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Sachertorte (german chocolate cake)

Serves   12
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 55 mins

"Rich and decadent, turns out like a bought one!"

sachertorte

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

  • 135 gm Chocolate Chips
  • 165 ml Hot water
  • 165 gm Butter
  • 330 gm Brown Sugar
  • 5 Eggs (separated)
  • 200 gm Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 100 gm Ground Almonds
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Ganache
  • 300ml Cream
  • 300gr chocolate chips
  • 4T butter

Method

  1. Cream Butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
  2. Add Melted chocolate, egg yolks and vanilla in small amounts at a time.
  3. Whip Egg Whites and salt till peaks form.
  4. Fold all dry ingredients into chocolate mix.
  5. Gently fold in meringue mix.
  6. Pour into greased and lined 9 inch cake tin.
  7. Bake at 165deg for approx 45 -55minutes.
  8. Ganache.
  9. Melt together butter, choc and cream stirring constantly till all melted.
  10. Pour over cold sachertote then put aside to set.