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Recipe for Schokolade Kuchen (Chocolate cake)

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Schokolade Kuchen (Chocolate Cake)

Recipe and picture by Betty-Bossi, used with permission.

Ingredients for a form with 24 cm (approx. 10 inches) diameter:

Preparation:

  1. Stir margarine until foam-like.
  2. Add sugar, yellow of the 6 eggs, salt and vanilla sugar, stir again.
  3. Dissolve chocolate in 3 tablespoons of water and add to the mixture.
  4. Add almonds and biscuits.
  5. Stir the white of the 6 eggs until stiff, add to the mixture and mix well.
  6. Grease form with margarine, pour mixture into form.
  7. Bake on lowest position in oven at 180°C (356°F) for 50 to 60 minutes.

Frosting:

  1. Mix powder sugar with 4 tablespoons of water. Put 1 tablespoon aside.
  2. Add chocolate powder to the rest of the mixture, add a few drops of water and stir.
  3. Let cake cool off after baking. Pour chocolate mixture evenly over cake.
  4. Form a small, funnel-shaped paper with a tiny opening. Put the mixture set aside in 1. into paper and draw 8 concentric circles on cake.
  5. Use a small knife and pull 8 lines from the center towards the edge and 8 lines from the edge towards the center alternating.

Hint: Store chocolate cake in the refrigerator.

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