Ingredients and Instruction – Chocolate Birthday  Cake 

  • 4 heaping tablespoons high-quality cocoa.
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 4 bags of vanilla sugar or 1 and a half or quality vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup oil
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 2 cups plain white flour
  • 1 bag of baking powder
  1. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well until a ceramic dough is obtained
  2. 5 egg whites + half a cup of sugar whisk to a firm but not too hard foam. And add to the bowl of the batter in folding motions.
  3. Pour the batter into a 28 cm diameter mold (can also be made at 26 cm)
  4. Bake at 170 degrees
  5. Give it a drop to cool while it is hot perforate with a toothpick and pour the syrup.

1 tablespoon brandy
Half a glass of boiling water
1 tablespoon sugar

Melt and drizzle over the cake with a spoon.

200 grams of dark chocolate 70% cocoa
2/3 can 250g sweet cream (two thirds)
30 grams of butter

Melt and pour over the cake.


Questions and Answers –  Chocolate Cake

Question: How much sugar in total?
Answer: A glass and a half. Even one cup can suffice, half in egg white and half in cake.

Question: Which cup?
Answer: There are measuring cups for cakes, if you do not have one then take a disposable cup of hot drink.

Question: If you bake at 170 ° then for how long?
Answer: Each one and its oven I bake between 50 and 55 minutes 170 degrees in a 28-inch pan.

Question: Pour the syrup right after removing the cake from the oven? And after how long to cover with the chocolate layer?
Answer: Let the cake cool a bit and when it is still a little warm with a spoon I moisten it and immediately after drizzle the chocolate.

Question: How did you make the shapes on the cream?
Answer: With a spoon. You take the spoon in the part that fills the soup and with it goes line by line in a gentle mash.

Question: Expecting the cake from the glass you took down?
Answer: Make in a mold 26 If you remove a glass from the batter…. Preferably a melted chocolate coating with sweet cream and butter.

Question: Can prepare 20 in diameter?
Answer: Yes. And what is left you will do in muffin tins.

Question: Did you write that you can take a cup from the cake, how do you add it to the cream?
Answer: Yes. Instead of chocolate.

Question: Do you put the rest of the sweet cream into the cake?
Answer: No. The sweet cream is meant for the chocolate sauce over the cake.

Question: Boiling water?
Answer: Yes. Boiling water with sugar melts it with brandy.

Question: Is it possible without the syrup or something that replaces the brandy?
Answer: It is possible without the brandy, you can instead of rum extract brandy if you like.