A wonderful recipe for chocolate cake to be found in Julia Child (et al.)'s "Mastering the Art of French Cooking Volume I". If you are looking for a cake with a rich chocolate flavour and a moist texture, this one is very hard to beat.
- 4 ounces chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons rum (or coffee)
- 4 ounces softened butter
- ⅔ cup sugar
- 3 separated eggs
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract (or 1/4 teaspoon of almond extract)
- 6½ fluid ounces sifted cake flour
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You will need a 8inch/20cm cake pan.
An optional addition to this recipe is to stir in 1/3 cup (approx. 47g) of ground almonds after you have added the melted chocolate (Step 6).