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« on: August 01, 2012 03:43:08 PM »

GINGER WHITE ANNIVERSARY CAKE

Ginger White Cake
   ½ tablespoon white vinegar + enough milk to equal ½ cup
   3 large egg whites, room temperature
   1 teaspoon vanilla extract
   1 cup + 2 tablespoons cake flour
   ¾ cup + 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
   2 teaspoons baking powder
   ½ teaspoon table salt
   ½ teaspoon ground ginger
   6 tablespoons unsalted butter, in 6 pieces, softened
   
Garam Masala Ganache Filling
   2 ounces bittersweet chocolate (or 13 Hershey’s Kisses Special Dark), 
      chopped fine
   ¼ cup heavy cream
   ¼ teaspoon garam masala


Rose Tea Whipped Icing
   For the rose tea
      ½ cup filtered water
      1 tablespoon dried organic rose petals
   ½ box (½ cup + 2 tablespoons) Wilton Whipped Icing Mix

Garnishes
   rose petals, gold-dusted dragees (see Note below), toasted fennel seed


DIRECTIONS
A.   Prepare rose tea: Place rose petals in a coffee filter and tie closed. Bring water to boil. Steep rose petal bundle for 30 minutes. Remove and discard bundle. Measure ½ cup, adding more water as needed. Chill rose tea to ice cold.

B.   For the cake: Adjust oven rack to middle position. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour one 9-inch cake pan. Mix vinegar and milk together in a large liquid measuring cup and let sit 5 minutes. Mix in egg whites and vanilla. Whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and ginger in the bowl of an electric mixer. On low speed, add butter 1 piece at a time, blending until pea-sized. Pour in half of milk mixture. Increase speed to medium-high. Beat 1 minute until light and fluffy. Dribble in the rest of the milk mixture while beating just until mixed, 30 seconds. Scrape down sides of bowl. Mix 5 seconds more. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake until toothpick comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool cake in pan 10 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack for 1 hour.

C.   For the filling: In a microwave-safe medium bowl, microwave the chocolate and cream at high power for 30 seconds. Stir garam masala into mixture; continue stirring until smooth. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

D.   For the icing: Place ½ cup rose tea in mixer bowl. Add icing mix. On low, mix 1 minute. Scrape down sides. Continue mixing, at medium speed, for 5 minutes until stiff peaks.

E.   Assemble cake: Divide cake horizontally into 2 layers. Place bottom layer on serving plate or stand. Smooth on ganache filling. Top with other cake layer. Ice top and sides. Decorate and garnish as desired, shortly before serving.  Note: For the gold-dusted dragees: In a small bowl, mix white dragees, edible gold dust and a few drops of vanilla until the dragees are evenly coated. Let dry.

Inspiration: Garam Masala-Chocolate Gingerbread recipe by Aarti Sequeira on Food Network at http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/aarti-sequeira/garam-masala-chocolate-gingerbread-recipe/index.html

Cake component adapted from http://www.cookscountry.com/ Lane Cake recipe
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« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012 10:41:40 PM »

That looks delicious and thank you for providing such detailed instructions and progress pictures.
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012 10:31:27 AM »

This is just beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012 10:19:21 AM »

That sounds delicious!!!
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