Chocolate Cake with Ganache Glaze

I love chocolate in all its forms.  
This recipe is dedicated to all chocolate lovers! Enjoy!
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Chocolate Cake with Ganache Glaze


Ingredients
3 medium eggs 
200g butter (chopped)
300g caster sugar
90g plain flour
130g self-raising flour
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
50g cocoa powder
200g Greek style yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Glaze
200g dark eating chocolate (chopped)
100g fresh cream
20g butter

Preparation Method

1. Preheat oven to moderate (150ºC fan-forced). Grease 24cm bundt pan well.

2. Beat butter and sugar in medium bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just combined between additions; stir in combined sifted flours, soda and cocoa in two batches. Then add yogurt and vanilla extract.

3. Spread mixture into pan; bake about 1 hour 10 minutes. Stand cake 5 minutes; turn onto wire rack to cool.

4. Stir ingredients for chocolate glaze in medium heatproof bowl over medium saucepan of simmering water until smooth. Pour glaze over cooled cake; stand 30 minutes before serving.

Comments

  1. Yummy cake. I love ganache.....easy to make and not too sweet.

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  2. I heard "chocolate cake" and I came running :):)
    You probably know by now that I just loooooooooooooove chocolate cakes (although you'd be surprised that I chocolate as is)
    Your cake looks super delicious

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  3. This cake looks sinfully delicious! I love chocolate!

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  4. Thank you for this recipe, I will try it.
    Stavri

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  5. Oh dear I am drooling over your cake....it looks stunning...could I have a slice, please?

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  6. That ganache looks to die for!! A lovely looking cake! :-)

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  7. Why thank you for the dedication. :)
    Love that there is yogurt in this chocolate cake!

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  8. I could probably eat that entire cake myself. Absolutely mouth watering. Buzzed ya! =]

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  9. Thanks for the recipe.

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  10. Love chocolate cakes. It looks delicious.

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  11. I loveeeeeeee ganache...even more than buttercream frosting! I think ganache goes well with everything from brownies to cakes to pies...lol. I wish you would cut me a slice of this cake right away...haha.

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  12. Yum! This looks amazing! And I've nominated you for an award! See my post for details: http://www.awkwardkitchenette.com/2012/07/awards.html

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  13. Very deft use of chocolate as an artistic medium This cake is a pleasure to look at and, with a piping hot cup of coffee, I'm sure was an immense pleasure to dispose of! Great results!

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  14. Beautiful as per usual, Eftychia. I love chocolate too; it really is my weakness.

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  15. I am crazy about chocolate. I only get to eat small pieces of dark chocolate very rarely until I lose some weight. Your cakes are so pretty. I am working on an idea for a Black Forest cake with a Steampunk design for my birthday this year. Thanks for visiting my site.

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