Serious chocolate cake

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8–10

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Winter Food

Winter Food

By Jill Norman

Published 2005

  • About

Chocolate has no claim to being a winter ingredient, but a rich chocolate cake is the ultimate comfort food, so it seemed legitimate to include a recipe. I made a version of the classic French almond and chocolate cake with chopped brandied prunes, which was well received by the family — until I made this one, which is utter indulgence, the quintessential chocolate cake. The vote was unanimous. The recipe comes from Jeremy Lee, chef at the Blueprint Café at London’s Design Museum. He publis