Triple chocolate stacks

Triple chocolate stacks

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Dress up these individual chocolate cakes with gooey ganache when youre looking to impress! The easy chocolate shards make for a fabulous cake topper.

The ingredient of Triple chocolate stacks

  1. 50g dark chocolate, chopped
  2. 485g (2 1/4 cups) caster sugar
  3. 150g butter
  4. 60ml (1/4 cup) water
  5. 225g (1 1/2 cups) self-raising flour
  6. 190g (1 1/4 cups) plain flour
  7. 5 tablespoons dark cocoa powder
  8. 3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  9. 3 eggs
  10. 250ml (1 cup) buttermilk
  11. 50g milk chocolate, chopped
  12. 50g white chocolate, chopped
  13. 1 cup dark chocolate melts
  14. 300ml thickened cream
  15. Extra cocoa powder, to dust
  16. 200g Plaistowe Premium 70% Cocoa Chocolate, chopped
  17. 80g butter

The instruction how to make Triple chocolate stacks

  1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan forced. Grease three 20 x 30cm (base measurement) slab pans. Line the base and 2 long sides with baking paper.
  2. For the dark chocolate cake, combine the dark chocolate, 3/4 cup caster sugar, 50g butter and 1 tablespoon of the water in a heatproof bowl. Microwave on High for 1u00a0minute or until melted and smooth.
  3. Sift 1/2 cup self-raising flour, 1/4 cup plain flour, 4 tablespoons cocoa and a third of the bicarb in a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add 1 of the eggs and 1/3 cup buttermilk. Pour in the chocolate mixture and stir until smooth. Pour mixture into 1 of the prepared pans and
  4. smooth the surface. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside to cool in pan.
  5. For the milk chocolate cake, combine the milk chocolate, 3/4 cup caster sugar, 50gu00a0butter and 1 tablespoon water in a heatproof bowl. Microwave on High for 1 minute or until melted and smooth.
  6. Sift 1/2 cup self-raising flour, 1/2 cup plain flour, the remaining dark cocoa and a third of the bicarb in a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add 1 of the eggs and 1/3 cup buttermilk. Pour in the chocolate mixture and stir until smooth. Pour mixture into 1u00a0prepared pan and smooth the surface. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside to cool in pan.
  7. For the white chocolate cake, combine the white chocolate, 3/4 cup caster sugar, remaining butter and remaining water in a heatproof bowl. Melt in the microwave on High for 1 minute or until smooth.
  8. Sift 1/2 cup self-raising flour, 1/2 cup plain flour and the remaining bicarb in a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add the remaining egg and 1/3 cup buttermilk. Pour in the chocolate mixture and stir until smooth. Pour mixture into the remaining prepared pan and smooth the surface. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside to cool in pan.
  9. For the ganache, combine the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl. Microwave on High for 1 minute. Stir until smooth. Set aside to cool, stirring often, until thick and spreadable. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the ganache.
  10. Use a cookie cutter to cut six 7cm circles from each cake slab. Place a round of dark chocolate cake on a serving plate. Spread with a little ganache and top with a round of milk chocolate cake. Repeat with a little ganache and the white chocolate cake. Spread the top with ganache. Repeat to make 6 cakes.
  11. For the chocolate shards, line a baking tray with baking paper. Place chocolate melts in a heatproof bowl. Microwave on Medium, stirring every 30u00a0seconds until melted and smooth. Thinly spread chocolate onto the tray and set aside for 10u00a0minutes to set slightly. Place in fridge for 10 minutes or until chocolate is hard. Break chocolate into shards.
  12. Use electric beaters to beat half the cream and the reserved ganache in a bowl until firm peaks form. Place the remaining cream in a bowl and whip until firm peaks form. Gently fold the chocolate cream into the whipped cream to create a marbled effect. Top cakes with the cream mixture, dust with extra cocoa and decorate with chocolate shards.

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