Super Rich Chocolate Cake

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Grease and line an 18 cm cake pan, dust with flour.
  • Melt 300gm chocolate in a double boiler. Set aside.
  • Pre-heat oven to 160 Celsius.
  • Cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer for 5 mins until pale and creamy.
  • With the motor running add the egg yolks one at a time, mixing in between to incorporate.
  • Add the flour and beat to combine.
  • Add the brandy, mix.
  • Pour in half of the melted chocolate, beat until half incorporated.
  • Fold through the rest of the chocolate.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites and cream of tartar until soft peaks form.
  • Fold through 1/3 of the egg whites through the chocolate mixture to loosen. Fold through the rest of the egg whites, taking care no to over-mix.
  • Spoon the mixture into the cake-pan and bake in the center of the oven for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Smother with chocolate ganache.
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