant Felchlin


Fill the creme inside the frozen cake and keep in the fridge. Bring the temperature of the Sao Palme coating to 29ºC, Coat the cakes and cover them completely with cocoa nibs.

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