German Chocolate Bombes

German Chocolate Bombes
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These were time consuming but not difficult. They are delicious

Category: desserts


For the cake:
Cooking spray
4 oz. unsweetened chocolate, chopped (about 1 cup)
1 oz. (1/4 cup) natural cocoa powder
1-1/2 cups boiling water
7 oz. (1-1/2 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
1-1/2 cups packed dark brown sugar
8 oz. (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened
4 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

TIP: This recipe contains raw eggs; if that’s a concern, buy pasteurized.

For the coconut-pecan filling:
3-1/4 oz. (about 1 cup) sweetened, shredded dried coconut, toasted and cooled
3 oz. (2/3 cup) pecans, toasted and cooled
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2-1/2 oz. (5 Tbs.) unsalted butter, cut into chunks
6 large egg yolks
1 5-oz. can evaporated milk
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

For the chocolate mousse:
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate (preferably 70% cacao), chopped (about 1 cup)
3-1/2 oz. (7 Tbs.) unsalted butter
2 large eggs, separated
1 Tbs. granulated sugar
3/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract
Pinch kosher salt

For the glaze:
4 oz. bittersweet chocolate (preferably 70% cacao), finely chopped (about 1 cup)
2 Tbs. light corn syrup
1 cup heavy cream


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Added 10 years ago by:
Patty Leonard Woodland Patty Leonard Woodland
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