Chocolate cake

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A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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I call this cake the Goldilocks chocolate cake because it’s not too heavy and not too light and so sits somewhere in the middle, at just about right!

As such, it’s more of an afternoon tea cake than a dessert cake, though feel free to decorate it with chocolate shards or nutty praline if you’d like a more showy affair. You can make a traditional chocolate ganache to use as an icing or combine some of the leftovers from the tub of sour cream with melted chocolate, but I like the tex