American Rich Chocolate Cake

This deep, rich confection topped with fudgy frosting American Rich Chocolate Cake is ideal for special occasions or simply for chocolate lovers. This is a real old-fashioned American chocolate layer cake.

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American Rich Chocolate Cake

This deep, rich confection topped with fudgy frosting American Rich Chocolate Cake is ideal for special occasions or simply for chocolate lovers. This is a real old-fashioned American chocolate layer cake.

Category : Desserts, Cakes

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By jean manoj

Published On: 03 Jan 2006

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Directions

Step 1

Line and grease 20 cm (8cm) cake tin.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 160C or 325F.

Step 3

Place the chocolate and water in a small pan (non-stick) and heat gently until melted. Cool slightly.

Step 4

Cream the butter and sugar together, until light and fluffy.

Step 5

Beat in the chocolate.

Step 6

Beat in the egg yolks.

Step 7

Mix in the almonds and flour.

Step 8

In another clean dry bowl, whisk the eggs whites, until stiff.

Step 9

Fold into the cake mixture.

Step 10

Pour the cake mixture into the cake tin and bake for approx 1 hr or till firm in the centre.

Step 11

Leave in the tin for few mins before cooling on a wire rack.

Step 12

For making the icing:-
1)Place the chocolate and milk in a small pan and heat gently, until melted, stirring occasionally.

Step 13

:- Do not boil.

Step 14

Stir, quite vigorously, till you get a smooth texture.

Step 15

:- If the mixture is still too thick, add a bit more milk (1 tbsp at a time), till you get the right consistency.

Step 16

Cool slightly, before pouring over the cake and spread evenly to coat completely.

Step 17

Let the icing set for a few hours, before serving.

Step 18

:- There is no need to add baking powder, the egg white itself acts as a raising agent.
:- Remember that when buying dark chocolate, you must try to get the finest dark chocolate that is high in cocoa content. Go for Cadbury¦s Old Gold Dark Chocolate, if you¦re residing in Singapore you can get this chocolate at Cold Storage.

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