3Mix all ingredients in large bowl and mix on lowest setting for about 3 minutes. Do not smash out the lumps they are the best part.
4Put in springform pan (9 inch round should do it.)
5Put cakepan into another larger round pan about 3 inches high and add about 1-1/2 cups of water to the outside pan (make sure you put tinfoil around the pan with the batter in it so it doesnt leak)
6Bake at 500 degrees for 10 minutes no more, then drop temperature to 250 degrees and bake for one hour (depending on your oven) check for solidity with toothpick if too loose, cook at 2 minute intervals until finished.
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.