I made Orange Chocolate Crown from TCB for Thanksgiving potluck at a friend’s. The cake comprises of 3 components: the ladyfingers, orange bavarian cream, and light whipped ganache. I’ve made the ladyfingers and ganache for other recipes and have made the vanilla version of the bavarian cream as well but it was my first time making it all together for this recipe. The cake turned out really well it was a big hit at the party. Even the ladyfingers scraps that I brought was devoured - with some friends inspecting the ladyfingers for elasticitiy - wondering how on earth a cake can be so bouncy! A couple of people had a second slice, which was amazing to me because I can only eat a piece. One mistake I did for making this cake was I overwhipped the cream for the bavarian cream - it was stiff peak instead of only slightly stiff so it took forever (and almost impossible) to incorporate it into the orange cream. Since it took forever, I think I deflate the whole thing - it would have been much higher in height otherwise. Anyway, what I thought was a disaster turned out good.
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