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World-class Croatian pastry chef Tea Mamut shares her Almond and Carob cake recipe

World-class Croatian pastry chef Tea Mamut shares her Almond and Carob cake recipe

Tea Mamut shares her Almond and Carob cake recipe (Photo: Maksim Basic)

For the first time in Dubrovnik, the street food festival “Bavarin” will be held from 13-16 October in the historical setting of the Lazaret. 

Next week’s street food festival in the south of Dalmatia will have on offer food from the best local chefs and restaurants in Croatia. 

One of those top professional chefs who will be at Bavarin is acclaimed pastry chef Tea Mamut and she has shared one of her recipes ahead of the festival.  

Almond and Carob cake recipe by world-class Croatian pastry chef Tea Mamut

Tea Mamut

ALMOND AND CAROB CAKE by Tea Mamut
(for diameter 26cm)

INGREDIENTS:

200g  55% chocolate

225g butter

1 orange zest 

2g salt

10g cacao      

75g toasted, ground almonds

75g ground carob

6 eggs

150g sugar   

STEPS:

Melt the chocolate, butter, orange zest and salt in steam

In a separate bowl, sift cocoa, add carob and almonds

Add the egg yolks to the melted chocolate and butter (make sure it’s not too hot!)

Mix sugar with egg whites

Add the dry ingredients to the chocolate and mix in the ‘snow’ (blended egg whites and sugar)

Bake for about half an hour at 180C or until a toothpick comes out dry (maybe there will be some crumbs left because the cake is flourless and quite moist)

Almond and Carob cake recipe by world-class Croatian pastry chef Tea Mamut

Almond and Carob cake by Tea Mamut (Photo: Maksim Basic)

The official opening of the festival is on October 13 at 6 p.m., and all additional information can be found on the social networks of Bavarin – Instagram and Facebook, as well as on social networks and the official website of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board.

Entry is free for all visitors.

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