Chocolate and Cherry Cake

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Ingredients for 1 baking tray
  • For the base
  • 250 g QimiQ Sauce Base
  • 200 g Butter, melted
  • 200 g Powdered sugar
  • 1 package Vanilla sugar
  • 1 pinch(es) Salt
  • 5 Egg(s)
  • 280 g Flour
  • 0.5 package Baking powder
  • 20 g Cocoa powder
  • 200 g Cherries, tinned and drained
  • For the cream
  • 250 g QimiQ Whip Vanilla, chilled
  • 250 g QimiQ Classic, chilled
  • 175 g Cream cheese
  • 80 g Sugar
  • For the chocolate glazing
  • 250 g QimiQ Classic
  • 200 g Dark chocolate (40-60 % cocoa)
  • 60 g Butter
Method
1.
Preheat the oven to 340 °F (air circulation).
2.
For the base: mix the QimiQ Sauce Base with the melted butter, icing sugar, vanilla sugar, salt and eggs. Mix the flour with the baking powder and quickly fold into the QimiQ Sauce Base mixture.
3.
Spread 2/3 of the mixture onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Mix the cocoa powder into the remaining 1/3 of the mixture and spread onto the paler mixture. Distribute the cherries on top and bake in the preheated oven for approx. 35 minutes. Allow to cool.
4.
For the cream: lightly whip the cold QimiQ Whip Vanilla and QimiQ Classic together until completely smooth, ensuring that the entire mixture is incorporated (especially from bottom and sides of bowl).
5.
Add the cream cheese and sugar and continue to whip until the required volume has been achieved. Spread the cream onto the base and allow to chill for approx. 4 hours.
6.
For the chocolate glazing: melt the QimiQ Classic over steam with the chocolate and butter. Glaze the cake and allow to chill until the glazing is firm.
7.

Tip: Serve with cherry compote.

Nutritional values per portion

calorific value 36567 kJ
calories 8746 kcal
protein 23 g
carbohydrates 40 g
fat 292 g
cholesterol 2800 g

Nutritional values per 100g

calorific value 1514 kJ
calories 362 kcal
protein 1 g
carbohydrates 2 g
fat 13 g
cholesterol 116 g