Cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries

Cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries on a plate

This is one of those cakes that is perfect for serving at a party. It's a cocoa cake spread and filled with whipped cream and berries. The combination of bitter and sweet flavors adds a special touch to a cake that is simple to prepare and has an excellent presentation. Bon appetit!!!

Slice of cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries on a plate

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Eggs, dark brown sugar, cocoa powder, flour, cream, berries

HOW TO MAKE COCOA CAKE WITH WHIPPED CREAM AND BERRIES:

For the cake: Beat the brown sugar, eggs and the butter until a homogeneous mixture. Add the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder, coffee, and beat until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake about 40 minutes. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.
For the whipped cream: Beat the cream and the powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
Slice the cake in half with a long knife. Place the bottom slice of the cake on a plate and fill the middle with a portion of cream and berries. Cover with the top slice of the cake and spread the remaining cream over sides and top of the cake. Garnish the cake with the remaining berries and with the chocolate shavings. Refrigerate about two hours.

WHIPPED CREAM:

To flavor the whipped cream, if you want you can add one teaspoon vanilla extract or a few drops of lemon juice.

Cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries steps

Cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries on a plate

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RECIPE VIDEO:

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Category: Cakes, Chocolate, Recipes, Videos
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Servings:: 14 slices
Prep Time: 35 m
Cook Time: 40 m
Total Time: 1:15 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

    For the cake:

  • 5 eggs
  • 175 grams (1 cup) dark brown sugar
  • 200 grams (1 1/2 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) soluble coffee
  • 100 grams (1/2 cup) butter to room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) berries
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish
  • For the whipped cream:

  • 400 ml (about 1 pint) heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

Directions

  1. For the cake:
    Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a round cake pan (20 x 7 centimeters (8 x 2 3/4 inches)) with margarine and dust with some cocoa powder.
  2. In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the brown sugar, eggs and the butter until a homogeneous mixture. Add the flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder, coffee, and beat until obtain a homogeneous and creamy mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 40 minutes (the time depends on the oven).
  4. Remove the cake from the oven and let cool completely.
  5. For the whipped cream:
    In an electric mixer, beat on medium speed the cream and the powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
  6. Slice the cake in half with a long knife. Place the bottom slice of the cake on a plate and fill the middle with a portion of cream and berries. Cover with the top slice of the cake and spread the remaining cream over sides and top of the cake.
  7. Garnish the cake with the remaining berries and with the chocolate shavings. Refrigerate about two hours.
Cocoa cake with whipped cream and berries
Nutrition facts
Serves 14 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 287
Total Fat 18.5 g(24%)
Saturated Fat 11 g(55%)
Cholesterol 113 mg(38%)
Sodium 336 mg(15%)
Total Carbohydrate 27.5 g(10%)
Protein 4.5 g
 

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