November 6, 2013


250 g plain flour
50 g cacao
1 tsp. baking powder
180 g butter
150 g sugar
2 eggs, separated
120 ml milk
pinch of salt

180 g dark chocolate
90 g butter
120 ml condensed milk

cacao for dusting
chocolate for decorating

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. Prepare 20 cm cake tin, grease it and dust with flour.
2. In a bowl, mix flour, cacao and baking powder.
3. In another bowl, cream the butter and the sugar light and fluffy. Add egg yolks one by one. In turns, add flour mix and milk.
4. Beat the egg whites and salt in stiff foam. Fold into the dough.
5. Spoon the dough into the tin. Bake for 40 min till firm. Let it rest for 5 min in the tin then remove and let it cool down for an hour.

6. Make the icing: melt the chocolate and butter in hot water bath, add the condensed milk. Let it coll down a bit.
7. Dust the cake with cacao, decorate with the cream and chocolate.


P. S. Did this one already a while ago, too rich for my taste and needs some ice cream..

Enjoy, K.

recipe from “Kūkas” by M. Neri


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