Chocolate Truffle Cake

Happy New Year 2017 to all my readers and friends ..May this year be filled with lots of joy and blessings ..On this first day of this beautiful year sharing with you all a Chocolate  truffle cake a rich moist chocolaty cake which just melts in the mouth .Chocolate truffle cake is hubby's favourite so had to make this on our anniversary .It was simply delish .Moist cake with lip smacking chocolate ganache .
The taste was super  yummy i have used perfect chocolate cake recipe fpr the cake and sandwiched it and covered it with ganache .The little rosettes is whipped cream with little ganache .The cake was enjoyed by all my family members and neighbours .I also made a swiss roll which will soon be on the blog .

For the cake
2 eggs
1 3/4 cup flour/maida
3/4 cup cocoa
2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup oil
1 cup boiling water
1 cup milk
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda  
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla essence
Foe the ganache
400 gms dark chocolate
400 ml fresh cream .

1/2 cup whipped cream for rosettes .

Line two 9" pan with parchment and grease it with oil /butter .
Preheat oven at 180 degree for 10 minutes .
Sift flour ,baking powder ,baking soda ,salt ,cocoa powder thrice and keep aside .
In a bowl mix sugar and sifted flour .
Add milk ,oil and eggs and mix it well with a beater or a whisk until well combined .
Lastly add boiling water and mix .
Pour the batter in the prepared pan ,the batter will be thinking and look runny  need not to worry .
Bake for 30-35 minutes at 180 degree Celsius until the toothpick comes out clean .
Allow the cake to cool completely .

Prepare the ganache
Scald the cream over med flame ,until bubble appears at the edges .
Add the chopped chocolate and let it sit for sometime .
Mix well with a spatula until chocolate melts and is mixed with the cream .

Sandwich the cake with a dollop of ganache spread it all over .
Place the cake and cover it with ganache
Decorate as you want ,I have made rosettes with whipped cream mixed with ganache using a star noozzle
Let the cake set for an hour before you cut and enjoy the moist delicious chocolate truffle .

I have used 2 , 9 inch tin you can make it one cake tin 9*13*2

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  1. Super yummy cake!! Happy New Year Gloria!!

  2. Can you please tell me the measurements of flour and sugar in grams please

  3. And one more thing can I make half the recipe in a 6 inch pan for a smaller cake
    Please help

  4. You can half the recipe ..Please Google for the measurements in grams cos for this recipe I have used cup mesurement

  5. Happy new year.. What a sweet way to start the year. Truffle cake looks fantastic.. All ur bakes r simply awesome

  6. Oh goodness! Just looking at how chocolaty the cake is...

  7. What a way to greet New Year. This cake made me truly happy.

  8. This is such a beautiful cake!!! Great start for a New Year blog post!

  9. Gorgeous cake!!! Happy new year!

  10. Looks so tempting!! I had to go and buy a small one after looking at the cake, coz I just had to have it at that very moment, no time to bake..hehe! :D

  11. such a pretty cake...I want a piece plzzz

  12. Wow what a lovely chocolaty cake!!

  13. Hello.... For ganache, do we need to switch off the heat once cream starts getting bubble n then add chocolate..

  14. Did you add anything else to the whipped cream to make rosettes please

  15. Hi. What else did you add to the whipped cream to make rosettes? It looks a bit chocolatey

    1. Hi ..
      I have mentioned in the recipe that I have used little Ganache with the whipped cream for rosettes

  16. Hi,
    Where was the powdered sugar used?

    1. Hi i have mentioned in the recipe please check.
      Mix sugar and flour