Chocolate cake

Today, we’ve celebrated my baby girl’s fifth birthday. She’s an amazing kid. Always up for a laugh. Childishly witty. Full of great ideas. Extremely cuddlesome. A bundle of joy, really. A perfect girl deserves a perfect cake for her birthday. And what suits that occasion better than a cake chosen the best chocolate cake in Switzerland?

Melt 300 g dark chocolate and 100 g butter. Whisk 5 egg whites and a pinch of salt until stiff. Add 50 g sugar. Beat 5 egg yolks and 50 g sugar until fluffy. Mix the chocolate with the egg yolks and carefully fold in the egg white. Transfer to a mold and bake for 25 minutes at 180Β°C.

Allow to cool and serve as is or – as I did – dust with powdered sugar, decorate with fresh raspberries, primula petals and mint leaves and serve with honey flavored whipped heavy cream.

Grattis pΓ₯ fΓΆdelsedagen, Γ€lskling!

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14 Comments Add yours

  1. portapatetcormagis says:

    What a yummy cake!
    Happy birthday to the little girl πŸŽ‚πŸŽΆ

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  2. Mums! says:

    Thank you, sweety 😘

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  3. juliadeniro says:

    Happy Birthday to your little girl! I bet she enjoyed her cake.

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  4. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much, sweety πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜ She enjoyed it, indeed. I’ll probably have to bake another one quite soon πŸ˜‚

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  5. Natasha says:

    Great recipe. I’ll definitely have to make it for my little girl sometime. She’s a big fan of dark chocolate (like her mom) ☺ Happy Birthday to your little one!

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  6. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much, dear Natasha πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜

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  7. Auguri! All the best to your girl!

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  8. Mums! says:

    Grazie mille, bella πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜ That’s so kind of you 😊

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  9. lfish64 says:

    Looks delicious πŸ‘πŸΌ

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  10. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much, dear πŸ™πŸ» It truly was πŸ˜‹

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  11. This is so delicious :)))

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  12. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much for your comment πŸ™πŸ» Glad you like it ☺️

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  13. Yes, please and thank you and now! Oh and happy birthday!!

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  14. Mums! says:

    Thank you so much, my dear πŸ˜˜πŸ™πŸ»

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