Cherries & Chocolate Cake πŸ’

After a long and busy week here we are: it is Saturday β˜‰ The hot weather did not prevent me from baking this delicious cake for the weekend. Enjoy it!!


RECIPE  (Ricetta in Italiano sotto)

INGREDIENTS

  • 200g of dark chocolate
  • 100g of sugar
  • 100g of butter
  • 150g of flour
  • 1 pck of baking powder (16g)
  • 3 eggs
  • 200g of cherries
  • 100g of whipped cream + 100g of cherries to decorate

PREPARATION

  1. Melt the chocolate and let it cool down.
  2. Beat in the eggs and the sugar until light, pale and fluffy.
  3. Now add the melted butter and the chocolate and mix together. 
  4. Add the flour and the baking powder mixing with a spoon until you get an omogeneus compound. 
  5. Pour in the mixture the chopped cherries.
  6. Pour the dough in a grease baking tin.
  7. Bake the cake in a convection oven for 60 minutes at 180C. Remember to cool the cake in the tin before turning into out.
  8. Decorate with cherries and whipped cream.

RICETTA

INGREDIENTI

  • 200g di cioccolato fondente
  • 100g di zucchero
  • 100g di burro
  • 150g di farina
  • 1 bustina di lievito per dolci
  • 3 uova
  • 200g di ciliegie
  • 100g di panna montata + 100g ciliegie per decorare


PREPARAZIONE

  1. Sciogliete il cioccolato a bagno maria e lasciatelo raffreddare.
  2. Montate le uova con lo zucchero fino ad ottenere un composto chiaro e spumoso.
  3. Unite il burro fuso e il cioccolato.
  4. Aggiungete la farina e infine il lievito continuando a mescolare.
  5. Snocciolate le ciliegie e mettetele nel composto amalgamando il tutto.
  6. Versate l’impasto in una tortiera che avrete in precedenza imburrato.
  7. Cuocete la vostra torta in forno preriscaldato a 180Β°C per 40 minuti.
  8. Decorate con panna e ciliegie la superficie della torta quando si sarΓ  raffreddata.
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