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45
min.
For
6 People
Difficulty
Medium

Chocolate coffee cake

A superbly orchestrated pairing of two intensely satisfying favorites: rich, dark chocolate and full-bodied espresso.

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Ingredients

  • For the coffee
  • capsules of Livanto Grand Cru
  • For the recipe
  • 120 g / 4 oz of flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 60 gr / 2 oz of butter
  • 65 gr / 2.1 oz of sugar
  • 50 gr / 1.5 oz of cane sugar
  • eggs
  • 114 ml / 3.9 oz of melted dark chocolate
  • tablespoons of sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • Chocolate Ganache
  • 200 ml / 6.8 oz of heavy cream
  • 168 gr / of bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • tablespoons of butter

Materials

  • Espresso Cups (3x 80 ml/3 oz)
  • Oven
  • Mixer
  • cake pan
  • Pan

Preparation

  • Cake:
  • Preheat the oven to 176°C / 348 Fahrenheit
  • Prepare the Livanto Grand Cru in espresso (3 x 40 ml / 15 oz)
  • Set aside to cool down
  • Put the butter, the sugar, the eggs, the melted dark chocolate, the vanilla extract and the sour cream in a mixer
  • Mix all the ingredients well
  • Slowly add the floor, the baking soda and the salt
  • Mix until you have a smooth mixture
  • Put the batter in the cake pan and bake for 30 min
  • Chocolate Ganache:
  • Gently melt the bittersweet chocolate
  • Add the heavy cream and simmer
  • Whisk the butter until you obtain a smooth consistency, then add in the chocolate cream
  • Leave the mixture at room temperature until it reaches a spreadable consistency
  • Spread the ganache on the cake
  • Serve the cake with the espressos

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