How to make Rich Chocolate Cake With Cherries - Beautiful cake with pairing of rich chocolate and cherries.


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Main Ingredients : Plain chocolate (सादी/प्लेन चॉकलेट), Kirsch (किर्श (लिकर))

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

Rich Chocolate Cake With Cherries

This term Continental cuisine refers to the food eaten in the European countries. Under the mantle of Continental food come the British, American, Italian, New Zealand, Armenian, Hungarian, Russian and many other European cuisines.
Continental cuisines use less chilllies and very little spices. Instead fresh herbs and dairy products form an important part of continental dishes.  The cooking methods are mostly stewing, grilling and roasting which make the food low in calories as they use very less fat. Continental food use mostly items high in proteins like milk, cheese, eggs and meats.

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Rich Chocolate Cake With Cherries

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Rich Chocolate Cake With Cherries Recipe

  • Plain chocolate 440 grams

  • Kirsch 100 millilitres

  • Instant coffee powder 2 teaspoons

  • Eggs 4

  • Unsalted butter 175 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) 50 grams

  • Salt a pinch

  • Sugar 125 grams

  • Cherries stoned 500 grams


Step 1

Separate yolks and whites from the eggs. Keep aside. Melt two fifty grams chocolate in a pan, along with one tablespoon instant coffee granules and half of kirsch. Stirring occasionally until smooth. Take it off the heat, stir in the yolks at time the return the pan to the heat and stir briefly until the yolks are warmed and have thickened the chocolate slightly.

Step 2

Take off the heat, beat in butter little at a time stirring until smooth. Stir in the flour. Beat the egg whites with salt until they firm soft peaks. Sprinkle sixty grams sugar and continue beating till stiff. Fold the warm chocolate mix, delicately in to meringue. Pour the batter in a greased pan.

Step 3

Bake in a preheated oven for twenty five to thirty minutes. Do not over cook. Meanwhile put cherries in a pan with remaining sugar and two tablespoons of remaining kirsch. Cook the mixture over a medium low heat partially covered for thirty to forty minutes. The cherries should become thick, allow them to cool and chop roughly. Place the chopped cherries over the baked cake and serve.

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