28 December 2012,01:26 by
Sruthilaya Subiksha.D

Posted in

Rate this Article:

 Print Hits: 2,300


Serves :

Preparation Time :
20 minutes

Cooking Time :
1 hour

Preparation Method :

  • To make the mixture: break the chocolate into pieces, melt in a bain-marie or basin over water on a low heat until smooth, and pour into a mixing bowl.
  • Add the butter and beat with the mixer at the highest speed.
  • Gradually add the sugar and beat until stiff. Gradually beat in the eggs and egg yolks at 30-second intervals.
  • Reduce the speed to medium and gradually add the breadcrumbs. Whip the egg whites until stiff and carefully fold into the mixture.
  • Pour into a 12in greased loose-bottomed cake or pie pan and smooth the top. Bake the cake in a preheated 375°F/190°C oven for approximately 45 minutes.
  • Cut the cake base horizontally in half when cold. Cover the bottom half with half of the apricot jam and sandwich the two layers together.
  • Sieve the rest of the jam and smooth it over the whole cake.
  • Break the chocolate into pieces and melt in a bain-marie until smooth.
  • Beat the egg whites and sugar and pour in the melted chocolate. Stir until glossy.
  • Smooth the frosting over the whole cake and leave to set. Dust with powdered sugar before serving.


For the mixture

  • 175 grams softened butter
  • 75 grams sugar 
  • 175 grams baking chocolate 
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 egg yolks 
  • 125 grams fine dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoon apricot jam

For the frosting

  • 150 grams plain baking chocolate 
  • 2 egg white 
  • 2 tablespoon sugar 
  • Sifted powdered sugar

2 comments for “Classic Chocolate Cake”

  • anamika sarkar
    Posted 08 February 2013 at 09:01:18

    veary nice

  • hasbihal sohbet
    Posted 10 June 2021 at 02:20:22

    hasbihal.org chat

What's new @ lekhafoods.com

Review www.lekhafoods.com on alexa.com
 Leave a Comment 

Hi...You've decided to leave a comment. That's fantastic! Please keep in mind that comments are moderated and rel="nofollow" is in use. So, please do not use a spammy keyword or a domain as your name, or it will be deleted. Let's have a personal and meaningful conversation instead. Thanks for dropping by...

(required - not published)


©Copyright 2012, lekhafoods, All Rights Reserved

Engineered by ZITIMA