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Swedish Sandwich Cake

Smörgåstårta (Sandwich Layer Cake)

Bread layers:
50g (1 3/4 oz.) fresh yeast
(approximately 12 g / 1 1/2 tbsp. dried)
500 ml (2 cups) water, 37C/99F
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dark syrup
2 tsp. cooking oil
165 g (1 1/4 cup) whole wheat flour
380-450 g (4 1/2 – 5 cups) all-purpose flour

Böckling mousse:
400 g (14.1 oz) smoked Baltic herring or kippers, deboned
100 ml (scant 1/2 cup mayonnaise)
100 ml (scant 1/2 cup) heavy cream

Cream cheese mixture:
300 g (10 1/2 oz.) cream cheese
300 ml (1 1/4 cup) sour cream
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. freshly ground white pepper

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