Ingredients

How to make it

  • Heat oven to 350. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and yolks one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add flour and salt; beat just until combined. Do not overmix.
  • Transfer batter to 9" tart pan with removable bottom; spread batter and smooth top. If necessary chill batter 10 minutes before smoothing.) Place pan in refrigerator 15 minutes.
  • Remove from fridge, brush top with beatten egg and mark a criss-cross pattern with a fork. Brush again with egg. Bake until cake is deep golden brown and edges pull away from sides of pan, about 50 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly. Remove cake from pan and slice will warm. Serve with fresh strawberries

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  • tapestry63 2 years ago
    We just found Jean-Marc last week. Chocolate Mousse Cake for my daughter's 16th birthday - exquisite. I saw this cake on his website and thought how much we would like it. And here I find his recipe! Can hardly wait to try it. After the last of the Chocolate Mousse Cake is gone. Of course!
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  • dmajor 6 years ago
    yes! I have been looking for a great butter cake recipe and it looks like I may have found it! Hats off to you!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    Yummmmm-Ohhhhhh ;) You've got my 5!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    pat2me ate it and said...
    Nice change from biscuits as the base, but I may not want to share now!
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  • indyalb 6 years ago
    Ooooh la la!! Magnifique! Thanks! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    bakermel ate it and said...
    Wow---sounds rich and delish! :) Thank you! :)
    ~Melinda
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    " It was excellent "
    tippystclair ate it and said...
    Very nice and sounds delicious. 5 from me!
    :}
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    " It was excellent "
    morninlite ate it and said...
    Butter and all that vanilla!! Love it!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    great recipe thanks
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