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  • Published: 05 April 2017
  • The Test Kitchen's Claire Saffitz makes a cake version of the chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons that are a Passover staple. Any nut will work in place of the almonds.

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Comments • 367

  • uwu
    uwu  6 days back

    Seeing Claire’s hair before gourmet makes is so jarring 😂

    • justin collins
      justin collins  1 weeks back

      It's 2019 and I can tell what year this was recorded by the amount of grey in Clair's hair Lol. JK Clair for President.

      • Miranda Archibald
        Miranda Archibald  3 weeks back

        Thank you Claire for coming in with Passover gluten free dairy free❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
        I feel like this recipe was made for me 😂

        • Riddick
          Riddick  1 months back

          Passover? Claire?

          • david david
            david david  2 months back

            I want to call it a fudgie brownie cake and eat it with a glass of chocolate milk.

            • Sam ShepCap
              Sam ShepCap  3 months back

              Swap out the sugars and you have a keto cake

              • Daniel Ferrara
                Daniel Ferrara  3 months back

                I really think she should have tempered that chocolate...

                • Fahim
                  Fahim  3 months back

                  Yall need to more over head shots, I love claire but I cant see the cake in the mixer!

                  • Meh
                    Meh  3 months back

                    If you use chocolate that has corn syrup, then it's not kosher for passover, right?

                    • justabit
                      justabit  3 months back

                      what makes a coconut virgin?

                    • Sky Patronus
                      Sky Patronus  4 months back

                      "Every last bit". Yes that's what I wanna hear.

                      • May Luna
                        May Luna  4 months back

                        What if we dont want coconut can I add more almonds

                        • RoseVampireGirl4
                          RoseVampireGirl4  4 months back

                          Any one know how to keep this Gluten free but not use any coconut, I have a friend with an allergy.

                          • Joleen C
                            Joleen C  3 months back

                            RoseVampireGirl4 You could look for a flourless chocolate cake recipe instead. It’s similar to this, but without coconuts.

                        • Erika Prince
                          Erika Prince  4 months back

                          This video would be fifteen minutes long if it was made today

                          • kar oma
                            kar oma  4 months back

                            What's a pass over?

                            • Wishy
                              Wishy  4 months back

                              Do I have to put the shredded coconut in the mixture? Will it make a significant difference?

                              • TheDreamerBelle
                                TheDreamerBelle  5 months back

                                Claire: There's no real art to this!

                                Also Claire: makes edible art.

                                • Edith Dominguez
                                  Edith Dominguez  5 months back

                                  Damn I am on a diet, why is YouTube's recommending this?

                                  • Archana Yadav
                                    Archana Yadav  6 months back

                                    Please recommend me egg substitute for this recipe.

                                    • Geoffrey Alan
                                      Geoffrey Alan  5 months back

                                      Archana Yadav you could possibly swap the eggs for aquafaba and then increase the coconut oil a bit to compensate for the loss of fat in the egg yolk? The egg is acting as a binder and volumizer here, so I don’t think a flax egg would work.

                                  • Jim Hannigan
                                    Jim Hannigan  6 months back

                                    She said "fuss"

                                    • What Alien?
                                      What Alien?  6 months back

                                      Works for Keto as well

                                      • liebnub
                                        liebnub  6 months back

                                        Gluten free HELL YEAH! About time I found one I can try :)

                                        • Izzy
                                          Izzy  7 months back

                                          Why am I watching this after Passpver, like it ended yesterday

                                          • kordovaia
                                            kordovaia  7 months back

                                            I made this cake last Saturday for a good friend that loves coconut, we thought it was lovely! Great instructions and easy to follow, awesome taste! And I am not a fan of coconut 🤭 thank you Claire!

                                            • Noémie K
                                              Noémie K  7 months back

                                              This looks delicious 🤤
                                              Ps: I also have a kosher for Passover recipe on my channel !! Come check it out and give me some feedback 😉🍪🍪💖

                                              • Abby Rose Ames
                                                Abby Rose Ames  7 months back

                                                Can you use almond flour or almond meal instead of the ground up almonds?

                                                • Geoffrey Alan
                                                  Geoffrey Alan  7 months back

                                                  The measurements would be different, but it should work if you measure by weight. Essentially you're creating a coarse almond flour by grinding the almonds; I'd recommend almond meal over almond flour since flour won't have the right mouth-feel in the finished product. I tested this recipe on my channel a few weeks ago and included measurements by weight in case it's helpful!

                                              • aubrey ledesma
                                                aubrey ledesma  7 months back

                                                Claire is an X-Men character.

                                                • Ben Plummer
                                                  Ben Plummer  7 months back

                                                  2 years later and Andy is still hot AF

                                                  • monkeymarino
                                                    monkeymarino  8 months back

                                                    Casually watching this video on its birthday????

                                                    • Stephen Bailey
                                                      Stephen Bailey  8 months back

                                                      Can you guys make a video on cheesecake? I realized you guys don't have a video yet. Please!!

                                                      • Geoffrey Alan
                                                        Geoffrey Alan  7 months back

                                                        They read your comment -- Molly's cheesecake video yesterday :)

                                                    • Gabriel Light
                                                      Gabriel Light  8 months back

                                                      78:1 عَمَّ يَتَسَاءَلُونَ
                                                      78:2 عَنِ النَّبَإِ الْعَظِيمِ
                                                      78:3 الَّذِي هُمْ فِيهِ مُخْتَلِفُونَ
                                                      78:4 كَلَّا سَيَعْلَمُونَ
                                                      78:5 ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَيَعْلَمُونَ
                                                      78:6 أَلَمْ نَجْعَلِ الْأَرْضَ مِهَادًا
                                                      78:7 وَالْجِبَالَ أَوْتَادًا
                                                      78:8 وَخَلَقْنَاكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا
                                                      78:9 وَجَعَلْنَا نَوْمَكُمْ سُبَاتًا
                                                      78:10 وَجَعَلْنَا اللَّيْلَ لِبَاسًا
                                                      78:11 وَجَعَلْنَا النَّهَارَ مَعَاشًا
                                                      78:12 وَبَنَيْنَا فَوْقَكُمْ سَبْعًا شِدَادًا
                                                      78:13 وَجَعَلْنَا سِرَاجًا وَهَّاجًا
                                                      78:14 وَأَنزَلْنَا مِنَ الْمُعْصِرَاتِ مَاءً ثَجَّاجًا
                                                      78:15 لِّنُخْرِجَ بِهِ حَبًّا وَنَبَاتًا

                                                      • D K
                                                        D K  8 months back

                                                        I
                                                        want
                                                        it
                                                        in my life every time I'm drinking coffee

                                                        • Dayz
                                                          Dayz  8 months back

                                                          Idk too much about vegans but they can eat eggs??

                                                          • Jack Russell Bruce
                                                            Jack Russell Bruce  8 months back

                                                            Nope, no animal products at all. If it comes from an animal, a vegan doesn't eat it 😊

                                                        • I'd rather be with my cat right now

                                                          What’s passover?

                                                          • Lifeisthug
                                                            Lifeisthug  8 months back

                                                            I just made this cake and its delicious and crumbly and heaven

                                                            • jessi330
                                                              jessi330  8 months back

                                                              Where are the pauses? This is one constant stream of talking! rushy rush

                                                              • Shanine Edwards
                                                                Shanine Edwards  9 months back

                                                                No. Salt?

                                                                • Minh Huynh
                                                                  Minh Huynh  9 months back

                                                                  passover? i'd never pass over a claire video

                                                                  • NGC Foefoeohfoe
                                                                    NGC Foefoeohfoe  9 months back

                                                                    Someone tell Clair I have a crush on her @ngc_4404 :)

                                                                    • name's Zeus
                                                                      name's Zeus  10 months back

                                                                      I only click BA videos if claire is in them. Shes my wce

                                                                      • Kieran Morris
                                                                        Kieran Morris  10 months back

                                                                        Love the recipe and content, but BA PLEASE add metric measurements to your recipe pages and maybe annotations in videos. You have an audience outside of the US that doesn't use ounces or Fahrenheit (I'm from Australia).

                                                                        • Geoffrey Alan
                                                                          Geoffrey Alan  8 months back

                                                                          I just tested this on my channel and have the metric measurements in the video description and video annotations if you’re interested.

                                                                        • ladybuggs11
                                                                          ladybuggs11  8 months back

                                                                          1 stick or 1/2 cup butter is equal to 4 ounces, or 113 grams. 🙂

                                                                        • Brianna Ward
                                                                          Brianna Ward  9 months back

                                                                          Agree! I can't even explain how frustrating it is to be told to use '1 stick' of butter instead of a certain amount of grams

                                                                      • stropheum
                                                                        stropheum  10 months back

                                                                        Why is Claire so beautiful?

                                                                        • Dan Razzaia
                                                                          Dan Razzaia  6 months back

                                                                          I'm no beauty scientist, but if I were to make an educated guess, I'd say it's the result of genetics and personal care.

                                                                      • Stephanie Bittner
                                                                        Stephanie Bittner  10 months back

                                                                        Can Claire make gourmet (tasty) sprinkles? They’re so fun but so gross tasting! Please please please

                                                                        • madani ashiq
                                                                          madani ashiq  10 months back

                                                                          I am just stuck thinking about the strong smell of coconut oil.

                                                                          • Jonathan
                                                                            Jonathan  8 months back

                                                                            madani ashiq refined coconut oil has no flavor or scent

                                                                        • david salvador
                                                                          david salvador  10 months back

                                                                          Ur so sexy where u at

                                                                          • Ari
                                                                            Ari  11 months back

                                                                            This cake is great although I did cut out some ingredients.
                                                                            Didnt use coconut oil at all in the cake.
                                                                            Used almond flour and I 'toasted it' in a sheet pan (1 and 1/4 cup). Mixed that with salt/cocunut shred.

                                                                            1/2 cup of cocoa with just enough hot water to paste instead of all the chocolate chips.

                                                                            4 eggs seperated, foamed egg whites till soft peaks with half a cup of white sugar. Half brown mixed with yolks. Mixed yolks with flour first with the chocolate then folded in egg whites.

                                                                            Threw some dark chocolate chips in there. Thats it baked for 35 mins.

                                                                            The ganache heated 1/4 coconut oil with 1/4 almond milk with 1 table maple. Spilled it on 1/2 cup dark choc ships (sprinkled some salt). This stays syrupy..nice for rippling on cake.

                                                                            Main reason for all this?. Too much fat gerds me badly :(. Besides clean up is so easy lol.

                                                                            • Addinarall
                                                                              Addinarall  11 months back

                                                                              Are those degrees in farenheit or celsius?

                                                                            • L a r a
                                                                              L a r a  11 months back

                                                                              'cake tester' uh la la