IMG_7351Cake recipe adapted & translated from The Little Teochew

Ingredients (makes an 8 inch springform cake)

200g dark, bitter chocolate
1 tbsp strong espresso coffee
1 tbsp rum or brandy * i used rum
150g caster sugar  * i used 117g organic coconut flower sugar
150g butter
100g ground almonds
5 eggs, separated
Icing sugar for dusting

IMG_7344食材 (可做一个8寸圆形活底烤盘蛋糕)

黑巧克力 200克
浓咖啡 1大匙
朗姆或白兰地酒 1大匙 *我用了朗姆酒
绵白糖 150克 *我用了117克有机椰子花糖
无盐黄油 150克
杏仁粉 100克
鸡蛋 5颗 (蛋黄和蛋白分开)
糖霜,收尾用

Directions/做法

IMG_7346– Melt the chocolate, coffee, rum or brandy, sugar and butter in a bowl sitting in a pot of barely simmering water. Remove from the heat and stir until well mixed
巧克力、浓咖啡、朗姆或白兰地酒、糖和黄油隔水加热。不断翻动搅拌直至变成表面闪亮质地均匀的巧克力糊。然后把大碗从炉灶上移开、拌匀

– Add the ground almonds and mix well. Beat in the egg yolks, one by one
倒入杏仁粉,搅拌均匀,然后(一颗一颗)加入蛋黄

– Beat the egg whites until stiff and peaky, and stir a couple of spoonfuls into the chocolate mixture to lighten it, before gently folding in the rest
蛋白打成颜色苍白质地浓厚的程度,取几勺蛋白霜加入巧克力湖、轻拌;然后将剩余的蛋白霜分次翻拌入蛋黄湖

– Turn into a buttered and floured 20cm (8in) round or square cake tin and bake at 180°C for 40 to 50 mins
面糊倒入事先涂抹黄油和撒了面粉的8寸圆或四方形烤盘,送入预热至180摄氏度烤箱烤 40-50分钟

– Leave to cool before removing gently from the tin, and dust with icing sugar to serve
完全冷却后,脱模,撒上一层糖霜即可享用

Personal notes/温馨小贴士:

IMG_7348– i made a 6 inch springfoam cake and 3 cupcakes. 6 inch cake was baked for 40 mins, and cupcakes were baked for 25 mins
我做了一个6寸圆形蛋糕和3个杯子蛋糕。6寸蛋糕烤了40分钟、杯子蛋糕烤了25分钟

– i frosted the cakes with chocolate ganache and topped with sprinkles
蛋糕淋上了温热的巧克力淋酱。巧克力淋酱凝固前,撒上了巧克力碎粒

Chocolate ganache recipe adapted & translated from Nigella’s

100g dark chocolate
25g butter
60ml milk

IMG_7356巧克力淋面酱

黑巧克力 100克
黄油 25克
牛奶 60毫升

Directions/方法

– melt (as you wish), cool & whisk. pour over cake
食材混合后融化、待凉与搅拌后,淋在蛋糕上即可
IMG_7345

 

Pollution index: 210 (very unhealthy – back to beijing… the city that you can smell)

 

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  • 婉婉下午茶 (July 16, 2014)

    你的蛋糕仿佛是个艺术品!除了让人赏心悦目,还能感受吃上一口的幸福!!我想吃!!!

  • moon (July 16, 2014)

    很浓郁的样子哦

  • Mel (July 16, 2014)

    I love everything of this cake….chocolate and almond as both of these are my favourite ingredients. Mmm….there\’s some booze in it too…i like it too.

  • Esther lau (copycake kitchen) (July 16, 2014)

    Wow!Very rich and moist chocolate cake!i wish i can have …more and more!!!!haha..

  • Fion@轩宏妈 (July 16, 2014)

    巧克力。。。无法抵挡的诱惑!!
    打令,快递要到了吗?等不及咯~~

  • Grace (July 16, 2014)

    Looks amazing!

  • Qi Qi in the house (July 16, 2014)

    超级巧克力蛋糕!

  • Cheryl - Bakingtaitai (July 16, 2014)

    I just can\’t resist dark chocolate, let me have those two lovely cupcakes!

  • Veronica (July 16, 2014)

    This is definitely an irresistible cake, so chocolatey and rich. Looks beautiful too.

  • Karen (July 16, 2014)

    Looks very moist and chocolaty ! Lovely!

  • May Law (July 16, 2014)

    哇! 一下灰机就又来个浓浓的巧克力蛋糕,你是在引诱我吗? 呵呵。。

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