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Basic Chocolate Cake

Difficulty rating 3/5 Serves 5 Takes 01:15


Want to make a simple, soft, delicious chocolate cake at home? Here's how!

Ingredients

  • grams of Butter
  • grams of Sugar
  • grams of Plain Chocolate (Ritzbury)
  • Egg Yolks
  • Egg Whites
  • grams of Plain Flour
  • grams of White Chocolate
  • grams of Cherries

Equipment

  • 2 Bowls
  • 1 Cake Tin
  • 1 Pot
  • 1 Egg beater

Method

  • In a bowl, whisk the butter and sugar together till they are incorporated.
  • In a a bowl over a pot of boiling water, add plain chocolate and stir until melted.
  • Combine the melted chocolate and egg yolks with icing (butter and sugar mixture). Beat together to incorporate.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites till they become foam and forms soft peaks.
  • To chocolate mixture, add half the egg white foam and mix. Then add in half the flour and mix. Repeat this step with remaining egg white foam and flour.
  • Pour mixture into a cake tin and bake at 180 degrees for 45 minutes.
  • When done (check with a fork if cake is not sticky), place cake on a flat tray and add white chocolate (melted) and cherries on top.

Indulge yourself!

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