Chocolate Truffle Cake


Chocolate Truffle Cake

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A quick and easy yet exotic dessert of sugar-soaked chocolate sponge sandwiched and coated all over with a deep and delicious chocolate truffle icing! While the intense chocolate flavour is enough to please the diners, you can add to the magic by spending a little time on the decoration and garnishing. Decorate the Chocolate Truffle Cake with swirls of whipped cream and grated chocolate, and your guests will be ready to even skip the main course for this alluring dessert!

Chocolate Truffle Cake recipe - How to make Chocolate Truffle Cake

Setting Time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cake (6 wedges)
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Ingredients

1 (175 mm. (7") diameter) eggless chocolate sponge cake

For The Chocolate Truffle Icing
2 cups chopped dark chocolate
1 cup fresh cream

To Be Mixed Together For The Soaking Syrup
4 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup water

For The Garnish
1/4 cup beaten whipped cream
1/2 cup grated chocolate

Method
For the chocolate truffle icing

    For the chocolate truffle icing
  1. Heat the fresh cream in a broad non-stick pan on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Switch off the flame, add the chocolate and mix well till the mixture is smooth and no lumps remain. Keep aside to cool for 2 minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Slice the chocolate sponge cake horizontally into 2 equal layers.
  2. Place the bottom layer of the cake on a turntable or a serving plate and sprinkle half the soaking syrup evenly over it.
  3. Spread half of the chocolate truffle icing evenly over it and sandwich it with the top layer of the sponge cake.
  4. Sprinkle the remaining half of the soaking syrup over it.
  5. Spread the remaining of the truffle icing evenly over it and along the sides of the cake.
  6. Garnish with swirls of beaten whipped cream and grated chocolate and refrigerate for 1 hour or till set.
  7. Cut the cake into 6 equal wedges and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per slice
Energy671 cal
Protein12.2 g
Carbohydrates68.8 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat47.4 g
Cholesterol20.9 mg
Sodium135.4 mg

Reviews

Chocolate Truffle Cake
 on 03 Jan 18 06:09 PM
5

I prepared the eggless chocolate sponge cake and then followed this recipe.. Except using the whipped cream.. It turned delicious, just like any famous bakery cake. My family and friends loved it too... Its a definite hit. Thank you ?!
Chocolate Truffle Cake
 on 09 Jul 17 02:30 AM
5

Hello mam! U added fresh cream for truffle. Is it whipping cream or normal dairy cream?
Tarla Dalal
10 Jul 17 08:43 AM
   Hi, We have used Amul fresh cream.
Chocolate Truffle Cake
 on 23 Jan 16 10:12 AM
5

Tarla Dalal
23 Jan 16 10:29 AM
   Thanks Ashish. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
Chocolate Truffle Cake
 on 05 Dec 12 12:44 PM
5

I made this cake on my son's birthday, and all guests loved it so much. It rocked the party. Thanks a ton...
Chocolate Truffle Cake
 on 18 Nov 10 12:27 AM
3

Wonderful, extra chocolaty cake! :) I blindly followed the recipe and it took me through! I also decorated it with strawberries and fresh cream, looked and tasted divine! Thanks for this awesome recipe!