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A Birthday Cake for a Friend

A Birthday Cake for a Friend

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Prep Time 40 mins
Additional Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 40 mins
Course Cakes and Pies
Cuisine Italian
Servings 10 servings


Almond Bavarian Cream

  • 300 g whipping cream 1 ¼ cup
  • 200 g milk 6.76 oz
  • 3 yolks
  • 8 g gelatin sheets 0.3 oz
  • 120 g sugar ½ cup
  • 100 g chopped almonds 1 cup
  • 3 drops of almond extract

Vanilla Bavarian Cream

  • 300 g whipping cream 1 ¼ cup
  • 200 ml milk 6.76 oz
  • 3 yolks
  • 8 gelatin sheets
  • 120 g sugar ½ cup
  • 1 scraped vanilla caviar


  • 350 g honey graham 12.5 oz
  • 32 g sugar 1.13 oz
  • 75 g melted butter 2.65 oz


  • 400 g organic frozen berries 0.88 lb
  • ½ glass lemon juice
  • 50 g sugar 1.7 oz
  • 1 powdered gelatin envelope


  • Almond Bavarian Cream
  • Soak the gelatin in cold water for more than 15 minutes.
  • Slightly beat the egg yolks with sugar and avoid making bubbles.
  • Pour the milk into the eggs and cook up to 82°C (179.6°F).
  • Add the squeezed gelatin and mix well until all is dissolved after filtered with a colander and let it cool.
  • In the meantime, whip the cream and incorporate it gently into the compost that it was cooled to 30°C (86°F).
  • Add almond extract and chopped almonds, mix until all is amalgamated well.
  • Vanilla Bavarian Cream
  • The procedure is the same as the Almonds Bavarese Cream but substitute the almonds with, obviously, scraped vanilla pod. 
  • Crust
  • Combine honey graham crumbs with sugar and butter, press onto the bottom of 24cm (9 inches) springform pan, and store in the fridge.
  • Frost
  • Place the frozen berries in a saucepan.
  • And let them cook until they release their juice and then stir from time to time.
  • Use a Hand Blender until you get a smooth cream and filter.
  • Sprinkle gelatin over cold lemon juice and let it sit still for 5minutes, dissolve in a pan at low flame.  
  • Put the dissolved gelatin into the filtered berries cream and stir until it is incorporated.
  • Assembling
  • Put the Almond Bavarian Cream over the crust and place inside the freezer for at least 2 hrs.
  • Then spread the Vanilla Bavarian Cream over the frozen AlmondBavarian Cream and replace inside the freeze for others 2hrs.
  • Frost the cake with the berries cream and store it in the fridge until becomes jelly.


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