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Chocolate Sponge Cake

Chocolate Sponge Cake

Chocolate Sponge Cake

Serves: 12

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup Raw Earth
  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil, light tasting
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • ¾ cup cake flour
  • ¼ cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 pinch salt

Ganache

  • 150g thickened cream
  • 150g dark chocolate, chopped

Method

Preheat the oven to 170C

  1. Beat eggs and Raw Earth for 8-10 minutes, until light and fluffy. Beat in the olive oil and vanilla.
  2. Sift over the flour, cacao powder and sprinkle in the salt. Fold in with a spatula until combined.
  3. Pour into a greased and lined 20cm cake tin. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until a skewer inserted, comes out clean. Remove from the oven and stand to cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack.
  4. Heat the cream in a heat-proof bowl over a saucepan simmering with water. Add the chocolate and stir until melted and combined. Remove from heat and stir. Stand until thickened.
  5. Dollop the ganache over the cake once cooled and sprinkle with extra cacao powder.

 

 

 

 

 

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