Daily Archives: May 23, 2010

Chocolate Ganache’ Cake

This recipe of Chocolate Ganache’ Cake is the most easiest one on the planet and its very soft and fresh……. try it and make your day …

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbspns yogurt/ sour cream
  • Some butter for greasing the pan
  • A handful of chocolate chips
  • 1 tbspn good vanilla essence
  • A pinch of coffee
  • 2 tbspn cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

FOR GANACHE’

  • 100 – 150 gms dark chocolate or cooking chocolate
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbspn honey

Procedure:

-Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius.

-In a bowl beat sugar and butter for few seconds, crack an egg into it and whisk.

-Add vanilla, coffee, cocoa powder, milk and sour cream and mix well.

-Stir in a tspn of baking powder to all-purpose flour and introduce the dry ingredients to the mixture and beat well.

-Add chocolate chips and stir.

-Grease a round cake pan, maybe 7 inches one and pour the mixture into it.

-Bake for 20 – 30 minutes. Check with a toothpick if it is done. (place it on oven’s middle rack)

-Take it out and let I rest for 10 minutes.

-Very carefully turn it over into a plate, or remove its sides if using the other cake pan.

-Now for ganache’ break the cooking chocolate into small pieces and place them in a deep mixing bowl along with honey. Heat the cream in non-stick sauce pan and pour over the chocolate with constant stirring.

-The chocolate will start melting and mixing and so as honey.

-Put this mixture aside for 10 minutes to cool down. Pour it over the cake and spread well.

-Refrigerate for minimum 2 hours and serve.

Outcome:

Tasty and as easy as 1, 2, 3 rich chocolate cake is ready to serve.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-If the cake starts burning from the top while baking, cover it with aluminum foil.

-Must refrigerate for 2 hrs before serving.

Servings:

This will serve 10 people easily.