Friday, January 18, 2013

Tower of chocolate cake recipe 2

Tower of chocolate cake recipe 2:

For the ingredients
You will need:
  1. Chocolate cake
  2. Chocolate ganache
  3. Cream cheese icing
  4. Raspberry
  5. Grated chocolates
For cake ingredients:
  • 11/2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 227g butter
  • 300g fine sugar
  • 6 eggs about 50g each
  • 170g buttermilk( I made the buttermilk myself by using 170g milk with 1Tbsp of lemon juice)
  • 1tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 170°C, measure all the ingredients and sift all the dry ingredients together, get 2 round 8 inches baking pans and lined them with baking paper.
  • Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy, then add eggs one at a time. 
  • Add egg gradually, beating thoroughly after each addition. In between mixing, add some flour mixture to combine if the mixture started to curb. 
  • At low speed add in the flour mixture alternately with the buttermilk.
  • Stir until just combined and the mixture is smooth. Pour mixture into the prepared pans and bake at 170°C for about 35 minutes or until done.

To prepared the Cream cheese icing:

  • 170g cream cheese
  • 40g butter
  • 70g icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Cream together until light and creamy.

To prepared chocolate ganache:

  • 130g chocolate 70% cocoa butter
  • 130g cream
  • 30g butter
Heat cream to simmering and add to chocolate, wait for a few minutes then stir to a smooth mixture. Add in the soft butter and continue stirring to combine well.

To assemble cake:
Slice each cake into 3 equal layers, so you will have 6 layers.

  • Assemble it with different cream filling for each layer. 

  • Cover the outside with a thin layer of chocolate ganache and keep it in the fridge for a few hours first before pouring a layer of warm chocolate ganache over it.
  • Decorate with grated chocolates and raspberry.

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