Chocolate Cake Recipe
Chocolate Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C) and place
rack in center of oven.
an ungreased 8 inch (20 cm) square cake pan, stir together the flour, sugar,
sifted cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add the melted butter, water, lemon juice, and vanilla extract. With a fork, mix
all the ingredients together until well blended.
Bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until the cake springs back when
lightly pressed and a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out
clean. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
Frosting: Place the chopped chocolate, cream, and butter in a
heatproof bowl. Place over a saucepan of simmering water and melt until smooth.
Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature until it is of pouring
consistency. Then pour the frosting over the cooled cake. Let stand until
frosting has thickened.
Serves 8 - 10
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1/2 cups (195 grams) all purpose
1 cup (200 grams) granulated white
1/4 cup (25 grams) unsweetened
cocoa powder (not Dutch-processed),
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup (75 grams) unsalted
1 cup (240 ml)
tablespoon lemon juice (or vinegar)
1 teaspoon pure
6 ounces (170 grams)
3/4 cup (180 ml) heavy cream
(double cream) (35% butterfat)
1 tablespoon unsalted
butter, room temperature