Moist chocolate cake


Moist chocolate cake
A moist, loaf-shaped cake with all the chocolate flavour that comes from a double dose: melted chocolate and cocoa powder.
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Last modified on: December 30th 2018

For 1 cake, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 1 cake 2 cakes 3 cakes

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
21 min.50 min.1 hour 11 min.
Keeping: Several days in a cloth bag.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Moist chocolate cake : Photo of step #1
Put 60 g butter and 100 g chocolate into a bowl over a bain-marie.

The ideal chocolate to use is chips or buttons that melt rapidly, but if you are using a slab, break it into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
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When the butter and chocolate have both melted, mix with a soft spatula until smooth and evenly mixed.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Add 80 g liquid cream, mix well and remove from the heat.

Set aside.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Stage 4 - 4 min.
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Put into a mixer bowl: 170 g egg, 130 g caster sugar, 10 g Vanilla sugar and 50 g ground almonds.

Stage 5 - 4 min.
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Beat until evenly mixed.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Sieve together 80 g flour, 15 g powdered cocoa and 4 g baking powder.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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Tip these dry ingredients into the sugar and egg mixture, mix well, then add the melted butter and chocolate. Mix again.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Pour the mixture into a buttered tin or non-stick mould.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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If you would like the top of the cake to open up during cooking (like in the photo), dip a soft spatula in a cup of neutral-flavoured oil (groundnut, for example) and mark a groove along the top of the cake.

Stage 10
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You can also make little individual cakes.

Stage 11 - 40 min.
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Bake for about 40 minutes, turn out and leave to cool on a wire rack.

Stage 12
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If you have opted for small cakes, the cooking time will be much shorter.

Stage 13
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Look at the lovely split along the top of this cake, the result of "slashing" the top just before it went in the oven.

Remarks

Once the cake batter is made, it can be kept cold until needed. The best way to do this is to pour it into its tin or mould and refrigerate.

You can enrich this cake with lots of other ingredients: dried fruit, toasted nuts, apples or pears - let your imagination lead the way!

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,662 Kcal or 11,145 Kj46 gr282 gr154 gr
133 %18 %27 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
381 Kcal or 1,595 Kj7 gr40 gr22 gr
19 %3 %4 %3 %
Per cake
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,662 Kcal or 11,145 Kj46 gr282 gr154 gr
133 %18 %27 %23 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe from the pastry cooks at the INBP (French professional bakery institute).

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FlourFlour: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lobster Thermidor, Cherry clafoutis, Toasted-flour biscuits, Wiener Schnitzel, Special small breads, ... All

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