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Rich Chocolate Cake with Strawberries and Minted Sugar Converted from Delicious Magazine Oct. 2013



12 piece(s)

570g hazelnut meal

  • 250 g good quality chocolate
  • 250 g unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Coffee
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 220 g castor sugar, + 2 extra tbs
  • 1 --- cup Mint Leaves
  • 250 g strawberries, half or quarter if too large
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Recipe's preparation

    Prepare 28cm loose-bottomed cake tin. Preheat oven 180C
  1. 1.  Mill hazelnuts in 200g lots.   5 secs/sp 9  Set aside.  Make coffee and cool.

    2.  Melt chocolate & butter.  3mins 30secs/50c/sp 3.  Pour into large mixing bowl.

    3.  Insert butterfly.  Beat yolks & sugar until pale & thick.  3mins/sp4  Fold into chocolate mixture.  Fold in hazelnuts.

    4.  In a very clean bowl, insert equally clean butterfly and whip egg whites into soft peaks. 1min/sp 4.  If you have just lifted your eggs out of the fridge, press the 37c button, if they are already room temp, just whip them.

    5. Fold into cake mixture.  Pour into prepared cake pan and cook for 45mins to 1hr - depends on your oven.

    6. To make minted sugar, whiz mint & 40g castor sugar 5-8secs/speed 9

  2. 7.  Cool in cake tin for 15 mins then turn onto wire cooling rack to cool completely.  Top with minted strawberries and drizzle with thickened cream or fresh cream if desired.


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