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Print This Delicious and Healthy Too Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

Too Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

This is a recipe that I have had for a long time. It's a very rich cake, so if you bake it make sure you have plenty of people to share it with.

1 cup Unsalted butter, melted
1 cup Dark Chocolate, broken
3/4 cup Superfine sugar
1 cup Hot espresso coffee or strong instant coffee
3/4 cup Self raising flour
2 Tb Cocoa powder
2 tsp Vanilla
2 Eggs

Oven Temp ~ 375°
Baking Time ~
Pan Type ~ 9 inch cake pan
Preheat oven, spray cake pan with non-stick vegetable spray.

Mix the butter, sugar, chocolate and coffee in a food processor until well blended; the sugar should be dissolved, the chocolate well melted, but it doesn't matter if there are still a few solid chocolate pieces.

Add the flour, cocoa powder, vanilla and eggs, process until too smooth.

Put Too Rich Chocolate Cake batter into prepared cake pan and bake until done.

Serve Too Rich Chocolate Cake frugally, it is very rich. When serving as a dessert, the richness should be lightened with a fruit sauce. Rich chocolate cake may be served along with orange or raspberry flavored sorbet.

Serves 15
Nutrition facts:
Serving Size 82 g
Calories 302
Calories from Fat 184
Total Fat 20.4g 31%
Saturated Fat 12.9g 65%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 131mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 27.4g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 19.9g
Protein 3.1g
Vitamin A 11% • Vitamin C 0% • Calcium 4% • Iron 5%

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Sticky sweet forbidden things.
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Ten deep knee bends between ingredients.
Use that kitchen for a workout track.

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Pot holders around your prize.
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Suppling Tips for Healthy Homemade Cakes

When Baking with Butter:

Room temperature butter in the cake batter is one of the biggest cake baking mistakes. In fact, butter must be below 68° to trap air molecules and build structure. Otherwise, the fat will liquefy and the cake will be flat. To get “cool” butter, cut the chilled butter into chunks and let it sit in a bowl for 5 minutes before beating.

When Mixing Cake Batter:

You cannot over beat the eggs, sugar and butter, but you can over beat the flour. If you do, gluten will form and you will be making a quick bread instead of layer cake. Beat the flour just until there are no visible signs of dry flour, but not until the batter is completely smooth.

Cake Flour:

Cake flour is milled from soft wheat that has a lower gluten content and higher starch content than all-purpose flour. It helps to ensure a fluffy texture in cakes and pastries. A substitute for cake flour is to use all-purpose flour, but reduce the amount by 2 tablespoons per cup.

Green Food:

The food choices that we make every day have a profound effect on the environment. From farm to spoon, growing our food, processing it and transporting it all use tremendous amounts of energy, water and chemicals. By making just a few small changes in our eating and buying habits, we can greatly reduce this impact. When we eat green, we help the environment by reducing global warming pollution and help ourselves by eating fresh and healthy food. Eat local from farmers in your own neighborhood!