Mocha Layer Cake

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Mocha Layer Cake
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
534
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie534 kcal(25 %)
Protein6.52 g(7 %)
Fat38.43 g(33 %)
Carbohydrates40.79 g(27 %)
Sugar added12.57 g(50 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A265.47 mg(33,184 %)
Vitamin D0.93 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E2.08 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁0.12 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₂0.21 mg(19 %)
Niacin1.93 mg(16 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate42.19 μg(14 %)
Pantothenic acid0.36 mg(6 %)
Biotin0.54 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.48 μg(16 %)
Vitamin C0.16 mg(0 %)
Potassium285.93 mg(7 %)
Calcium98.73 mg(10 %)
Magnesium80.63 mg(27 %)
Iron4.7 mg(31 %)
Iodine19 μg(10 %)
Zinc1.27 mg(16 %)
Saturated fatty acids23 g
Cholesterol110.49 mg
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Ingredients

for
1
For the cake
¾ cup
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
3
1 ½ cups
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon
For the filling and coating
1.333 cups
cream (48% fat)
1 tablespoon
14 ounces
plain Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids, broken)
cup
To decorate
How healthy are the main ingredients?
egg

Preparation steps

1.
For the cake: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Grease 2 x 20cm|8" sandwich cake tins and line the bases with non-stick baking paper.
2.
Cream the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and creamy.
3.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time, alternately with a spoonful of flour.
4.
Fold in the remaining flour with the vanilla and water until blended and smooth.
5.
Divide between the tins and bake for 20-25 minutes until risen and firm to the touch. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
6.
For the filling and coating: heat the cream and coffee granules in a pan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the chocolate. Stand for a few minutes until melted. Beat in the butter until thick and glossy. Cover and chill until it begins to thicken slightly. Whisk the thickened mixture until fluffy and smooth.
7.
Sandwich the cakes together with some of the chocolate cream. Spread the remaining cream over the top and sides of the cake.
8.
Decorate with chocolate curls.