Gâteau chocolat

Recipe from: 3/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 8
Time

Ingredients

  • 300
    g
    butter, softened
  • 200
    g
    castor sugar
  • 5
    ml
    vanilla extract
  • 3
    eggs
  • 350
    g
    ground almonds
  • 60
    g
    cornflour
  • 300
    g
    70 percent dark chocolate, melted
  • TOPPING
  • 150
    g
    70 percent dark chocolate, melted
  • 150
    ml
    cream
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a 23 cm loose-bottomed springform pan.
Cream the butter and sugar together. Mix in vanilla.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time.
Fold in ground almonds and cornflour, then melted chocolate, and mix until well combined.
Pour into baking tin and bake for 50 minutes.
Cool on a rack. Remove from the tin and place on a cake plate.
Mix the melted chocolate and cream together and spread over.
Decorate with chocolate-dipped roses.
COOK'S NOTE
To make chocolate-dipped roses, clean roses and dip them into melted and cooled chocolate.
Chill on a silicone mat or on greased baking paper until set.
 

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