{Gateau au Chocolat} - Cyril Lignac
 
 
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Ingredients:
Cake:
  • 200g dark chocolate, melted and chilled
  • 250g mascarpone cheese, room temperature
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 75g powdered sugar
  • 40g flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
Glaze:
  • 80g dark chocolate
  • 80ml heavy cream
Directions:
Cake:
  1. Mix the mascarpone cheese for a few minutes until creamy and smooth.
  2. Add the dark chocolate and mix well then stir in the eggs, one by one.
  3. Stir in the sugar and mix well then fold in the flour and salt.
  4. Spoon the batter into a 20x20cm square pan.
  5. Level the batter and bake in the preheated oven at 350F - 180C for about 20 minutes until well risen and set.
  6. Allow to cool completely then transfer on a platter.
Glaze:
  1. Bring the cream to a boil in a saucepan.
  2. Pour the cream over the chocolate then let it set for a few minutes.
  3. Mix well until smooth and shiny.
  4. Pour the glaze over the cake and level it well.
  5. Place the cake in the fridge for at least 1 hour before cutting into small cubes.
  6. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream or fresh fruits.
Recipe by Pastry Workshop at https://pastry-workshop.com/gateau-au-chocolat-cyril-lignac/