Jaconde Sponge Recipe

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Jaconde Sponge
How to make Jaconde Sponge
  • Chef: Amrita Raichand
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Jaconde Sponge Recipe: An innovative twist to the delightful cake, jaconde sponge is a delicious assembly of creamy baked meringue with buttercream, strawberries and more. Perfect dessert to bake during the festive season of Christmas!

Ingredients of Jaconde Sponge

  • For Jaconde Sponge:
  • 65 gms almonds (almond flour)
  • 35 gms Icing sugar
  • 10 gms melted butter
  • 60 gms egg whites
  • 20 gms sugar
  • 1 1/2 Whole eggs
  • For Buttercream:
  • 100 gms butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh cream (cold)

How to Make Jaconde Sponge

  • Prepare Jaconde Sponge:
  • 1.Whisk the eggs and icing sugar till light and fluffy.
  • 2.Make medium peak meringue with egg whites and sugar.
  • 3.Fold in the whole egg mixture into the meringue followed by the dry ingredients.
  • 4.Spread on a parchment lined tray and bake at 210 for 8 minutes.
  • 5.Once done, take it out and dust the sponge with icing sugar and cover with another parchment sheet.
  • 6.Flip over and release the paper, dust icing sugar again and roll into a log.
  • 7.Put it in the refrigerator to chill.
  • Prepare buttercream:
  • 1.Whisk the butter till light and fluffy. Add in the sugar and vanilla, whisk till mixed.
  • 2.Pour the cream in a thin stream and whisk till stable.
  • 3.Chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • Assembly:
  • 1.Unroll the sponge and spread a layer of the buttercream evenly on the entire surface.
  • 2.Thinly slice the strawberries and layer over the cream.
  • 3.Roll the sponge gently yet tightly and chill for a while.
  • 4.Mask the Yule log with buttercream and finish it with a woody texture and choice of decor.
Key Ingredients: For Jaconde Sponge:, almonds (almond flour), Icing sugar, melted butter, egg whites, sugar, Whole eggs, For Buttercream:, butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, fresh cream (cold)