How to cook "clay" cake
"Clay". "earthen" or "mud" Cake - a very original dessert. It is interesting above all unusual taste and method of preparation. One of the heroines of the popular series "Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?" I ordered a cake. I offer the recipe of this unusual and very delicious chocolate dessert.
You will need:
For the dough: - butter - 200 g; - Bitter chocolate 70% - 200 g; - Sugar - 250 g; - Milk - 100 ml; - Instant coffee - 3 tsp .;. - Flour - 1.5 cups; - Baking powder - 1/4 tsp .;. - Cocoa - 50 g; - Eggs - 2 pcs .; - Water - 100 ml. For the ganache (chocolate): - 70% bitter chocolate - 100 g; - Cream 33% - 100 ml.
Instruction how to cook "clay" cake
Test Preparation. Put in a saucepan the butter, chocolate (broken down into pieces), sugar, coffee. Add the milk and water, stir and put on a slow fire. Chocolate, butter and sugar have melted and the mixture should be brought to a uniform consistency. During cooking, the dough should be periodically stir, that it is not burnt. Remove the dough from the heat and cool to room temperature.
Once the mixture has cooled, hammer in her eggs and mix.
Connect the flour with baking powder and cocoa mix. Stir in small portions resulting mixture into the chocolate mass. Make sure that there are no lumps. Beat the dough you need to whisk, knead it for a long time is not necessary.
Take shape with a diameter of about 20 cm, put it in two layers of parchment paper and brush with butter. Put the dough into the mold and place in oven preheated to 180 degrees for 1.5 hours. Ready cake should be slightly moist. Remove the cake from the oven and let it cool.
Preparation of ganache. Take the chocolate and smash it to pieces. Fatty cream, heat and pour them chocolate. It should melt. The consistency of the mass will resemble thick cream. Lubricate the ganache top and side surfaces "clay" cake. Dessert is ready!