Armenian-style eight layer cake

INGREDIENTS 1¾ cups firmly packed brown sugar 2½ cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 egg 1 cup milk 125 g butter, melted and cooled ⅓ cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped ¼ cup cacao nibs or chopped dark chocolate Ganache 500 gram dark chocolate, chopped 2 cups pouring cream Coffee cream 1 Tbsp. boiling water 2 tsp. instant coffee granules 600 ml double thick cream ½ cup icing sugar, sifted 1 Tbsp. cocoa powder, sifted METHOD PREHEAT oven to 180°C. Draw two 18 cm circles on each of four large sheets of baking paper.Repeat with another three sheets. Turn two of the , marked-side down, onto two greased oven trays. MIX the sugar, flour, baking powder, bicarb and nutmeg in a bowl. Whisk the egg, milk and butter in a jug. Add to the flour mixture and whisk until combined. SPREAD ½ cup of the cake mixture in each circle, then sprinkle each round with 1 tbsp each of the chopped hazelnuts and cacao nibs. Bake each tray for 10 minutes until firm to touch. Remove and allow to cool. REPEAT the process with the remaining marked baking paper and remaining cake … Continue reading Armenian-style eight layer cake