Rich Chocolate Cake

Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman


This rich cake makes a great birthday cake for chocolate lovers or a special way to end a formal dinner party.


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1 8inch cake
15 Min
45 Min


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  • 1 2/3 c
    self rising flour
  • 1/3 c
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3/4 c
    butter,softened (1 1/2stick)
  • 3/4 c
    superfine sugar
  • 2 large
    eggs, separated
  • 1/8 tsp
  • ·
    cocoa, unsweetened, to dust

  • 6 oz
    semisweet chocolate,coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    sweetned condensed milk
  • 6 oz
    semisweet chocolate, coarsely grated

How to Make Rich Chocolate Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Butter and flour an 8inch springform pan. Sift the flour,cocoa, and baking powder into a large bowl. Beat the butter and sugar with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy.
  2. Add the egg yolks, one at a time,until just blended after each addition. With mixer at low speed, gradually beat in the dry ingredients.
  3. With mixer at medium speed, beat the egg whites and salt until stiff peaks form. Use a large rubber spatula to fold them into the batter. Spoon the batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Cool cake in the pan for 5 minutes. Loosen and remove the pan sides. Invert onto a rack and remove the pan bottom. Let cool completely. Dust with the cocoa powder.
  5. Frosting:

    Melt the chocolate,butter and condensed milk in a double boiler over barely simmering water. Spoon the frosting into a pastry bag and pipe onto top of the cake in a decorative manner. Decorate the sides of the cake with the grated chocolate.

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About Rich Chocolate Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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