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Truffle Cake

Cakes & Brownies
Truffle Cake
Difficulty Pro
Serves 8
Time 1:30 hour
Contains egg Yes

Ingredients

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For the Truffle Cake

  • AP flour
  • Cadbury Cocoa Powder Buy
  • baking soda
  • baking powder
  • caster sugar
  • salt
  • oil
  • egg
  • buttermilk
  • vegetable oil
  • coffee water (or water)
  • vanilla extract

For the ganache

  • Cadbury Cooking block Dark Buy
  • fresh cream

Steps

  1. Truffle Cake Step 1
    01

    Measure the ingredients: AP flour, caster sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and Cadbury Cocoa Powder.

  2. Truffle Cake Step 2
    02

    Sift all the dry ingredients in one bowl and set aside.

  3. Truffle Cake Step 3
    03

    Measure the ingredients: egg, buttermilk, vegetable oil, coffee water and vanilla extract.

  4. Truffle Cake Step 4
    04

    Mix the buttermilk, coffee water (or water), egg, vegetable oil and vanilla extract in another bowl. Mix well and set aside.

  5. Truffle Cake Step 5
    05

    Grease and line two 6-inch round pans with parchment paper. Set aside. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  6. Truffle Cake Step 6
    06

    Add the wet mixture to the dry, whisk until combined.

  7. Truffle Cake Step 7
    07

    Pour the batter into the prepared pans.

  8. Truffle Cake Step 8
    08

    Bake for about 30-35 minutes.

  9. Truffle Cake Step 9
    09

    Insert a toothpick in the cakes to check if they are baked. Take the batter out.

  10. Truffle Cake Step 10
    10

    Allow the cakes to cool for 5-10 minutes before taking them out of the pan, then cool on a wire rack.

  11. Truffle Cake Step 11
    11

    Trim off the top of the cakes if they are domed. Set aside.

  12. Truffle Cake Step 12
    12

    Measure the ingredients: chopped Cadbury Cooking Block Dark and warm fresh cream.

  13. Truffle Cake Step 13
    13

    Pour the cream and the chopped Cadbury Cooking Block Dark in an induction vessel and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Stir gently until well combined. Cool for 10 minutes.

  14. Truffle Cake Step 14
    14

    Keep a cake board on the turntable, spread the ganache and then place one cake on it.

  15. Truffle Cake Step 15
    15

    Spread another layer of ganache and place the other cake on it. Spread more ganache on the sides and top. Smoothen using a palette knife.

  16. Truffle Cake Step 16
    16

    Decorate the cake however you like. Cool for 30 minutes and done!