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Chocolate Cake With Chocolate Icing

Mouthwatering chocolate cake - Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Icing
Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people

Ingredients
  

  • 7 nos Eggs Whites separated
  • 1/2 cup Butter melted
  • 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 kg SemiSweetChocolate shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar powder
  • 2 cups Sugar powder
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 6 tbsp Apricot jam
  • 6 tbsp Double cream

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 220C.
  • Grease and flour a 26 cm round baking pan.
  • Using electric beater, beat egg yolks with 3/4 cup sugar and vanilla, until mixture becomes thick.
  • Add cocoa and flour and mix well.
  • Add butter and mix together, until batter is smooth.
  • In another bowl, beat egg whites gently with 3/4 cup sugar, until smooth and creamy.
  • Add batter and mix together gently and slowly, using a wooden spoon.
  • Pour mixture into baking pan and bake for 20 mins.
  • Reduce heat to 170C and bake for another 10 - 15 mins or until a knife comes out clean, when inserted in the middle of cake.
  • Remove from oven and leave to cool for 30 mins.
  • In a small saucepan, heat and stir chocolate over very low heat, until it melts.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add cream and 2 cups of powdered sugar and stir, until sugar dissolves and mixture is smooth.
  • When cake is cold, cut it crosswise into two parts and stuff with jam and cover totally with chocolate sauce.
  • Refrigerate for 30 mins, before serving.
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