Chocolate and butter cake

Chocolate and butter cake on a plate

Who doesn’t like chocolate cake! This delicious chocolate and butter cake it’s simple to prepare, with few ingredients, topped in the end with a delicious chocolate cream!

Chocolate and butter cake | Food From PortugalChocolate and butter cake | Food From Portugal

Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Recipes
Servings:: 14 slices
Prep Time:25 m
Cook Time:40 m
Total Time:1:05 h
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    For the cake:

  • 5 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 1/4 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 150 grams (2/3 cup) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 100 grams (3/4 cup) chocolate powder
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) butter to room temperature
  • For the cream:

  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) whipping cream


  1. For the cake:
    Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (22 x 7 centimeters (8 2/3 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some flour.
  2. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the eggs, sugar and butter until obtain a homogeneous mixture. Add the chocolate powder and mix for 3 to 4 minutes until it’s nicely incorporated. Reduce the mixer speed to low, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and beat until a creamy and homogeneous mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared panChocolate and butter cake | Food From Portugal and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 to 45 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Remove the cake from the oven and unmold onto a plate. Let cool completely.
  5. For the cream:
    Place the chocolate broken into pieces and the butter on a bowl and melt in microwave. Remove from microwave and whisk until a creamy mixture. Add the cream and mix until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture.
  6. Cover the cake with the cream, garnish with grated chocolate and serve.
Chocolate and butter cake
Nutrition facts
Serves 14 slices
Per Serving:
Calories 232
Total Fat 11 g(14%)
Saturated Fat 4.5 g(22%)
Cholesterol 64 mg(21%)
Sodium 77 mg(3%)
Total Carbohydrate 31 g(11%)
Protein 7.5 g

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