This is a recipe which i wanted to bake so badly..This recipe is exactly made from bake like a pro famous chocolate mud cake video. I have watched that video lots and lots of time and managed to make this cake perfectly just like how he showed it..It was rich, dark and very fudgy and so chocolaty..So yum..
And please dont ask for the substitute for eggs in this recipe, because i dont know what you can substitute it with..
Chocolate Ganache Recipe
Preparation Time : 20 mins
Baking Time : 13/4 hour to 2 hours
Serves: 12 to 14 servings
Cocoa Powder - ½ cup / 60 grams
Baking Powder - 2 tsp
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - ½ tsp
Salt - ½ tsp
Water - ¾ cup / 180 ml
Soft Unsalted Butter - 250 grams
Milk - ½ cup / 120 ml
Eggs - 4
Sugar - 2 ¾ cup / 550 grams
Dark Chocolate - 220 Grams chopped
Instant Coffee Powder - 2 tblspn
Oil - 2 tblspn
Chocolate ganache - 1 batch (Click here for recipe)
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Preheat oven to 150 degree C. Line the base and sides of a 20 cm deep round pan with parchment paper..Make sure the parchment comes above the pan, since it will rise so much.
Now time to make the batter. Take water in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil
Add in coffee, butter, dark chocolate and heat it gently till it is melted.
Add in sugar and whisk well till it is completely melted.
Pour this in a bowl and set aside to cool down a bit.
Now sift flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Now add in milk to the chocolate mix, oil, add in one egg at a time and whisk it well.
Add in the sifted flour mix in and mix well.
Pour this in the prepared pan and pop it in oven for 1.45 hours to 2 hours.
Now remove it from oven and let it cool completely.
Now unmould from tin and cut the top with a serrated knife.
Spoon the ganache on top and spread on all sides.
Decorate as you wish. Chill in fridge for couple of hours.
|Take all your ingredients|
|Start by lining a 20 cm cake pan on the base and sides..
you can see how much paper i have left in the sides,
because we will be filling batter till top so it will rise..
|chop dark chocolate into small piece|
|Take water in a sauce pan|
|add in instant coffee powder..I added little water to it to dilute it|
|add a good amount of butter|
|now add in chocolate|
|once it is melted..add in sugar|
|now you have to mix it on low heat till sugar is melted|
|Now the sugar is melted|
|pour it in a large bowl|
|you have to cool it little|
|Now lets sift the dry ingredients together..Take maida|
|add in cocoa powder|
|add in baking soda and baking powder|
|add little salt|
|sift it well|
|Now take the chocolate mix|
|add in milk|
|add in oil|
|add in eggs and whisk well|
|now it is mixed well|
|add n dry ingredients|
|Once it is mixed|
|pour it into the pan..it will come till the top|
|look how much it has risen|
|once it is completely cooled, remove it from pan|
|Make a batch of chocolate ganache..Recipe here|
|i sliced the top of the cake..a little|
|time to decorate|
|spoon ganache on top|
|spread it evenly|
|spread on sides|
|Spread on top as well|
|You can leave it like this plain and simple|
|You can give textures like these using the knife|