Bakers Brothers’ Chocolate Cake

La Cocina de Babel
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Bakers Brothers’ Chocolate Cake
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Description

Chocolate lovers, this cake is for you. Rich in chocolate flavor with a melt in your mouth texture, this chocolate cake is a luxurious treat. After baking this rich and moist chocolate cake is covered in a smooth chocolate ganache, with a layer of ganache running through the middle. Will it be death by chocolate or will you live to tell the tale? Top with edible flowers for an appealing finish.

Ingredients

  • 170 grams cake flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 115 grams sugar
  • 170 grams golden syrup (you can substitute corn syrup)
  • 140 milliliters milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 140 milliliters sunflower oil
  • 500 grams chocolate (chunked)
  • 500 milliliters heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup (you can substitute corn syrup)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. Lightly grease an 18- to 20-centimeter diameter high-sided cake pan.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the cake flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and sugar.
  4. Mix in the Golden Syrup and milk.
  5. Separately, whisk together the eggs and the oil.
  6. Stream this into the first mixture constantly, beating until well combined.
  7. Fill the cake pan to no more than 2/3 its height and bake for 1 hour or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  8. While the cake bakes, make the ganache frosting.
  9. Pour the chocolate chunks, cream, and Golden Syrup into a double boiler.
  10. Boil the water underneath making sure the water never touches the top pot.
  11. Stir until the ganache is smooth and shiny.
  12. Set aside to cool.
  13. Once done, let the cake cool inside the cake pan, then invert.
  14. Slice horizontally.
  15. Spread ganache on the top of the bottom half of the cake.
  16. Place the other half of the cake on top and frost the whole cake with the rest of the ganache.
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NutritionView more

1730Calories
Sodium21%DV510mg
Fat157%DV102g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs67%DV201g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories1730Calories from Fat920
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat102g157%
Saturated Fat44g220%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol320mg107%
Sodium510mg21%
Potassium470mg13%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat920
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate201g67%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars121g242%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.