Preparations time: 4 hourse
Backing: 30 Minuten on 374°F (top and bottom heat)
Ingredients for the cake:
- 4 eggs (at room temperature)
- 90g corn sugar (alternatively glucose)
- 8g stevia
- 2 doses of lemon aroma
- 90g flour
- 25g starch flour
- 25g molten butter (not too warm)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 lemon (with edible skin)
Ingredients for the filling:
- 200ml cream
- 140g corn sugar (alternatively glucose)
- 10g stevia
- 500g mascarpone cream
- 500g fresh strawberries
- 8 sheets of gelatin
4 tablespoons of strawberry jam (e.g. by Frusano)
Take the green off the strawberries and purée them. Now cook them into a thick jam over the course of roughly three hours and let it cool down. This can be done in advance as the jam can be stored in the cooler or freezer for several days or months respectively.
Put the eggs, sugar, stevia, some vanilla aroma and a bit of salt into a large bowl and mix it for 20 minutes. The mixture should now have three times its original mass and should be cream-colored.
Mix the flour, starch and baking powder together and spread it over the creamy mass through a fine sieve. Carefully mix it in and add the cooled molten butter, as well as juice and scoring from the lemon. Mix them in as well and put the dough into a round springform pan with a 16cm diameter.
Bake the cake for 30 minutes at 190 °C. Be careful not to open the oven for the first 20 minutes or else your cake might crash.
If you can poke the cake with a stick without any remains on the stick, take it out of the oven and let it cool down.
While the cake is cooling down you can prepare the filling.
Put the gelantin sheets into some water and whip the cream. Mix the cream with the rest of the ingredients except for the mascarpone cream.
Heat the gelantin sheets in a water bath. In my experience, hot water should be enough, it doesn’t need to boil.Now add three to four tablespoons of mascarpone cream into the gelantin. Mix it back into the mascarpone cream and let it cool for 30 minutes.
The cake should now have cooled down as well and can be cut into three even layers. Stack them like this:
And let it cool again.
If you want to, you can also cover the cake with a ganache made from white chocolate or – if you have enough left, with the remaining filling.
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