Sunday, January 30, 2011


tomorrow is my lover's birthday =)) so i made him a chocolate-sherry cake. a unique recipe for my unique lover...
it turned out moist, rich,delicious and pretty  ... YAY!
let's start


chocolate cake:
4 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 cup corn oil
1 cup milk
2 tbsp nutella
2 tbsp sherry
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tbsp vanilla
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup flour

chocolate ganache:
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp sherry
1tbsp unsweetened butter
1/4 cup powder sugar
1 tbsp cocoa
1 ghirardelli dark chocolate bar
1 ghirardelli milk chocolate bar


chocolate cake:
In a medium mixing bowl, beat eggs until smooth,
add sugar and beat until sugar dissolves.
add corn oil,sherry,vanilla and milk Stir cocoa powder and nutella Whisk them well
add chocolate chips , gradually add sifted flour and baking powder to the mixture.
Bake in a greased cake pan 30- 40 minutes at 350°F until cake cook through 
let cool to room temperature. Slice into medium squares and  pour the chocolate ganache over the cake evenly. Decorate with strawberries and shaved chocolate

chocolate ganache:
Place the chopped chocolate in a medium sized stainless steel bowl. Set aside. Heat the milk ,cream and butter in a small saucepan  add  Bring just to a boil. Immediately pour the boiling cream over the chocolate and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a whisk until smooth stir cocoa and powder sugar let it cool and pour over the cake..

accompany it with a glass of Champagne .. cheers


happy birthday lover...

listen to some FRANK  SINATRA


  1. That is a darn good lookin' cake. It's only 8 a.m., but suddenly I have a hankering for some chocolate.

  2. thanks a bunch Doug.. it's easy to make and crazy delicious=) try it out !!!!