Wednesday, April 02, 2014

巧克力杏仁小蛋糕 (Chocolate Biscuit Joconde)


Biscuit is the French word for sponge or sandwich cake.
Biscuit Joconde is an almond sponge cake, named after the Mona Lisa, which is known as La Joconde in French. Traditonal Joconde is baked in thin layers on baking sheets and it is also used to make linings for the outsides of charlottes, a traditional French raspberry mousse cake, and other Bavarian mousse cakes. The above information taken from here and there


recipe adapted from somewhere out there (i.e. dateless handwritten notes)
plus some minor changes by me ♥

Egg yolk – 2 nos
Caster Sugar – 20g

Almond Power – 20g
Plain Flour – 1½ tsp
Cocoa Powder – 1 tsp

Egg White – 2 nos
Caster Sugar – 30g

1. Mix egg yolk with sugar, and whisk by mixer at high speed until fluffy. Sieve in the almond powder
    + plain flour + cocoa powder, mix till all well combined.
2. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites till soft peak, then add in sugar in 3 instalment and whisk
    until completely stiff and peaks form to obtain a Meringue.
3. Add a third of the stiff egg whites into (1) and gently fold in the rest of the Meringue to obtain a
    smooth batter.
4. Pour the ready batter into a piping bag with 1cm round nozzle attached.
5. Pipe out the desired shape, onto the baking paper of the tray.
6. Dust it with icing sugar and bake it at 180C for 12-13min (center rack of oven).
7. Remove the baking paper from the tray and let the sponge cool down completely before removing.
8. Pipe the chocolate ganache on one sponge and cover it with another.


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  1. 我最近和别人背道而驰,一直在玩中式糕点,嘻嘻。。。
    我原先还以为这是马卡隆呢 ;P

  2. 看得出很不错的饼干。等有空我也要试试看。Bookmarked!

  3. 这夹心小蛋糕蛮有艺术思意的,我一看到Mona Lisa这名字,整个人立刻正经起来,哈哈!好,请给我打包几个走吧!

  4. Yummy! Love to try one of these... Just like whoopie pies

  5. 原来Jaconde是蒙娜丽莎之意。。。谢谢。。! 那片蛋糕走咯

  6. Yes looks like whoopie pies in heart shaped.

  7. 嗯!Biscuit or cake??? 傻傻分不清楚???不管了,先来一片,呵呵!