With all this talk of cake decorating, cake baking tips & that cake master Chef Goldman bio, I thought we might as wellÂ bake a cake today!Â I chose for Wednesday’s recipe project Schokolade Kuchen, or Chocolate Cake recipe.Â
This is a delicious, moist & beautiful cake to make, use those Voo-Dude toothpicks to make sure she’sÂ done!Â Enjoy.
Quick Note:Â This recipe calls for a 10″ springform pan.
- 1 cup butter
- 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar
- 6 eggs (separated)
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (no imitation!)
- 1 cup dark chocolate, chopped
- 1/2 cup almonds, chopped
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 4 tablespoonsÂ cocoa powder
Stir margarine over low heat in saucepanÂ until foam-like. Add granulated sugar, yellow of the 6 eggs, salt and vanilla sugar, stir again. Dissolve darkÂ chocolate in 3 tablespoons of water and add to the mixture.
WiskÂ the white of the 6 eggs until stiff, add to the mixture and mix well.
Grease form with margarine, pour mixture into form.
Bake on lowest position in oven atÂ 350 F or 180 CÂ for 50 to 60 minutes.
For the Frosting:
Mix powder sugar with 4 tablespoons of water. Put 1 tablespoon aside.
Add chocolate powder to the rest of the mixture, add a few drops of water and stir.
Let cake cool off after baking. Pour chocolate mixture evenly over cake.
Form a small, funnel-shaped paper with a tiny opening. Put the mixture set aside in 1. into paper and draw 8 concentric circles on cake.
Use a small knife and pull 8 lines from the center towards the edge and 8 lines from the edge towards the center alternating.