Hi Virginia. Hi Alix. Hi Karolina. The cakes are rather dense and moist, not airy like a sponge cake, so they are not particularly tall, but they should not be completely flat either. Was the oven preheated and did you bake the cakes immediately after stirring the batter? What an OMG cake!!!! The gateau looks really impressive, one would think you’d have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen and use some fancy ingredients to make it, but don’t worry, making this particular cake is a “piece of cake”, everything is stirred in no time and the filling must be one of the easiest I know. No, you can definitely NOT substitute baking powder for baking soda, they have different effect on the cake. No, that is not gelatine, gelatine would not do well here. If you are worrying that the cake is too sweet, don’t, for some reason, although there is so much sugar in it, the cake is not overly sweet. Let the cakes get cold on a wire rack, wrap them tightly in plastic foil to prevent them from drying out and keep refrigerated until the next day. I bake the cakes together because I have a convection oven. I just baked this recipe and it’s divine. It turned out flat, compact and not edible…. Hi Amanda. Add egg substitute mixture to chocolate mixture, stirring well with a wire whisk. Roll out the second disk into the same thickness and place over the pan. Hi, some questions: 1) I have the sugar in everything I bake eg cookies and was thinking of cutting this to 300g, do you think it would be ok? Place one cake layer on a cake platter. Add the butter and the vanilla extract to the hot chocolate milk mixture and continue cooking and stirring until the butter is completely melted about 3 minutes. I leave it on all day long as I’m working in the house. Pour over the chopped chocolate and stir until completely melted and smooth. This is amazing cake ?Thank you very much. Can you tell me what size cake tins you used? Pour this mixture, slowly, over the dry ingredients whisking with an electric mixer at very low speed. Thanks. If one cake waits so long to be baked, it will not rise anymore in the oven, so it is better to only make the batter just before you can put the cake in the oven. By shirleyo. Chocolate gateau – a sinfully delicious chocolate cake layered with a chocolate-heavy cream filling. To your questions: You will find lots of Romanian and German recipes, but not only. deeeeeply dark chocolate cake and a super smooth frosting too! However, I have never baked it in a bundt pan, so I cannot say for sure how that will turn out. Great recipe for Chocolate gateau. (Mixture will thinly coat pan.) Pour the … Pour batter into prepared pan. Many thanks. Invert the cake onto a pretty cake platter and cool completely before serving decorated as you wish. To make the cake start by preheating the oven to 180 degrees Celsius/ 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Using your fingers, press dough into place in pan. https://www.sbs.com.au/food/recipes/hestons-exploding-chocolate-gateau Hi Ebi. Hello! Reviewed by millions of home cooks. Add a tiny dash of your favorite liqueur to the cake batter to bring a grown-up feel to the cake, of course, this is for adults only. The filling for the chocolate gateau is a very simple and versatile one. Drape the pastry over the prepared pan. Last time I made a chocolate cake where recipe asked for hot water it made strange reaction almost immediately after pouring the water into the batter. In my experience, this peaks happen mostly when baking nut cakes. Was delicious ? Get it free when you sign up for our newsletter! Should I take it out from fridge earlier before assembling cake? 3) do you bake both cakes at the same time? Brian Hagiwara / Photodisc / Getty Images. The cake was perfect but something went wrong with the ganache, I have used what in Italy we call “cooking cream” it is a very heavy cream, maybe TOO heavy… What is the correct percentage of fats in the cream you use for this recipe? If you don’t have a convection/hot air oven and the cake pans don’t fit together one next to the other (not stacked) in the regular oven, then it is better to split the recipe and mix the batter twice. Happy baking! Place into the center of the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick pulls out moist crumbs when inserted near the center of the torte. From simple healthy soups to sumptuous cakes for special occasions, all our recipes have been tried and loved by our family and our friends. The batter became super gooey but I baked it anyway. Just amazing: chocolate, a dense moist cake sandwiched with this wonderful, luscious cream.... 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