Easy and very tasty chocolate cake

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! And on top of it – more chocolate! And cream! 🙂 Total temptation!

I prepared it for the birthday of my precious colleague Polly, because we all know what sweets she likes – chocolate, of course!

Be healthy and happy! Get yourself yourself in the magic of chocolate and let it be your guiding light today!

For your information – the recipe is from the culinary website merrybooster.com.

 

AnnieAuthorAnnieCategoryDifficultyBeginner

НЕОБХОДИМИ ПРОДУКТИ:

 1 cup и 4 tbsp. (or 160 g) flour
 200 g butter
 1 cup (or 200 g) sugar (white or brown)
 3 eggs
 6 tbsp. (or 40 g) cocoa powder
 1 tsp. vanilla extract
 1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
 150-200 g chocolate, cut into cubes (dark or milk chocolate)
Icing:
 100 g dark chocolate
 100 ml liquid cream

Prep Time20 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 

НАЧИН НА ПРИГОТВЯНЕ:

1

Sift the flour into a bowl. Add the baking powder.

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2

Add the sifted cocoa powder.

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3

Whisk well.

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4

Put the soft butter in a bowl. You can heat it briefly in the microwave, but be careful not to melt it.

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5

Add the sugar.

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6

stir with a wooden spoon.

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7

You should get a fine cream.

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8

Add the vanilla extract and stir.

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9

Add the eggs one by one.

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10

Stir well. Add the next egg after you have incorporated well the previous one.

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11

You should get a smooth paste batter. If the butter is in small lumps, this should not bother you.

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12

Start adding the cocoa-flour mixture.

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13

Stir until the flour is completely absorbed and a nice thick cake batter is obtained.

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14

Add the crushed chocolate. I used a mixture of milk and dark chocolate.

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15

Stir well.

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16

Pour into a rectangular loaf baking pan covered with baking paper.

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17

Bake in a preheated oven at about 175 degrees (without a fan) for about 50 minutes.
To make sure the cake is baked, check with a wooden skewer or a toothpick.
Set aside until cool. After about 15 minutes, remove from the pan and the paper so that it does not get "sweat" when it cools down.

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Preparation of the icing:
18

Put the cream in a bowl. Briefly heat it in the microwave, being careful not to bring it to a boil.

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19

Remove the bowl and add the crushed chocolate.

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20

Leave for about 2-3 minutes to melt the chocolate and then stir with a whisk until all pieces of chocolate disappear.

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21

Place the cake in a large plate or a pan and spread the icing on top.

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22

Let it cool. The glaze remains soft and can be cut freely.

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23

Once the cake has cooled completely, serve in an big plate and cut into slices.

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Enjoy! 🙂

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Щом аз мога, значи и вие можете!
Добър апетит!

 

Ingredients

 1 cup и 4 tbsp. (or 160 g) flour
 200 g butter
 1 cup (or 200 g) sugar (white or brown)
 3 eggs
 6 tbsp. (or 40 g) cocoa powder
 1 tsp. vanilla extract
 1 ¼ tsp. baking powder
 150-200 g chocolate, cut into cubes (dark or milk chocolate)
Icing:
 100 g dark chocolate
 100 ml liquid cream

Directions

1

Sift the flour into a bowl. Add the baking powder.

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2

Add the sifted cocoa powder.

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3

Whisk well.

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4

Put the soft butter in a bowl. You can heat it briefly in the microwave, but be careful not to melt it.

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5

Add the sugar.

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6

stir with a wooden spoon.

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7

You should get a fine cream.

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8

Add the vanilla extract and stir.

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9

Add the eggs one by one.

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10

Stir well. Add the next egg after you have incorporated well the previous one.

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11

You should get a smooth paste batter. If the butter is in small lumps, this should not bother you.

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12

Start adding the cocoa-flour mixture.

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13

Stir until the flour is completely absorbed and a nice thick cake batter is obtained.

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14

Add the crushed chocolate. I used a mixture of milk and dark chocolate.

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15

Stir well.

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16

Pour into a rectangular loaf baking pan covered with baking paper.

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17

Bake in a preheated oven at about 175 degrees (without a fan) for about 50 minutes.
To make sure the cake is baked, check with a wooden skewer or a toothpick.
Set aside until cool. After about 15 minutes, remove from the pan and the paper so that it does not get "sweat" when it cools down.

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Preparation of the icing:
18

Put the cream in a bowl. Briefly heat it in the microwave, being careful not to bring it to a boil.

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19

Remove the bowl and add the crushed chocolate.

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20

Leave for about 2-3 minutes to melt the chocolate and then stir with a whisk until all pieces of chocolate disappear.

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21

Place the cake in a large plate or a pan and spread the icing on top.

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22

Let it cool. The glaze remains soft and can be cut freely.

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23

Once the cake has cooled completely, serve in an big plate and cut into slices.

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24

Enjoy! 🙂

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