For the Fête de la Musique, let's bake a piano cake with Maude!




Ingredients

- 3 eggs
- 70g or 1/2 cup sugar
- 200g or 2 cups dark chocolate
- A bit of water
- 100g or 1 cup almond powder
- 50g or 1/2 cup walnuts
- 1 ripe avocado


Recipe

1. Whisk eggs with sugar.
2. Pour water into chocolate and melt (microwave or bain marie)
3. Add melted chocolate into the eggs & sugar batter and stir the batter until well combined.
4. Mash or mix in a blender the ripe avocado.
5. Stir avocado with the batter.
6. Add almond powder and walnut and stir until well combined.
7. Pour the batter into a square mold.
8. Bake it 20-25 minutes at 180°C or 355°F.


Decorate

Cut a third of the cake and put it on top of the main part. Sprinkle icing sugar on the lower third. With a piping bag filled with melted chocolate, draw the piano keys.



Maude Mastoris

French Teacher / Events Coordinator

Maude grew up in Paris, she moved and lived in Istanbul and Dubai where she worked in corporate companies in communication & events and taught french before moving to Boston. She enjoys sharing the french culture and is passionate about connecting with people. Maude loves traveling and discovering new cultures. She is a dynamic and creative teacher making her classes interactive for students by focusing on encouraging conversations.

See All Posts

Related Posts

Balade sur Seine

During the pandemic the walk has made a major comeback. I have always been a fan, so I am more than happy to see them…

Read More

Where Should We Have Dinner Tonight?

France is very well known for its fine cuisine, but have you ever wondered about the differences between all the different categories of establishments? If…

Read More

A Look at French Modernism

This week we bring a dash of French architecture to our blog! Thanks to FCC member Anne Barrett, we invite you to introduce yourselves to…

Read More

Upcoming Events

Health & Fitness

Barre en français: May Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary!

Monday, May 10, 2021 6:30 PM To 7:30 PM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

Read More
Thursday, May 13, 2021 7:30 PM To 8:30 PM

We're taking our member conversation group Alors.... around the world in 2021!

Read More
Saturday, May 15, 2021 4:00 PM To 5:00 PM

Take a walk with your fellow FCC members

Read More