The Most Elegant Chocolate Layer Cake

This is the most elegant Chocolate Layer Cake and a decadent chocolate dessert, by far one of the best chocolate cakes ever. It is moist and rich, with thin layers of chocolate sponge cake brushed with espresso coffee, an irresistible chocolate and cream cheese frosting and a silky chocolate ganache topping.

Makes 8 -12 servings

Chocolate Sponge Cake
8 eggs
1 cup (200g) sugar , divided
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
1/2 cup (60g) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (60g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp (2g) baking powder
1/2 tsp (2g) salt
For brushing the chocolate sponge layers
3.5 fl.oz (100ml) espresso coffee , room temperature


Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting
8.5 oz (240g) semisweet chocolate
2/3 cup (160g) whipping cream
10 oz (300g) cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 cup (60g) powdered sugar
2 tbsp (16g) unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp (5g) vanilla extract
1 ⅔ cup (400g) whipping cream (35% fat) , chilled


Chocolate Ganache
7 oz (200g) semisweet chocolate
7 oz (200g) whipping cream

CHEWY Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Chocolate coffee Dessert box | no bake | no egg

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