Moka Dupont

Tuesdays with Dorie
Baking Chez Moi
Moka Dupont is the French version of an American Ice Box Cake.
Dorie suggested serving with coffee ice cream but I had vanilla on hand which paired nicely with the chocolate.

Dorie states that in France the cake is made with The Brun cookies but they are not readily available in America. She suggested Petit Beurre which I could not find. My grocery store carried these Leibniz which worked out just fine but I don’t know if I am committing some mortal sin in France.

This cake could could not have been easier. Store bought cookies, dunked in coffee, layered with a buttercream frosting and topped with shaved chocolate. The buttercream was a little different in that the granulated sugar is not completely incorporated. It tasted grainy which Dorie says is normal. This frosting also calls for an uncooked egg so I used a pasteurized one for safety.

Everyone loved it especially with the ice cream. My son not one for compliments with my cooking said it was okay but then came back for a second piece later:) To see what others did this week visit the TWD blogroll.


7 Comments Add yours

  1. This was really good wasn't it ?


  2. Cakelaw says:

    Ha ha, the fact that your son came back for more says it all. I liked this well enough but didn't love it.


  3. Zosia says:

    I love your chocolate curls! My family enjoyed this one too, even without ice cream.


  4. i liked this a lot, too. and the chocolate curls make it so pretty!


  5. Flourishen says:

    A nice touch with the ice cream. Easy dessert except shopping for the Brun cookies.


  6. Anonymous says:

    Ha ha I do see that you used the same cookies! I almost included a picture of them as well…and wondered the same thing, if I was committing some great faux paux!! :). Love your chocolate curls!


  7. Summer says:

    Your cake looks delish so no worries on the mortal sin! I’m looking forward to making this.


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