Eggless Truffle cake Recipe

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Eggless Truffle cake
How to make Eggless Truffle cake
  • Chef: Rashna Elavia
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

With layers of dark chocolate ganache and soft sponge, this eggless truffle cake comes close to heaven.

Ingredients of Eggless Truffle cake

  • For the base sponge:
  • 800 ml milk
  • 300 ml curd
  • 600 ml clarified butter
  • 1 kg caster sugar
  • 1100 gm refined flour
  • 100 gm cocoa powder
  • 25 gm baking powder
  • 6 gm baking soda
  • For the Ganache:
  • 200 ml cream
  • 200 gm dark chocolate
  • Orange zest

How to Make Eggless Truffle cake

  • 1.Whisk the milk, curd, melted butter and caster sugar until the sugar dissolves.
  • 2.Sift the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder to aerate the mix.
  • 3.Fold in the dry mix gently with a rubber spatula ensuring the batter is lump- free.
  • 4.Pour the batter in a greased baking mould.
  • 5.Bake the mix in a preheated oven at 220°C for 20-25 minutes.
  • 6.To check if the sponge is baked, insert a knife in the centre and pull out slowly, it is baked if the knife comes out clean.
  • For the Ganache:
  • 1.Bring the cream to a boil and pour it over the chopped chocolate and orange zest, let it rest for 2 minutes before stirring.
  • 2.Then stir till the chocolate is melted, well combined and smooth.
  • Assembly:
  • 1.Cut the sponge into three equal parts horizontally.
  • 2.Apply sugar syrup on the sponge to moisten the cake .
  • 3.Spread the chocolate ganache evenly on the sponge and place the second sponge on top of it; repeat the process till all the three sponges are layered evenly.
  • 4.Finally spread the ganache on the top layer and give it finishing touches.
  • 5.Decorate it well with chocolate garnishes.