Hungarian Gerbeaud Balls – Zserbó Golyó
Hungarian Gerbeaud balls are the most popular treats during the Holidays. Festive bonbons made with walnuts, apricots, chocolate & biscuits.
Gerbeaud balls were named after Emile Gerbeaud, a Swiss born Hungarian confectioner and chocolate maker. Besides many other Hungarian desserts, he invented the Gerbeaud cake, a layered cake, there are ground walnuts and apricot jam between the layers and the cake is covered by chocolate. The became so famous and popular, everybody has to taste it in Cafe Gerbeaud downtown Budapest. It is a beautiful café house and cake shop, one of the significant places in Budapest.
To make the cake is very timeconsuming, so in the last 10-15 years when life is so much faster, they created the quick version of the cake that tastes just like to original. Also, Christmas season is coming, they can be your beautiful homemade Christmas gift for your family or friends.
The main ingredients are walnuts, biscuits and apricot, in Hungary we use the most simple biscuit you can get. (78% wheat flour, sugar, palm oil, salt).