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A Cake from Today's Winning Cookbook (+ How to Get More Recipes All Tournament Long!)

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Photo by Bobbi Lin, Doodles by Sarah Jampel
Photo by Bobbi Lin, Doodles by Sarah Jampel

Today is The Piglet's first day! Did you catch Deep Run Roots go head-to-head against Simple? Head here for Emma Straub's review.

But going forward, never miss a judgment: By signing up for our daily email bulletin, you'll get the verdict delivered to your inbox, along with an exclusive recipe from each day's winning cookbook. Here's just a taste of what you'll get—a cake from today's winning book:

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Bitter Flourless Chocolate Cake with Coffee Cream

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Serves 8

For the cake:

  • 1 2/3 sticks unsalted butter, plus more for the pan
  • 11 1/2 ounces high-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces
  • 3/4 cup superfine sugar
  • 5 large eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • Confectioners’ sugar, to dust

For the cream:

  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 tablespoon instant espresso coffee dissolved in ½ tablespoon boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons whiskey, or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, or to taste
The Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks is Here!