LAYERED CHOCOLATE CAKEFirst of all wishing all of my readers & fellow bloggers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !!!
Its been a while since I posted something in my blog ... cleaning around, running from one floor to another, nd managing my son , i was pretty lost somewhere.I guess many of you will be having the same situation .
Hope you will enjoy this recipe. Its like always inspired from my favourite recipe book by GU. Made it 3 times till now . This years Christmas cake for the family gettogether.
Happy Cooking !! Happy Blogging !!!
4 - Eggs
250 gm - Sugar
200 ml - Orange juice
200 ml - Oil
300 gm - All purpose flour
3 tbsp - Cacao powder
1 tsp - Backing powder
Chocolate Gaze :
200 ml - Whipping cream
300 gm - Chocolate grated
200 ml - Whipping cream once again
Chocolate flakes, Some chopped peanuts, Hazel nuts etc. to decorate
1. Beat eggs with sugar until thick cream.
Add oil & orange juice into this , mix.
2. Mix dry ingredients together (flour,cacao,backing powder)in a bowl.
Add this to the egg mix using a sieve.
After mixing uniformly pour into baking pan (28'' or 26 '') & bake for around 45 min. Let it cool.
3.For the Glaze, boil 200 ml cream once in a pan. Remove from heat.
Add grated chocolate, mix uniformly until it melts.
4. Cut the cake into 2 layers.
Spread half (or less) of the melted chocolate uniformly over the base layer.
5.Whipp 200ml cream and pour over the chocolate layer.
Place the top layer cake over this.
6. Spread rest of the melted chocolate uniformly over the cake.
Decorate according to your wish.