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Opera Cake

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Opera Cake - French Opera Cake Recipe - Chocolate Coffee Cake

9 · 60 minutes · Opera Cake is a rich French Cake, that uses one of the most loved flavor combinations, chocolate and coffee. The cake is consisting of layers of almond sponge cake soaked in coffee syrup, filled with coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache and topped with chocolate glaze.


  • 5 Egg whites
  • 5 Egg yolks
  • 5 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 15 oz Chocolate, semisweet
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 5 oz Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 22 tbsp Sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 2 tbsp Canola oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 5 oz Almonds, ground
  • 5 tsp Instant coffee
  • 22 tbsp Butter
  • 2/3 cup Whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 2.5 oz (70g) Paillette Feuilletine
Cheat’s Opera Cake (Almond Coffee Cake)

In honour of the mother, who requested I make “something with almond meal” when I asked what cake she wanted for her birthday. For when you want the extravagance of a fancy French cake …

Matcha Opera Cake (Recipe)

Making entremets is addictive. They are easy, satisfying but tedious unless you spread the process across multiple days which you should. Are these technically opera cakes? By the strictest of defi…

Opera Cake Layers More

This is probably my favorite cake – which is also a multi-step process. Usually this is made as two large (half sheet) pans, but that is a lot of cake – so this is a smaller versi…

Classic Opera Cake Recipe

3 · Learn how to make the classic rich coffee chocolate cake from scratch. Enjoy the authentic taste with the incredible aroma!


  • 5 oz Egg white
  • 2 1/2 oz Egg yolks
  • 5 1/3 oz Eggs, Whole
Baking & Spices
  • 58 1.2 oz couverture chocolate
  • 1 1/4 oz All-purpose flour
  • 3 1/2 oz Almond flour
  • 17 1/8 oz Couverture chocolate
  • 7 1/3 oz Granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 oz Powdered sugar
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 1/4 oz Vegetable oil
  • 2 oz Milled coffee
  • 8 1/2 oz Butter
  • 10 2/3 oz Heavy cream
  • 5 1/3 oz Milk
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 3 1/2 oz Cognac
  • 12 oz Water
Opera Cake

22 · 40 minutes · This classic French cake is made with layers of almond sponge, potent coffee syrup, French buttercream, and chocolate ganache. It's worthy of any special occasion.


  • 3 Egg whites
  • 5 Egg yolk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Corn syrup, light
Baking & Spices
  • 1/4 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 cup Almond flour
  • 7 oz Chocolate, semisweet fine
  • 10 oz Chocolate chips, semisweet
  • 3/4 cup Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup Superfine sugar
  • 2 tbsp Espresso, instant powder
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 3/8 cup Butter, unsalted
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 3 tbsp Brandy
  • 14 tbsp Water
  • luster dust (gold)
French Opera Cake Recipe (double layers)

The classic French Opera Cake, doubled in layers to make six layers of almond sponge cake, three layers of coffee French buttercream, three layers of rich chocolate ganache and topped with a chocolate glaze!

Classic Opera Cake from Scratch

While making Opera Cake from scratch will have you spend a hefty chunk of time in the kitchen, I swear it's so decadent, it's totally worth the effort.


  • 8 (240g | 8.45oz) egg whites, large
  • 8 Eggs, large
  • 2 tbsp Corn syrup
Baking & Spices
  • 2/3 cup All-purpose flour, unbleached
  • 3 cups Almond flour
  • 3 1/2 cups Bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 Swiss meringue buttercream recipe
Oils & Vinegars
  • 3 tbsp Peanut oil
  • 4 tbsp Instant coffee, powder
  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 13 tbsp Water
Create the most beautiful opera cake ever | Patisserie Makes Perfect

The most delicious blackberry opera cake that is so easy to create. No frames needed or special equipment. Perfect for a celebration.


  • 310 ml Blackberry puree
  • 200 g Egg whites
  • 90 g Egg yolks
  • 324 g Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 260 g Castor sugar
  • 250 g Icing sugar
  • 76 g Plain flour
Nuts & Seeds
  • 250 g Almonds, Ground
  • 443 g Butter, Unsalted
  • 300 ml Double cream
  • 260 ml Whipping cream
  • 45 ml Water
  • 375 g Guittard semisweet 66% cacao wafers
  • 250 g Guittard akoma extra semisweet chocolate chips 55%
  • 40 g Liquid glucose
Step-by-step instructions of a Petit gâteaux that the chef created in his last course in Valrhona Brooklyn School, which he wanted to share with the readers of So Good.Read More

In early March, Antonio Bachour gave a course at the L’École Valrhona Brooklyn school on entremets and petits gâteaux in which he explored many combinations of different flavors with gâteaux bases and created multi-layer entremets of various textures and fillings. The title of the course speaks for itself, “Bachour style”, which we can perfectly admire in this Peckale Opera, a kind of deconstruction of the classic Opera dessert based on butter and coffee. Enjoy the complete recipe below…

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Vegan Opera Cake   Credit: Gretchen's Vegan Bakery
What a lovely cake!  Credit: Home Cooking Adventure
With this step by step tutorial, you'll learn how to make a mini version of a classic French dessert, opera cake! It features layers of joconde sponge soaked in a coffee syrup, then filled with coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache. It's finished off with a chocolate glaze. Watch now on the Bakes & Blunders YouTube channel. #recipevideo #cake
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