Guinness gives this a complex caramel flavour that complements the wealthy chocolate. The cake can be assembled occurring to 2 days ahead.
The ingredient of Chocolate and Guinness cake
- 250g dark chocolate (58 -70% cocoa solids), chopped
- 250g dark muscovado (see note) or dark brown sugar
- 60g butter, chopped
- 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil
- 200ml Guinness
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 eggs, separated
- 100ml buttermilk
- 150g (1 cup) plain flour
- 100g dome almonds
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 250g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped
- 150g unsalted butter, chopped
- 80ml (1/3 cup) pouring cream
- 2 tbsp brandy
- 75g raisins, torn in half
- 50g shortbread biscuits, cut into small cubes
- 250ml (1 cup) pouring cream
- 350g Lindt milk chocolate, chopped
The instruction how to make Chocolate and Guinness cake
- Preheat oven to 180u00b0C. Grease a 26cm springform tin. Cut a length of baking paper to wrap concerning the circumference of the tin. Fold lengthwise in 3, considering a 2cm overlap along one edge. Cut slits into the overlap at 1cm intervals to form a fringe. Fit paper collar into tin so the fringed allowance sits flat approaching the base. Cut a round of baking paper to fit beyond the base.
- Place chocolate, sugar, butter, oil, Guinness and vanilla in a saucepan and stir up opinion over medium heat until smooth. Remove from heat and raise a fuss in yolks, subsequently next buttermilk. Sift exceeding dry ingredients and disquiet until just combined. Using an electric mixer, disquiet whites to soft peaks and fold into chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared tin, bake for 20 minutes, then cover and bake for a extra 30 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the centre comes away in the same way as moist crumbs attached. Cool cake in tin for 20 minutes, later point out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
- For filling, rouse chocolate, butter and cream in a bowl beyond a saucepan of simmering water until smooth. Stand for 15 minutes or until thickened slightly. improve brandy and raisins and set aside. Meanwhile, cut cooled cake horizontally into 3. Place 1 cake increase nearly a plate, spread subsequently half the filling and scatter behind half each of the soaked raisins and shortbread. Repeat past different layer, filling, raisins and shortbread, exploit considering third cake layer. Refrigerate.
- For chocolate cream, bring cream to the boil in a small pan, remove from heat, go to chocolate and disturb until smooth. disquiet more than a bowl of iced water until the consistency of double cream. build up more than culmination and side of cake, then refrigerate for several hours to set. Bring to room temperature to serve.
Nutritions of Chocolate and Guinness cakecalories: 1077.651 calories
fatContent: 68 grams fat
saturatedFatContent: 36 grams saturated fat
carbohydrateContent: 99 grams carbohydrates
sugarContent: 78 grams sugar
proteinContent: 13 grams protein
cholesterolContent: 159 milligrams cholesterol
sodiumContent: 442.97 milligrams sodium