Monday, May 12, 2014

Chocolate Cake With Rich Chocolate Ganache


This chocolate cake is my son's all time favorite cake.  He loves my chocolate cake and cheese cake.  He only eat these two cakes I baked.  I baked these two cakes the most. Chocolate cake this week , cheese cake next week.  WB will ask " when are you going to bake butter cake for me ? "   * wink , wink...I don't want to bake butter cake for him...reason being it is too rich for him and bad for him...so only on this birthday I will bake a butter cake for him ..meaning Butter Cake is a once a year cake ! :p  The children are young and they can afford to eat more of cheese and chocolate LOL! lucky Piggies :)



Chocolate Cake With Rich Chocolate Ganache


Chocolate Cake

(A)
5 egg yolks
20gm sugar

(B)
5 egg whites
110 gm sugar

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120 gm plain flour
10gm cocoa powder

(D)
60 gm butter
60gm dark chocolate


Method:

Preheat oven at 180 ̊ C.

1. Cream together ingredients A in a mixing bowl till sugar has dissolves – leave aside

2. Whip ingredients B in another bowl till it can hold its form – do not over whipped it

3. Sieve ingredients C together till it is evenly mixed.
4. Melt ingredients D together in a steamer. Cool it before use .

5. Manually fold B to A till well blended. Fold in C to AB mixture and gently fold in D into ABC mixture.

6. Grease a baking pan of size 12” X 12” X 1” and pour in the cake batter and bake for 20 to 25 mins on center rack. When cake is done, take out and cool it on a rack.
Place cake on a cake board while waiting for the chocolate ganache to be ready.


Chocolate Ganache


300 gm dark chocolate – chopped into pieces
250 whipping cream
30 gm butter
1 tbsp honey * optional
Preparation



Double boil the dark chocolate and whipping cream over small fire. Keep stirring till the chocolate has melted and the mixture has become thick. Add in the honey and butter last and stir till the butter and honey has incorporated into the chocolate mixture. Leave it to cool down completely. Pour over cake evenly and chilled in the fridge till ready to serve.



Enjoy and have a nice day!


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2 comments:

  1. I wanna cry liao.i did something like this the other day but end result it looks nothing like this at all.....sobs...am such a klutz when comes to baking. My cake texture was "chewy" like eat wu tow koh :(

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