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Peppermint Meringue Cake With Chocolate Buttercream

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Peppermint Meringue Cake With Chocolate Buttercream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup superfine sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 large egg whites, room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon peppermint schnapps
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 8 pieces
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 pounds bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao), chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • thin chocolate-covered mint wafers, cut into small triangles (for garnish)
  • fresh raspberries (for garnish)
  • fresh mint leaves (for garnish)
  • heavy-duty stand mixer
  • 13x9x1-inch baking sheet
  • small offset spatula
  • pastry bag
  • medium star tip (for decorating)
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Published 2014-09-09 13:30:25 (2 years ago).

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