This is the perfect everyday chocolate cake. It’s straightforward and reliable. It’s the recipe you’ll use when all you want is a good, simple chocolate cake. It’s light, moist, and filled with a deep chocolate flavor.
makes one 9″ cake | recipe from sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh
– I used a mini bundt cake pan and the leftover batter went into a muffin pan, both pans were rubbed with butter and then floured
– if you use a mini bundt cake pan, check the cakes after 10- 15 minutes
The ganache can be stored at room temperature, providing it’s not too warm, for 3 days or kept in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. It can also be frozen, although it will lose a bit of its shine when defrosted.
With or without icing, the cake will keep well for 4 to 5 days in an airtight container.
Keywords: chocolate cake, ottolenghi, dark chocolate, chocolate ganache, simple cake