Torta al cioccolato

Chocolate cake

Preparation info

  • Makes


    24 cm cake
    • Difficulty


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By Tessa Kiros

Published 2003

  • About

It is always useful having a good, simple chocolate cake recipe in your repertoire that can be referred to often.


  • 200 g (7 oz) good quality unsweetened, dark chocolate
  • 6 tablespoons<


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/Gas 4). Butter and flour a 24 cm (9½ in) springform cake tin.

Break up the chocolate into small pieces and melt it together with the milk and the butter in a small saucepan, set over a larger saucepan of simmering water. Whip the egg yolks with