Saturday, October 9, 2010

John's 70th birthday cake

John’s 70th birthday cake
200 g of chopped walnuts
130 caster sugar
120 g organic dark chocolate
100 g organic butter
50 g organic flour
3 organic eggs
3 tablespoons of espresso
1 teaspoon of baking powder
Icing sugar

Melt butter and chocolate “bain marie”.  In a bowl whisk eggs and sugar until the mixture is spongy and soft. Add sieved flour and baking powder and a pinch of salt. Fold in also walnuts, warm chocolate/butter melted and coffee. Pour the mixture in a greased cake tin and bake 180C for 30 minutes. Let cake cool on a grid and then sprinkle with icing sugar.
Happy Birthday John!!!!

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