Drunken Egg White Cake

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Drunken Egg White Cake


200 grams butter
200 grams sugar
5 egg whites
200 grams all-purpose flour
150 grams cocoa powder
250 milliliters milk
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon port wine (white)
200 grams grated coconut


1Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
2For the cake, in a bowl, beat butter with the sugar until mixture is smooth and creamy.
3Beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt.
4Gradually add flour to the butter mixture, alternating with egg whites.
5Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
6Dust parchment paper with flour.
7Pour batter onto baking sheet.
8Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
9Cake is done when a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
10Tip: Depending on the oven and altitude, cooking times may vary.
11Remove cake from oven and let cool slightly before removing from pan.
12For the icing, in a saucepan, mix all the ingredients except coconut and beat until well combined.
13Heat mixture and bring to a boil, then immediately remove from heat.
14Cut cake into squares.
15Place coconut in a shallow dish and place the saucepan with the warm chocolate mix beside it.
16With a fork, prick a square of cake, pass it through the chocolate and then through the coconut.
17Arrange cake squares on a tray, in layers, or on a round plate, forming a pyramid.
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