Baking with Superfoods

Chocolate and Strawberry Cake

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Health Score:
4,6 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 5 h. 30 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

Strawberries not only sweeten our early summer, but also have a lot to offer in terms of health: Certain aromatic substances from the red fruit can have a cancer-preventing effect. Strawberries also score points with immune-boosting vitamin C and the mineral iron, which is beneficial in cases of anaemia, among other things.

Depending on the season, you can also prepare the cake with other soft fruits - how about fresh blueberries or raspberries, for example?

Ingredients

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Ingredients
4 eggs
100 grams sugar
1 tablespoon Vanilla sugar
80 grams Pastry flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
40 grams cornstarch
For the filling
600 milliliters Whipped cream
1 packet whipped cream stabilizer
2 tablespoons Vanilla sugar
300 grams Strawberries
400 grams Dark couverture chocolate
nice Strawberries (for decoration)
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Preparation steps

1.

Line the bottom of a springform pan with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).

2.

Separate the eggs. Beat the yolk with half the sugar and the vanilla sugar until creamy.

3.

Beat the egg white until stiff and sprinkle over the remaining sugar. Lift the egg white with a mixing spoon into the egg yolk batter. Mix the flour with the cocoa and cornstarch and add to egg batter.

4.

Pour batter into the springform pan, smooth the surface and bake in preheated oven for about 30 minutes (check level of cooking with a toothpick). Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Carefully cut in edges along springform pan with a thin knife and pounce the cake on a kitchen grill. Allow to cool. Cut into the cake twice horizontally to make 3 layers.

5.

For the filling: Beat 400 ml of whipped cream until stiff. Rinse, clean and halve the strawberries. Crush the dark chocolate and melt over a hot water bath.

6.

Brush the lower layer with a little chocolate, approximately 1/3 of the whipped cream and sprinkle half the strawberries. Coat the middle layer with chocolate, spread 1/3 of the whipped cream and sprinkle the remaining strawberries. Attach the top layer and press down gently. Add the remaining chocolate with 200 ml of the cream mix (slightly warm again if needed) and the remaining whipped cream. Coat the cake with the chocolate mixture and top with whole strawberries.

7.

Chill at least 1 hour before cutting and serving.