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Chocolate Raspberry Drizzle Cake



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Chocolate Cake

  • 500 g water
  • 600 g raw sugar
  • 250 g Butter, chopped
  • 35 g Cocoa Powder, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon bi carb soda, sifted
  • 450 g self-raising flour
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten

Raspberry Cream

  • 350 g whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 125 g fresh or frozen raspberries

Chocolate Ganache

  • 150 g chocolate
  • 100 g cream
  • 6
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    Preparation 1h 0min
  • 7
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Chocolate Cake
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and line the base of a 25-28cm round cake tin with baking paper.

    2. Place sugar in bowl and mill 5 sec/sp10.

    3. Add water, butter, cocoa and bicarb to bowl with sugar and heat until sugar is dissolved. 6min/temp 90/sp2.

    4. Bring to the boil 3 min/temp100/sp2.

    5. Reduce heat to simmer, 6 min/temp95/sp2. Replace the MC with the simmering basket.

    6. Cool to room temperature.

    7. Add flour and eggs to chocolate mix and beat 3min/sp4 until pailer in colour.

    8. Pour mixture into prepare tin. Bakes for approx. 60 min. Test with a skewer and stand to cool in tin for about 5 min before turning out.

  2. Raspberry Cream
  3. Place butterfly whish over blades, add cream, sugar and vanilla.

    Whisk sp 3. Time can change so you have to check the consistency throuhg the hole. It will take approximately 1-2 min, check by sight.

    Gently fold through raspberries.

  4. Chocolate Ganache
  5. Dont worry about cleaning the bowl after whipping the cream.

    Add chocolate, broken into pieces and add cream. 

    Mix 3 min/temp90/sp2.

  6. Assembling Cake
  7. Cut cake into 2 layers.

    Spread Raspberry Cream on base and replace the top of the cake.

    Make sure the ganache is a good pouring consistency, not too hot/runny and not to firm. Slowly pour the chocolate ganache in the centre of the top of the cake until just begins to pour over the edges.


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This basic chocolate cake is the perfect cake for any occasion. It is a large cake and just as good topped with frosting as it is filled with cream.

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  • Made this for my husbands

    Submitted by kathrock on 15. November 2015 - 16:41.

    Made this for my husbands birthday... I found the recipe a bit odd with boiling some of the ingredients but once all cooked it was a lovely cake. We really enjoyed it. I would make it again. 

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  • Amazing recipe.  I have been

    Submitted by Wicked on 18. August 2015 - 13:58.

    Amazing recipe.  I have been searching for a nice chocolate cake recipe, thankyou!

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  • Wow what a cake, my son

    Submitted by hutchieb on 24. May 2015 - 18:48.

    Wow what a cake, my son picked this to make. Very decadent!


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  • I made this for my son's

    Submitted by Elisabetht on 23. May 2015 - 12:23.

    I made this for my son's birthday and it was sensational! Loved the combination of chocolate, raspberries and cream. 

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  • Yummy. When I was doing the

    Submitted by TLKeys on 3. April 2015 - 15:15.

    Yummy. When I was doing the batter, I was thinking it tasted like it had too much flour, but after putting it all together & eating it, No, it was very yummy. Thank you for sharing.

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