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    saim is offline Assistant Cook
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    Default how to make a chocolate?

    "Hey...
    Here is recipe of chocolate cake...
    Ingredients
    cup (110 g) butter, softened
    1+ cup (275 g) sugar
    2 eggs
    1+ cup (140 g) all-purpose flour
    cup (50 g) unsweetened cocoa powder, natural
    teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    cup (1.8 dl) buttermilk
    Ingredients for filling
    cup Kirschwasser (Kirsch/cherry brandy), optional
    2 cans (14 oz or 400 g) cherry pie filling or pitted cherries
    3 cups (7.2 dl) heavy whipping cream, chilled
    cup confectioners' sugar
    Milk chocolate curls or shavings, for garnish
    Maraschino cherries or sweet cherries, for garnish, optional
    Method
    Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).
    Line a 9 inch (23 cm) cake pan with greaseproof or other non-stick paper.
    With an electric mixer, beat the softened butter with sugar until white and fluffy.
    Add one egg at a time, mix well between each egg.
    Add sifted flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla extract and buttermilk, and mix until the batter is smooth.
    Transfer to a cake pan and bake at 350 degrees just until set in the middle, approximately 45-60 minutes. A wooden pick inserted in center should come out with just a few moist crumbs on it. Do not over-bake!
    When cake is cool, use a long serrated knife to cut the cake horizontally into 3 equal layers. It is easier to cut if kept in a refrigerator for a few hours before cutting.
    Filling
    Drain cherry pie filling in a colander to remove most of the thickened juices.
    Beat the whipping cream with confectioners' sugar until it thickens.
    Using a vegetable peeler, shave chocolate; refrigerate until the cake is assembled.
    Assembling
    Sprinkle each layer of the cake with Kirschwasser.
    Place one cake layer on a serving plate.
    Spread about one fifth of the whipped cream on the layer, and strew half of the cherries on top of the whipped cream.
    Add the second cake layer.
    Spread one fifth of the whipped cream on the second layer and the remaining cherries on top.
    Add the third cake layer.
    Spread one fifth of the whipped cream on top and one fifth on the sides. Gently press chocolate curls on the sides and/or on top of the cake.
    saim

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    Eugene is offline Assistant Cook
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    Hi Saim,
    Yummy looking chocolate recipe and luckily found all the ingredients in stock so will try chocolate recipe tonight and will share my thoughts soon. Chocolate is great antioxidant and helps in losing weight by burning fat. Chocolate prevents from tooth decay and depression.

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    I like chocolate especially dark chocolate because it has an anti-oxidants and it reduces blood pressure. It helps in the proper functioning of your cardiovascular system.The only reminder that I can share it whatever the excess of intake of dark chocolate can harm you.


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    Everyone love chocolates and specially child.Chocolates have a lot of potential health benefits as it works as an anti-oxidants..I am in love to Dark Chocolate and always used to make at special occasions.A single bite of dark choco give me a lot satisfaction..

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    miamicupcake is offline Assistant Cook
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    I'm so in love with that chocolate since when I was a child. I want something new--a new catch on taste, perhaps? or maybe add nuts?

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    joeve09 is offline Assistant Cook
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    Quote Originally Posted by saim View Post
    "Hey...
    Here is recipe of chocolate cake...
    Ingredients
    cup (110 g) butter, softened
    1+ cup (275 g) sugar
    2 eggs
    1+ cup (140 g) all-purpose flour
    cup (50 g) unsweetened cocoa powder, natural
    teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    cup (1.8 dl) buttermilk
    Ingredients for filling
    cup Kirschwasser (Kirsch/cherry brandy), optional
    2 cans (14 oz or 400 g) cherry pie filling or pitted cherries
    3 cups (7.2 dl) heavy whipping cream, chilled
    cup confectioners' sugar
    Milk chocolate curls or shavings, for garnish
    Maraschino cherries or sweet cherries, for garnish, optional
    Method
    Preheat oven to 350 deg F (Gas mark 4 or 180 deg C).
    Line a 9 inch (23 cm) cake pan with greaseproof or other non-stick paper.
    With an electric mixer, beat the softened butter with sugar until white and fluffy.
    Add one egg at a time, mix well between each egg.
    Add sifted flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla extract and buttermilk, and mix until the batter is smooth.
    Transfer to a cake pan and bake at 350 degrees just until set in the middle, approximately 45-60 minutes. A wooden pick inserted in center should come out with just a few moist crumbs on it. Do not over-bake!
    When cake is cool, use a long serrated knife to cut the cake horizontally into 3 equal layers. It is easier to cut if kept in a refrigerator for a few hours before cutting.
    Filling
    Drain cherry pie filling in a colander to remove most of the thickened juices.
    Beat the whipping cream with confectioners' sugar until it thickens.
    Using a vegetable peeler, shave chocolate; refrigerate until the cake is assembled.
    Assembling
    Sprinkle each layer of the cake with Kirschwasser.
    Place one cake layer on a serving plate.
    Spread about one fifth of the whipped cream on the layer, and strew half of the cherries on top of the whipped cream.
    Add the second cake layer.
    Spread one fifth of the whipped cream on the second layer and the remaining cherries on top.
    Add the third cake layer.
    Spread one fifth of the whipped cream on top and one fifth on the sides. Gently press chocolate curls on the sides and/or on top of the cake.
    saim
    hi saim,this is joeve09...You have a nice recipe that share to us.I will try it tomorrow and thanks for the recipe.

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    rickymartin is offline Assistant Cook
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    thanks for shearing ur ideas about chocolate.

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    ronaldgonzalez876 is offline Assistant Cook
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    I really love chocolate... Thanks for sharing us how to prepare chocolate cake... try to make one.... Dying to taste it!!!!

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    stevenelson is offline Assistant Cook
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    Well i am also fond of chocolate which has very delicious taste . Moreover, I have found your recipe of chocolate very useful and simple to prepare as well . I also know that due to more calories in chocolate there is a risk of weight gain in body but i can not leave to eat chocolate . I would also try to make this at home .

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    Phyllis is offline Assistant Cook
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    Cool! I didn't know chocolate need so many steps! Thanks for sharing!

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