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Mirror Glaze Double Chocolate Cake

Mirror Glaze Double Chocolate Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 55

Total Time : 70

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • 2 cup all purpose flour

  • 140g chopped dark or semi sweet chocolate

  • 1/2 cup strong coffee at room temperature

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

  • 4 eggs at room temperature

  • 200g soft unsalted butter

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 13/4 cup sugar

  • 2 teaspoon Sprig Natural vanilla extract

  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder additional for dusting

  • 2 cups chopped white chocolate

  • 1 cup single cream

  • 1 cup Nutral or Glaze gel

  • 5-6 drops white food colouring or as required

  • 2-3 drops red food colouring

Directions

  • 01

    Grease two cake pans with butter and cocoa powder. dust off excess and preheat oven to 160

  • 02

    Sieve flour, baking powder, cocoa powder,baking soda and salt.Keep it aside

  • 03

    Heat cream and coffee in a bowl. Add this mixture to chopped chocolate. Rest for 1 minute

  • 04

    Add vanilla extract and whisk chocolate mix until lump free

  • 05

    In a bowl, blend butter and sugar for 4-5 minutes

  • 06

    Add eggs, 1 at a time and blend until smooth and creamy

  • 07

    Alternatively add dry ingredients and chocolate mixture and blend until well combined

  • 08

    Pour mixture into prepared pans

  • 09

    Bake for 50-60 minutes until done

  • 10

    Cool cake for 25 minutes. Demould and cool completely. place cake on serving tray. apply whipped cream on top. place another cake on top

  • 11

    Now do whipped cream frosting, smooth it and freeze cake for 4-5 hours. this is essential step

  • 12

    Using double boiler method, melt chocolate and cream. Whisk until lump free

  • 13

    Cool slightly. Sieve this chocolate mixture so that any lumps remaining should be taken off

  • 14

    While chocolate mixture is still luke warm, add glaze gel and mix well

  • 15

    Divide mixture into 3 bowls, first being largest, second medium and third bowl, little chocolate. In third bowl, add red food colouring and mix well

  • 16

    In second bowl add white colour and red colour. Mix well

  • 17

    In first bowl, add white colour and mix well

  • 18

    In case mixture had started thickening, you can microwave it and bring to room temperature

  • 19

    Now take frozen cake out. Place tin over a big tray

  • 20

    Placd cake over tin.

  • 21

    Now add white mixture to mix white red mixture and without mixing start pouring it over the cake until cake is well covered

  • 22

    Now add little red colour mixture and using spatula lightly glaze it

  • 23

    Any leftover mixture can be chilled for 1 month

  • 24

    Use any food colouring fof glazing cake

  • 25

    Now chill cake for 2-3 hours

  • 26

    Slice and serve

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