Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Sweet Choco Delights.............

Help yourselves with these.................








Make yourselves with these..............


Ingredients for cake:

180 g butter - room temperature
175 g light brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tbsp vanilla essence
200 g self raising flour
30 g cocoa powder

125 g dark chocolate
5 tbsp boiling water


Fillings
:

90 g butter - room temperature
150 g icing sugar - sifted
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp hot water


Choco Icing:

180 g plain chocolate, broken into pieces
150 ml whipping cream


Method
:


Break chocolate into a bowl, add boiling water and leave to melt.
Cream butter and sugar together til light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Mix vanilla essence with melted chocolate into a smooth paste, then stir into butter mixture. Fold in sifted flour and cocoa.
Pour mixture into a 20 cm square cake tin lined with greased proof paper. Bake at 180 degrees C for about 35 to 40 mins til firm and springy. Leave to cool on rack. When cooled sliced cake into half horizontally.


Method for fillings:

Cream butter and icing sugar. Place 1/3 of the mixture into a small bowl. Beat in cocoa powder with 1 tbsp of hot water. Then blend with remaining butter and sugar mixture. Sandwich cakes together with these fillings.


Method for chocolate icing:


Melt chocolate and cream in a bowl over simmering water. Stir til chocolate melts. Let mixture cool and thicken a little, then pour over cake, spreading with a palette knife to cover the cake. Leave to set and then decorate as desired.

15 comments:

Kok said...

sweetjasmine,
thanks a lot for sharing the recipe. :)

Kay said...

Wooo more chocolate....I am craving for some.

Kess & Her Mama said...

I am a huge fan of all things chocolate. Can't wait to try this.
Kess' mama

molly said...

Hi Jasmine, Wow! Must show my son your blog, so he can bake me a cake like that.

Sweet Jasmine said...

kok - Hope with this recipe you will make a nice cake to show me ah..?

Sweet Jasmine said...

kay - Want to order some from me..?

Sweet Jasmine said...

kess & mama - try this...if my son can make it...you won't be too difficult for you..*wink*

Sweet Jasmine said...

molly -Please surf thru my son's food over here and I'm sure yr boy could cook something out for you too....

Dora said...

I ate a choco cake very similar to this in a hotel before, wow...I like it so much for its strong choco moisture texture!

molly said...

Hi Jamine,
Inviting you over to join in the 8 million clicks for a good course. Thank you in advance.
Have a wonderful day!

Sweet Jasmine said...

dora - This is a rich chocolate fudge cake...with the creamy taste of chocolate cream and icing.

Drowsey Monkey said...

My goodness, all the food here looks fantastic! I'm unfortunately allergic to chocolate so I'll pass on that one :( But everything else looks great! I guess you don't want to hear I can barely boil water tho, LOL!

Great site, I see you like widgets as much as I do!!! :) Cool ipod, I haven't heard some of those tunes in many years. A nice change :)

ris said...

Thanks for the cakes..it taste super yummy :)

Sweet Jasmine said...

drowsy monkey -Hi,dm.. Glad to see you over. Can see but cannot eat eh..? Happy googling then...
You must be kidding me...re: boiling water...ok. you must be someone who does not want to be in the kitchen then....consider yrself lucky tho to have somebody boil yr water.ha.ha..Cheers.

Sweet Jasmine said...

ris - super yummy eh..? then have H to thank for....can try making yrself with recipe...lol.