Cocoa-Chile Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Ciasto czekoladowe z chili

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      55 min

Appears in
Fresh From Poland: New Vegetarian Cooking from the Old Country

By Michał Korkosz

Published 2021

  • About

This cocoa cake, without a gram of chocolate, is a relic of past times when a chocolate bar was too luxurious to afford. It isn’t a fudgy, dense brownie, but a moist pound cake, perfect for evening tea or even a sweet supper. My mom used to make it for me after a long day of school. She dusted warm cocoa slices with powdered sugar, and I ate a lot of them. Nowadays, I like to stir a few chile flakes into the batter for a little punch. What’s more, the cake is served with a chocolate frostin