Jacques Torres's Bûche de Noël

Jacques Torres's Bûche de Noël
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Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1/3 Cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon whole milk
  • 2 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/3 Cup cake flour
  • 1/4 Cup confectioners’ sugar
  • About 1 cup Flavored Simple Syrup (recipe follows)
  • Chocolate Pastry Cream (recipe follows)
  • Coffee Buttercream (recipe follows)
  • Meringue Mushrooms (recipe follows)
  • Small block of bittersweet chocolate, for shaving
  • 1 1/4 Cup water
  • 2/3 Cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoon Grand Marnier or other liqueur
  • 4 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 Cup whole milk
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise
  • 3 1/2 Ounce semisweet chocolate
  • 3 large egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 large whole egg, at room temperature
  • Scant 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 Cup water
  • 1 1/2 Cup (3 sticks) plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature, cubed
  • Pure coffee extract to taste
  • 3 large egg whites, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Dutch-processed cocoa powder

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