Whole nut chocolate cake

By admin
27 November 2013

If you're a chocoholic and nuts are your thing, then this tasty treat will get your mouth watering after each bite!

Makes 1 medium cake

(12 SERVINGS)

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 40-45 min

CAKE

250 ml (1 c) cake flour

10 ml (2 t) baking powder

1 ml (¼ t) salt

250 ml (1 c) sugar

125 ml (½ c) oil

4 eggs, separated

125 ml (½ c) cocoa powder

125 ml (½ c) boiling water

SAUCE

285 g (¾ x 380 g can) evaporated milk

125 ml (½ c) sugar

TOPPING

95 g (¼ of a 380 g can) evaporated milk

2 slabs (90 g each) whole nut chocolate, broken into squares

Preheat the oven to 180?°C. Grease a 20? x? 30?cm roasting pan.

1 CAKE Sift the cake flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Add the sugar. In a separate bowl, whisk the oil, egg yolks, cocoa powder and boiling water. Make a hollow in the centre of the dry ingredients, pour in the yolk mixture and mix.

2 Whisk the egg whites until stiff and fold into the batter.

3 Pour the mixture into the roasting pan and bake for 40-45 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. Leave to cool slightly and prick with a fork.

4 SAUCE Heat the evapo­rated milk and sugar. Pour over the hot cake when it comes out of the oven.

5 TOPPING Heat the ingre­dients until the chocolate melts and pour over the cake. Leave to set.

For 100 best chocolate recipes: http://youstore.co.za/shop/100-best-recipes-chocolate/

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