Chocolate Pastry

Chocolate Pastry a simple moist chocolate cake with whipped ganache. It is best for kids parties or tea time. 

Ingredients

List 1 for Chocolate cake

  • Flour  150 g
  • Coco powder 38 g
  • Eggs  6
  • Caster Sugar   190 g
  • Vanilla extract  1 tsp
  • Butter  60 g

List 2 for whipped ganache

  • Dark Chocolate  300 g
  • Double cream 300 g
  • Sugar  2 tbsp

Directions,

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Preheat your oven at 175 C.Butter and line with parchment a swiss roll pan.
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Sift coco powder and flour. Set a side.
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Melt butter, set a side.
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In a bowl of a stand mixer add 6 eggs and caster sugar. Beat until triple in volume.
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Beat until you see its falling like ribbons from the whisk.
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Fold sifter flour and coco in eggs in 2-3 batches.
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Add in melted butter on the sides of the pan and fold carefully until mix.
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Pour the mixer in the prepared tin. smooth it from top.
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Bake at 175 C for 10 minutes almost. Check with skewer and take out. Let it cool then cover with clingfilm and set a side.

For Whipped Ganache

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In a bowl put chocolate and sugar.
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Heat double cream until scalding point. Do not boil it.
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Pour the cream on the chocolate and sugar. Let it sit for few minutes.
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Mix well. Cover with clingfilm and let it cool in fridge until nicely chilled.
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Whip it until stiff peaks.

Now for layering

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Brush the cake with sugar syrup.
(Sugar syrup is equal amount of sugar and water boil together then let cool and use).
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Layer half whipped ganache on half of the cake.
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Cover with other half cake.
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Layer with remaining cream. Smooth the top with hot spatula.
(Dip the spatula in hot water,clean and smooth the top)
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Cut in desired sizes.
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I am placing each pastry in cupcake liners.
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Finish with a small piping flower on top.
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Chocolate Pastry
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2 Comments

  1. It is looking vwry nice and yummy. Would you please mention the size of the pan you used ..

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