Chocolate Ganache Cake

Recipe by Miraklegirl
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
  • Butter and flour an 8 inch round cake pan, then the bottom with parchment paper.
  • Cream the butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment until light and fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one at a time.
  • Mix in the syrup and vanilla.
  • Add the flour and mix until JUST combined (overbeating with make the cake too tough).
  • Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until just set in the middle.
  • Let cool thoroughly in the pan.
  • For the ganache, cook the heavy cream, chocolate chips, and coffee in the top of a double boiler over simmering water until smooth and warm, stirring occasionally.
  • Place the cake upside down on a wire rack and pour the glaze evenly over the top, making sure to cover the entire cake and sides.
  • You can tilt the rack to smooth the glaze.
  • Do not refrigerate.