Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake | How to make Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake

By Soumi Mitra  |  28th Sep 2016  |  
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  • Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake, How to make Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake
Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cakeby Soumi Mitra
  • Prep Time

    20

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  • Cook Time

    90

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  • Serves

    8

    People

44

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About Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake Recipe

This recipe doesn't need any special description. This was a birthday gift for my brother from me.

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Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake

Ingredients to make Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake

  • (For Cake) DRY INGREDIENTS:
  • all purpose flour 1 3/4 cup
  • Cocoa powder 1/4 cup
  • Baking powder 1 tbsp
  • baking soda 1 tsp
  • INGREDIENTS TO MAKE LIQUID MIXTURE:
  • Icing sugar 2 1/2 cup
  • Salted butter 100 gms
  • Milk 1 1/2 cup
  • Large eggs 2
  • Vanilla essence 1 tbsp
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • sugar syrup 1/2 cup
  • Whipping cream (as required) for layering the cake
  • FOR WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE:
  • Roughly chopped sweetened white chocolate 150 gm
  • Heavy cream 1/2 cup
  • Unsalted butter 2 tbsp
  • FOR DECORATION (optional, you can decorate the cake as you wish)
  • Fresh cherries (dipped in chocolate) 6-8 pieces
  • Some chocolate truffles
  • Cookie crumbs 1 cup (I used oreo cookies)

How to make Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake

  1. FOR CAKE:
  2. Take a large bowl, pour milk, icing sugar and salted butter. Beat together on a medium speed.
  3. Add eggs, one at a time, beat well after each addition.
  4. Add vanilla essence and beat again on medium speed, keep the liquid mixture aside.
  5. Sieve all the DRY INGREDIENTS together.
  6. Pour this dry mixture into the liquid mixture (pour small amount at a time), fold generously every time.
  7. Pre heat the oven on 180 degree centigrade.
  8. Pour the cake batter into a greased baking tray and bake for 30-35 minutes at 190 degree centigrade.
  9. After that let it come to the room temperature, slice the cake horizontally into 2 or 3 layers.
  10. Brush sugar syrup on both sides of each layer, keep aside.
  11. Whip fresh cream, layer the cake with it and also cover the entire cake with it after layering.
  12. Make sure the outside layer of fresh cream remains thin. Refrigerate the cake for 15-20 minutes.
  13. FOR THE WHITE CHOCOLATE GANACHE: Take white chocolate, unsalted butter and heavy cream in a double boiler. Melt together and stir occasionally.
  14. Remove heat once the mixture gets completely molten and incorporated. Stir well until you get a smooth creamy white sauce.
  15. Keep aside and let it cool down completely. Take the cake out from the refrigerator and place over a wire rack.
  16. Pour the white chocolate ganache over it, make sure the cake is covered completely by the ganache. Refrigerate the cake for 30 minutes.
  17. Take the cake out from the refrigerator and decorate with fresh cherries, chocolate truffles, cookie crumbs etc.

My Tip:

if your ganache seems a little runny, you can add a small amount of corn flour into it.

Reviews for Chocolate Surprise Birthday Cake (3)

hida himaaz2 years ago

nice one dear
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Anuradha sharma2 years ago

A WOW cake!
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Ananya Mohanty2 years ago

Such a beautiful cake! Looks so pretty... Lucky Souvik! :P
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