Chocolate drip cake

Chocolate Drip Cake

Learn how to make soooooo chocolaty full of treats and different styles of chocolate filling cake. Chocolate drip cake. I made this for my husbands birthday. My son asked me to make a chocolate cake for papa’s birthday which is full of chocolates and strawberries covered with chocolate. So kind of after marriage side-effects ……….. Husband’s birthday but cake is of son’s choice :).

Lets have a look how i made this chocolate goodness.

Serving =  12-14

Ingredients,

List 1 for chocolaty sponge,

  • Salted butter 175 gm (I used LURPAK slightly salted spreadable butter)
  • Dark chocolate bar  75 gm
  • Plain flour 300 gm
  • Caster sugar  375 gm
  • Coco powder  25 gm
  • Bicarbonate of soda   1 tsp
  • Medium eggs  2  (on room temperature)
  • Butter milk  200 gm (room temperature)

List 2, For inside layers chocolate whipped ganache filling,

  • Milk Chocolate   150 g
  • Double cream  300 g

List 3, For chocolate whipped cream for cake outer covering

  • Whipping cream   600 g
  • Icing sugar  6 tbsp
  • Coco powder   4 tbsp

List 4, For chocolate drip

  • Chocolate  50 g
  • Double cream  50 g

List 5, For topping and decorations,

  • Strawberries    200g
  • Ferrero Rocher    8-9
  • Snickers bites   1 pack
  • Dark chocolate  100 g
  • White chocolate  50 g

Directions,

For Chocolaty Sponge,

Chocolate drip cake
1. Preheat oven to 180 C /160 C fan/gas 4.
Grease and line 4 round tins of 6 inch size.

2. In a heat proof bowl add 175 gm salted butter with 75 gm chocolate broken into pieces.
2. In a heat proof bowl add 175 gm salted butter with 75 gm chocolate broken into pieces.
3. Take a pan ,fill it half with water, let it boil, when it starts to boil, keep that butter and chocolate pan on it, stir it until completely melted.
3. Take a pan ,fill it 1/4  with water, let it boil, when it starts to boil, keep that butter and chocolate pan on it, stir it until completely melted.set it a side.
4. Sift 300 gm flour, coco powder 25 gm, bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp. set it a side.
4. Sift 300 gm flour, coco powder 25 gm, bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp. set it a side.
5. In a bowl add 2 eggs and butter milk.
5. In a bowl add 2 eggs and butter milk.
6. Beat it until mix.
6. Beat it until mix.
7.Now In a big bowl add sifted flour,coco powder ,bicarbonate of soda, butter milk and eggs mixture ,chocolate and butter mixture, sugar 375 gm, and 100 ml hot boiling water.
7.Now In a big bowl add sifted flour,coco powder ,bicarbonate of soda, butter milk and eggs mixture ,chocolate and butter mixture, sugar 375 gm, and 100 ml hot boiling water.
8. Beat well until mix nicely. Do not over mix it.
8. Beat well until mix nicely. Do not over mix it.
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9. Divide this mixture equally in 4 tins and bake for almost 25 minutes.
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10. Take out and let these cakes cool in tins for 15 minutes. Then take out from tins and let them cool completely.

Chocolate whipped ganache filling (For inside cake filling),

Chocolate drip cake
In a microwave safe bowl put double cream 300g and milk chocolate 150 g. Heat it until cream is hot but not on boiling point.
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Stir it nicely with a spoon until chocolate melts in cream. Let it cool then chill completely it in fridge nicely for several hours.(This is very important to chill it because this will not whip without chilled cream)
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Now beat it until stiff peaks.
Chocolate whipped ganache is done.

Chocolate whipped cream (For outside cake covering)

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Sift coco powder and icing sugar from list 3.
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Take 600 g chilled whipping cream in a bowl, start beating it slowly.
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when you see it a little on thicker side, add icing sugar and coco powder, 1 tbsp at a time and keep beating.
Chocolate drip cake
Beat it until stiff peaks and chocolate whipped cream is ready for cake covering.

For Chocolate drips

Chocolate drip cake
For chocolate drips ,from list 4, in a bowl put 50 g chocolate and 50 g double cream. Heat in microwave for 30 seconds, take out and mix, again heat for 30 seconds, take out and mix until its smooth and combine together.Then fill it in a piping bag.

Cake layering, filling, decorating,

Chocolate drip cake
Cut cakes domes and level them.
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On a cake board keep 1 layer of cake.
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Spread some chocolate whipped ganache on it.
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Again cake layer, then whipped ganache layer until 4 cake layers are done. Then keep it in fridge for half hour.
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Now cover the cake with chocolate whipped cream.Save some for top decoration. Again chill this cake for 15 minutes.
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Now spread chocolate drip on cake and pipe drips of it with piping bag.

 

Chocolate drip cake
Melt chocolate and cover strawberries with it. Let them cool.
Chocolate drip cake
Melt white chocolate, fill in a piping bag , pipe over strawberries.
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Now gather all decorating ingredients at 1 place.
Chocolate drip cake
Pipe whipped chocolate cream on cake and keep strawberries, ferraro rochers, snicker bites on cake and sides of cake.
Chocolate drip cake is ready.
Chill it nicely before serving.

 

 

 

 

4 Comments

  1. Thank you for being so generous for taking the time to share your recipe and beautiful step by step pictures very very kind of you. Will give it a try

  2. Dear anni love your recipe. Just wanted to ask from where I can buy 6 inches baking tin. Can’t find at Sainsbury, Tesco or asda.can u plz help me,wanted to make this cake on my daughter’s birthday. TIA

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