Yummy Chocolate Cake, Iced Chocolate And Quickest Nutella Mousse by Zarnak Sidhwa

Aug 27, 2013
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Ingredients For Yummy Chocolate Cake:

For Cake:

  • Flour  1 1/2 cup
  • Caster sugar  1 cup
  • Baking powder  1 tsp
  • Baking soda  1/2 tsp
  • Cocoa powder  1/3 cup
  • Unsalted butter  6 oz
  • Eggs  2
  • Vanilla essence  2 tsp
  • Cream  2/3 cup
  • Lemon juice  few drops

For Frosting:

  • Chocolate  6 ounces
  • Unsalted butter 3 oz
  • Icing sugar  2 1/2 cup
  • Light corn syrup  1 tbsp
  • Cream  1/2 cup
  • Lemon juice  few drops
  • Vanilla essence  1 tsp

Method:

  1. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and soda, cocoa, butter, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice and cream into a food processor and process until you have a smooth batter.
  2. Beat in the soft butter until you have a combined and creamy mixture.
  3. Now whisk together the cocoa, sour cream, vanilla and eggs and beat this in.
  4. Divide this batter, in 2 greased and lined tins and bake at 180 degree C until a cakes tester comes out clean, about 25 minutes, let cool on wire rocks before turning out of their tins.
  5. To make this icing, melt the chocolate and butter in a over a pan of simmering water.
  6. Cool. add the corn syrup to the cooled chocolate mixture, followed by the sour cream and vanilla and then when all this is combined whisk in the sieved icing sugar.
  7. You may need to add a tbsp or two of boiling water, sandwich cakes together with icing and on sides and top too.

Ingredients For Iced Chocolate:

  • Milk  3/4 cup
  • Cocoa powder  1 tbsp
  • Chocolate  8 oz
  • Ice cubes  1 1/2 cup
  • Chocolate ice cream  2-3 scoops
  • Cream  to garnish
  • Chocolate shavings  to garnish

Method:

  1. In a saucepan, heat two-third of the milk with cocoa powder, just until it begins to boil.
  2. Remove from heat and drop in the chocolates, stirring until the chocolates are melted and smooth.
  3. Let mixture cool to room temperature.
  4. Using a blender, mix the chocolate mixture and the rest of the milk with the ice cubes and ice cream until completely smooth.
  5. Divide into two glasses, top each with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

Ingredients For Quickest Nutella Mousse:

  • Nutella  9 oz
  • Thick Cream  1-1/2 cup
  • Coffee powder  1/2 tsp

Method:

  1. Place nutella and coffee powder in microwave safe bowl.
  2. Heat on low for 10 seconds interval.
  3. Stir aside and cool mixture to room temperature.
  4. Whip cream until soft peaks form.
  5. Gently fold whipped cream into nutella mixture.
  6. The mousse will be soft.
  7. Fill small glasses and cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

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