Sunday, January 30, 2011
SLICE OF CHOCOLATE
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!
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
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
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
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...
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