would this go well with either an orange or lemon curd?

  • Posted by: ajpelle
  • April 20, 2015
Flourless Almond & Coconut Cake
Recipe question for: Flourless Almond & Coconut Cake


Pegeen April 20, 2015
I'd save the curd for something else. In my case, I'd eat it from the jar all by myself. :-)

With this cake, I'd prefer something a little less acidic than citrus, like a pureed pear sauce. Or the heated-up strawberries (or raspberries) the author mentions.
Pegeen April 20, 2015
With just a squeeze of fresh lemon added to the pears, strawberries or raspberries
Posie (. April 20, 2015
Definitely yes to both! I think lemon curd especially with the tanginess of the citrus. Any fruit would pair well with this cake.
Nancy April 20, 2015
I think either would go well because of the bright acid notes in the fruit against the meaty rich background of nut/coconut. Consider also - if you like them - raspberry or tropical fruit garnishes.
PieceOfLayerCake April 20, 2015
Omg...what curd wouldn't it go well with?! While I'm partial to a classic lemon curd....I think this would go really nicely with a passion fruit curd, if that suits your fancy.
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