Double Chocolate Valentine

Preparation info
  • Serves:

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

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By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

This cake is really the final word in chocolate cake, and it is based on my purest chocolate fantasy. It features a cocoa layer cake that uses the best cocoa, all egg yolks to give it its fullest flavor, and, to finish, a sweet injection of melted chocolate and cream. Astonishingly easy to make, it is at once fudgy moist and soft within, and becomes encased in a thin glaze of chocolate that forms by itself after brushing in the ganache. For Valentine’s Day, I like to bake the cake in a hear