Chocolate Pavarotti with Wicked Good Ganache

Preparation info
  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2014

  • About

This cake is dedicated to Luciano Pavarotti, the only tenor I know of who was capable of reaching the F above high C to create a sound not of this earth. I’ve added white chocolate to both yellow and white cakes with the excellent results of higher rise and moister, melt-in-the-mouth texture, and it dawned on me that a dark chocolate cake might also benefit from this addition. For the frosting, I created the darkest and shiniest ganache ever. It is enriched with a mixture o