Chocolate Cake

Posted April 19th, 2009 in Food No Comments »

Crunchy roasted nuts are a great accent on this mild creamy chocolate cake.

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  • 2 Eggs
  • 60g Granulated Sugar
  • 50g Plain Flour
  • 10g Cocoa Powder
  • 20g Unsalted Butter (melted)


  • 100g Dark Chocolate
  • 100g Fresh Cream
  • Orange Liqueur (eg: Cointreau)


  • 1 tsp Granulated Sugar
  • 2/1 cup water


  • Roasted nuts (eg: peanuts, almond etc)

* Heat up oven to 170

* Line up a cake tin (16cm)

  1. Place eggs and sugar in a bowl.  Over warm water bath, whip the egg  till ribbon stage.
  2. Fold in shifted flour and cocoa powder.  Add melted butter, and fold in.  (don’t over mix)
  3. Pour into lined tin and bake in the oven for 25min or till the sponge is cooked.  Let it cool down.
  4. Boil water with sugar in a small pan till sugar dissolves.  Let it cool down.
  5. Break down dark chocolate and place in a clean bowl.  Boil cream, and add into the chocolate.  Mix till smooth.
  6. Halve the cooled sponge and brush syrup on the surface of each slices.  Spread ganache on one slice (syrup side) and place another slice on top.  Spread ganashe on the surface and side.
  7. Decorate the side of cake with crushed roasted nuts.  Garnish with ganache, nuts and melted white chocolate.

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