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Our baking recipes are not only suitable as a Christmas dessert, as these Christmas tree cake triangles with a delicious touch of vanilla and orange.

Tree cake triangles

Ingredients for about 50 pieces:

  • 6 eggs (size M)
  • 25 g soft butter
  • 120 g of sugar
  • 2 packets of vanilla sugar
  • 80 g of flour
  • 40 g cornstarch (eg lunar amine)
  • salt
  • 6 tablespoons of orange juice
  • 350 g of bittersweet chocolate

To decorate :

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  • halved almonds
  • nuts
  • pistachios
  • dried cranberries


  1. Separate eggs. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla sugar with the hand mixer until creamy. Gradually add the egg yolk and stir. Mix flour and cornflour and stir in the cream.
  2. Beat the egg whites and a pinch of salt with stiff snow and fold gently under the dough. Preheat oven grill or oven to highest level. Lay out the bottom of a springform pan (26 cm ├ś) with baking paper. Spread about 3 tablespoons of dough in the mold and bake for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Brush the baked layer again with about 3 tablespoons of dough and bake. Continue until the dough is used up. Allow the tree cake to cool on a wire rack, then remove from the mold. Pierce the cake surface several times with a wooden skewer and drizzle with the orange juice. Use a sharp knife to cut into large triangles.
  4. Coarsely chop couverture and melt in a metal bowl in a hot water bath. Cover the tree cake triangles with the couverture. Decorate with almonds, nuts, pistachios or cranberries and leave to dry.

Preparation time: approx. 45 minutes

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