Chocolate Mini Cakes

I enjoyed this great recipe one evening with Italian friends whilst in Pisa. Lorenzo, owner, helped choose the wine to accompany each course and a few bottles to take away with us from his expansive range of fine wines sold from his Enoteca (wine cellar). I do hope to return. Particular thanks to Giacomo!

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

220g 85% dark chocolate

120g Butter

20g Flour

40g Cocoa powder

130g Icing sugar

4 eggs (medium size)

Pinch of salt

Melt the chocolate in a bain-marie. As soon as it is completlely melted remove from heat and add the butter in little pieces. Stir until butter has completely melted.

Wait until cold and add the eggs one at a time, the pinch of salt, the flour, cocoa and the icing sugar.

Grease the little cake tins with butter and fill them with the mixture.

Cover and store in the fridge for 3-4 hours.

Cook in the oven at 200 degrees for exactly 16 minutes. Take out of the oven and let them rest for 2-3 minutes and serve.

Suggested accompanying wine:

• Anghelu Ruju Riserva 1997 SELLA & MOSCA

• Barolo Chinato CAPPELLANO

• Ramos Pinto Porto LBV 1997 or 98 RAMOS PINTO

• Lustau Almacenista Fine Sherry Wine

• A good Rhum

Enoteca Il Connubio

Piazza San Paolo All'Orton. 1

56127 Pisa

Italy

Chocolate Traveller Notes

I recommend all 85% dark chocolate bars as this recipes requires a high cocoa hit with a robust and low acid, dark chocolate:

Michel Cluizel, Grand Noir 85%

Chocolate Trading Co., Afrique 85%

Valrhona Abinao 85%

Tagged
Chocolate Trading Co
Michel Cluizel
Valrhona
Dark chocolate bars
Cooking & couverture chocolate

Bundle bar offers!

Save up to 20% off the best chocolate bars in the world.

michel cluizel dark bar offer

From £20.95
 

 'One of the slickest & most taste-tantalising websites I have stepped into - strongly recommendedgoodfood logo smaller

 

 'The best chocolate in the world' As featured in

the time logo

 

Specific date delivery

Order now and choose a future delivery date to suit you.

calendar for tile

From just £5.95

Standard p&p from just £3.95

 

Don't miss out..

offer symbol for tile

Get special offers, news & discounts by email.

 

Chocolate ingredients

Buy cooking chocolate ingredients & decorations

Milk chocolate chips 

Delivery from just £3.95
 

Easter Eggs & Gifts

Buy luxury chocolate Easter eggs & Easter novelty gifts

organic, chocolate easter egg

 Buy luxury chocolates & gifts online for delivery by post from our award winning website

Welcome to Chocolate Trading Co. Sign in.Register with us

my basket (0 items)Total £0.00

Delivery   |   Customer Services        Tel: 08700 508244   mon-fri  9-6pm