Chocolate truffle cake

Recipe from: 19 August 2010
 chocolate

Ingredients 10
Servings 1
Time 15 mins

Ingredients

  • Truffle filling:
  • 400
    g
    chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 250
    ml
    cream
  • 60
    ml
    butter, cubed
  • 60
    ml
    orange juice
  • Chocolate buttercream:
  • 100
    g
    soft butter
  • 400
    g
    sifted icing sugar
  • 50
    g
    cocoa powder, sifted
  • 50
    ml
    orange juice
 

Method

10 mins
 
Make your favourite chocolate cake and then fill and ice with these:

Truffle filling:
Melt the chocolate and cream in a double boiler and mix until smooth.
Allow to cool down slightly before beating in the butter.
Make sure the mixture is completely smooth.
Add the orange juice and mix well.
Cover and refrigerate until it’s a nice spreadable consistency.

Chocolate buttercream icing:
Cream the butter until it’s light and fluffy and add the sifted cocoa powder and icing sugar.
Beat well and add the orange juice slowly. Mix into a thick and spreadable consistency.
You may need a bit more orange juice.

Reprinted with permission of Simply Delicious. To visit Simply Delicious' blog, click here.




 

 

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