Rich Chocolate Cake


Rich chocolate loaf cake , perfect with a cup of tea.

Measure carefully all the ingredients

Rich Chocolate Cake


  • 200 g Eggs measured without the shell
  • 200 g soft brown sugar
  • 200 g butter
  • 170 g Flour sifted
  • 60 g cocoa
  • 1 Tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 100 g Dark chocolate Grossly cut
  • 1 shot espresso optional

Chocolate ganache

  • 60 g dark chocolate
  • 150 g milk chocolate
  • 200 g liquid cream


  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar on medium speed for 10 minutes
  • Incorporate one egg at a time, beat well between each addition, you might want to add only 1 teaspoon of flour to the wet mix.
  • Fold in the sifted flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Do not over beat, just incorporate gently until full absorption
  • Add the chocolate finely chunked to the batter, give it a stir.
  • Preheat the oven at 175C. Prepare a loaf tin, butter and cover with a parchment paper. pour the batter oven the tin and bake for 35 minutes or until you insert a stick and it comes out perfectly dry. Remove cake for the oven, let it rest 10 minutes in the tin then unmold on a rack until totatlly cool.

Prepare the ganache

  • Place the chocolate drops in a bowl.
    Heat over low heat the liquid cream. Remove it immediately before the first ebullition
  • Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and stir, the chocolate should melt totally.


  • Place the cake on the top of a rack and cover it with the ganache. Let it cool down for about 10 minutes then pour over the cake the rest of the ganache. Double glaze!

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