Friday, 27 May 2011

Chocolate Ganache Cake .....


 (Recipe Source: What's cooking chocolate Book)




Ingredients:
  • 175 grams butter
  • 175 grams caster sugar
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 200 grams self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 50 grams dark chocolate , melted




For Ganache:
  • 2 cups double cream
  • 375 grams dark chocolate , broken into pieces
Method:
  1. Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually add the eggs, beating well after each addition.
  3. Sieve together the flour and cocoa.
  4. Fold into the cake mixture.
  5. Fold in the melted chocolate.
  6. Pour into the tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 30 minute.
  7. Leave to cool for 5 minutes .
  8. Cut the cold cake into 2 layers.
To Make the Ganache:
  • Place the cream in a pan and bring to the boil, stirring.
  • Add the chocolate and stir until melted and combined.
Assembling:
  • Sandwich the cake together and spread over the top and sides of the cake.

4 comments:

Plateful said...

The chocolaty cake looks heavenly. That first pic makes me drool :)

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Home of Cupcakes said...

Thanx...:)

Ambreen said...

Wow, that looks amazing! Mouth watering here :)

Simply Sweet 'n Savory

Home of Cupcakes said...

Thanx Ambreen....:)

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