Saturday, June 2, 2012

Melt & Mix Moist Chocolate Cake


Chocolate cake:
200g cake flour
30g cocoa powder
1tsp baking powder

200g butter
40g light brown sugar/brown sugar
140g caster sugar
1tbsp instant coffee powder
1/2tsp salt
1/2cup hot water
1tbsp golden syrup
100g dark chocolate

2 egg (lightly beaten)

150g dark chocolate
100g whipping cream
15g butter

1. Heat up whipping cream.
2. Pour whipping cream into chocolate and stir till chocolate melted.
3. Add in butter and stir till butter melted.
4. Set it aside to set to a spreadable consistency.

Chocolate cake:
1. Preheat oven to 165C.
2. Sift ingredients (A) together into a mixing bowl and set aside.
3. Pour all the ingredients (B) into a sauce pan.
4. Simmer over low heat till sugar, butter and chocolate melted, remove from heat.
5. Pour liquid mixture slowly into dry ingredients and stir till well blended.
6. Pour in beaten egg and stir till well blended. (Do not over mix.)
7. Pour batter into a lined 8inches round tin.
8. Bake in a preheated oven for 35-40mins, if skewer comes out clean when inserted into cake then it done.
9. Leave cake to cool in pan for 5mins then remove and cool it on a wire rack.

Assemble cake:
1. Level surface by slicing off the top crust.
2. Spread ganache all over cake.
3. Chill in the fridge till ganache set.


Anonymous said...

Hi Happy Flour
I been reading your blog and would like to try this recipe for fondant cake for Father's Day. Appreciate your advice if this is suitable.
Thanks JJMum

Happy Flour said...


These is a great cake for fondant. Spread a thin layer of ganache over the cake and cover it with fondant. You can increase the portion to make a bigger cake.

Wisconsin Responsible Beverage Server said...

Looks like a really great chocolate cake! Will definitely try this one! Can't wait!