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Strawberry Raspberry cake “Colorado Boulevard”

2016-12-03
  • This Recipe
  • Cuisine: American Cuisine
  • Course: Dessert, Tart
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Category: Course
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 2 H
  • Readiness Time: 1 H
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  • Chef : François
  • Category: Recipe
  • Posted on: Saturday December 3, 2016
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  • Languages :  English  |   Français
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A creamy, dreamy, fluffy heavenly Strawberry Raspberry Almond cake that you will most definitely love! 


The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry RaspberrySuch an original, beautiful and delicious cake that tastes Almonds, strawberries, raspberries and vanilla mascarpone cream… I made this for a party and everyone has been asking me for the recipe, so here it is !
The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberry

A dessert I discovered in Pasadena, California
The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberry

more precisely during a culinary training at the Cordon Bleu institute in Pasadena
The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberry

Next to the school, the Cordon Bleu had a nice deli that was managed by the students themselves
The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberry

And that’s in the Cordon Bleu deli that I tasted a piece of this wonderful dessert
The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberryand since the cake didn’t have any name, I called this the “colorado boulevard”, the name of the street the Cordon Bleu (which is now closed), was located at

Prepping the ingredients

INGREDIENTSGenoa Bread. For the recipe, click HERE
Mascarpone Cream. For the recipe, click HERE
Strawberries
Raspberries

 Strawberry Purée


1 Cup Strawberry Jam (300 grams)
1.6 Gelatin Sheets

 Decoration


Shortbread cookies. For the recipe, click HERE
Sliced Almonds
Mint leaves
INSTRUCTIONS1. Start baking the Genoa Bread, then completely cool down

2. Then make the Mascarpone Cream and keep it in the refrigerator

3. For the sablés cookies, you may buy cookies from any local store, or make your own :
Make the sablé dough, roll it between two silicon mats, place in the freezer 15 min, and then cut some “leaves” with a leaf cookie cutter, then bake at 360 °F / 180 °C for about

10 minutes

or until golden in color

4.  For the strawberry jam : Cook the

Strawberry Jam

(1 Cup or 300 g)

5. Meanwhile bloom the

Gelatin

(1.6 Gelatin Sheets) in cold water

6. Remove from the heat

7. Add the

Gelatin

to the

Strawberry Jam



8. Mix using a hand blender
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Assembling

INSTRUCTIONS1. It is best to use a square frame, mine is 8 inches by 8 inches

2. Start by putting the Genoa Bread

3. Spread a thin layer of the strawberry jam

4. Spoon the mascarpone cream

5.  Freeze for about

20 minutes



6. Spoon the remaining strawberry jam

7.  Freeze again for about

20 minutes



8. Add the Strawberries and Raspberries

9. You may add sliced almonds from the crunchiness and the color contrast

10. For color purposes, I like to add small mint leaves

11. Remove the frame

12. You can then add the sablé cookies on the sides of the cake : This has actually a practical purpose : the cookies prevent the cream to fall off
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The ‘Colorado Blvd’ Strawberry Raspberry

Yummy ! Really fun to make and such a delicious dessert that will impress your guests !

The result and the pix




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Celery

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5 spice powder

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Almond extract

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Almond paste

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Almonds

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Basil

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Beef

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Beef stock

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Brown sauce

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Buttermilk

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Candied orange

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Cardamom

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Carrots

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Cognac

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Coriander powder

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Crème fraiche

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Espelette pepper

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Fennel

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Fenugreek

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Fermented milk

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Fish

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Fish stock

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Gianduja

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Ham

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Hazelnuts

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Hoisin sauce

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Icing fondant

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Inverted sugar

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Italian meringue

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Ketchup

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Ladyfingers

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Lamb

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Laurel (bay) leaves

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Lemon

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Madeira

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Malibu spirit

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Mango

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Milk chocolate

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Milk powder

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Mint

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Mushrooms

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Nutmeg

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Olives

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Orange juice

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Orange zests

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Palm sugar

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Parmesan cheese

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Passion fruit

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Pastry dough

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Pearl sugar

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Pineapple

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Pistachio paste

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Pistachios

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Pork

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Rabbit

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Raspberries

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Red wine

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Rosemary

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Saffron

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Salmon

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Sesame oil

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Sesame seeds

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Shallots

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Spinach leaves

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Strawberries

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Strawberry jam

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Sweet Tart Dough

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Tomatoes

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Tonka bean

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Tuna fish

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Turmeric

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Vegetable shortening (crisco)

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Whole flour

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Worcestershire sauce

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Yoghurt

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