Impress your guests with this decadent Gâteau Chocolat.
- Makes : 8-10 |
- Difficulty: a little effort
- Prep Time : 20 mins |
- Cook Time : 50 mins
150 g 70%-cocoa best quality chocolate, melted
1 cup (250 ml) cream
Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease a 23 cm loose-bottomed springform baking tin.
Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
Cream the butter and sugar together. Mix in the vanilla extract. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Gently fold in ground almonds and cornflour, and then melted chocolate, and mix until well combined. Pour mixture into prepared baking tin and bake for 50 minutes. Cool on a rack.
Remove from the tin and place on a cake plate. Mix the melted chocolate and cream together and spread over the cake. Decorate with chocolate-dipped roses.
To make chocolate-dipped roses, clean roses and dip them into melted and cooled chocolate. Chill on greased baking paper until set.