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Chocolate Fudge Cake

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Chocolate Fudge Cake

The chocolate cream recipe is an Asian version of chocolate ganache where Hoen Kwee powder is used. With the use of agar powder, the cream sets nicely and can also be piped as decorations.

Prep. Time
40 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1hr 25 min

Egg Yolks                                  8
Bake King Optima Mix    225g
Hong Kong Flour              100g
Cocoa Powder                  1 tbsp
Baking Soda                    1/2 tsp
Chocolate Emulco           3 tbsp
Vanilla Essence                1 tbsp
Corn Oil                              175ml
Water or Fresh                  175ml
Chocolate Milk

Egg Whites                            8
Sugar                                     175g
Cream of Tartar               1/2tsp

Chocolate Topping
Water                            900ml
Sugar                               250g
Cooking Chocolate         175g
Instant Jelly powder    1 tbsp
Salt                                1/4 tsp

Tepung Hoen Kwee       1 pkt
Cocoa Powder                1 tsp
Water                            400ml


1. Whisk egg yolks with chocolate emulco, vanilla essence with a hand whisk. Add in corn oil and water or chocolate milk if using. Mix well.
2. Sift Hong Kong flour, cocoa powder and baking soda into the egg yolk mixture. Add in Optima Mix. Combine using hand whisk and put aside.
3. Whisk egg white with cream of tartar till foamy. Add in sugar and whisk till firm peaks.
4. Add the meringue into the egg yolk mixture in 3 portions, mixing well using a spatula. There should not be visible white streaks.
5. Pour mixture into two baking trays of 11″ x 11″ x 3″ each.
6. Bake at 180°C for 30-35minutes.

Chocolate Topping
1. Place ingredients A in a pot and bring to boil.
2. While cooking A, mix ingredients B in a bowl. Add ingredients B to the chocolate mixture when it boils. Stir til it thickens and coats the back of the spoon.

1. Sandwich the 2 layers of cake with chocolate topping and coat the cake with chocolate cream. Decorate the top of the cake with chocolate flakes.


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