Thursday, February 14, 2019

CHOCOLATE TRUFFLE CAKE


This is a special post.This is a cake that my daughter Janani made for our anniversary. It is really easy to make and it tastes amazing!






INGREDIENTS

Chocolate Cake:
  • Maida - 1 3/4 cup (200g)
  • Ground Sugar - 1 cup (190g)
  • Cocoa Powder - 1/3 cup (30g)
  • Eggs- 2 Large
  • Baking soda - 1 1/2 tsp
  • Sour milk- 1 cup (200 ml) [Add 1 tbsp of vinegar to 1 cup of milk at room temperature and set aside]
  • Refined oil/ Butter - 3/4 cup (150 ml) [If using butter, add 2 tbsp more]
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp

Truffle Sauce:
  • Chocolate - 1 cup (300g)
  • Cream/Milk- 3/4 cup (150 ml)

METHOD:

CAKE:
  • In a bowl, mix together sugar and oil/butter and beat with a hand mixer

  • Sieve together flour, cocoa powder and baking soda

  • Add the sour milk and dry ingredients alternatively and mix thoroughly so that no lumps remain
  • Add in vanilla essence

                                              
  • Add eggs one by one and beat to get a glazed finish


  • Pour into a prepped baking tin and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 45 to 50 min, until the cake tester/ toothpick poked in the centre comes out clean


TRUFFLE SAUCE
  • Heat the milk or cream (do not boil)
  • Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and stir as it melts
  • Melt the rest of the chocolate chunks over a double boiler (Over a saucepan filled with water)
  • Let cool and set for 30 minutes

                                


PREPARING THE CAKE

  • Slice the cake horizontally
  • Brush one layer with a simple sugar syrup
  • spread a layer of chocolate truffle sauce on the bottom layer
  • Place the second layer on top 


  • Brush the second layer with sugar syrup
  • Spread ganache on the top layer and also down the sides
  • Decorate as you please!

And there you have it! An easy chocolate truffle cake that is super delicious! Do let me know if you try it. 


                                    



1 comments:

Shobha

I have never tried any dish with sour milk.. interesting ..
Cake ;looks delicious..

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