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Chocolate Truffle Cake Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Truffle Cake, by , is from International Women's Club of Bishkek Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Contributor:  
International Women's Club of Bishkek
Added: Monday, May 4, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 ounces dark chocolate
1 cup butter at room
temperature
1 1/2 c sugar
5 eggs
Ganache:
12 ounces dark chocolate
1 cup cream

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F/180C. Melt chocolate and stir until smooth.
Remove from heat and cool 1-2 minutes. Add butter to chocolate
bit by bit and beat with wire whisk until smooth. Add sugar to
chocolate mixture and beat for one minute. Beat eggs until foamy
and then add to chocolate mixture. Butter a wide circular pan with
high sides (spring pan recommended) and line with parchment.
Pour in batter and set in slightly larger pan. Put both pans in the
oven and fill outer pan 3/4 with hot water. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.
Cool one hour. Cake will fall. Refrigerate until set (at least 2
hours). Carefully invert onto plate and spread with Ganache.
Ganache: boil chocolate and cream together, stirring constantly.
Refrigerate until spreadable and spread over cake. Decorate top
with white chocolate curls.

 

 

 

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