Sunday, August 24, 2008

American Chocolate Cake

Baked this cake for a chocoholic friend... Just fantastic...

Recipe goes this way:
125gm Butter
175gm Brown Sugar
½ tsp Vanilla essence
2 Eggs
35gm Cocoa Powder
130gm Warm Milk
140gm Top flour and 1tsp baking powder

Mix in cocoa powder and hot milk. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, one at a time. Add in vanilla essence, beating well after each addition until well combine.
2. Then add in a bit of cocoa mixture and flour slowly until finish.
3. Spoon batter into a 10 X 14' cake tin. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 30mins

Chocolate Ganache
80Dairy Whipping Cream
130gm Dark Chocolate

Heat dairy whipping cream until it comes to just under the boil, off the fire and adds in dark chocolate, mix well.

Cut cake into 3 layers. Spread ganache over first layer, cover with another layer. Repeat twice. Cover the top with ganache. Decorate

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