Introduction: Simple Chocolate Heart Cake

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Since it's baked in heart shaped pan, it's good for Valentine's Day, am I right? ;-)

Step 1: Cake

100 g chocolate (milk)

100 g butter (dont substitute)

160 g icing sugar

7 eggs

150 g flour

Melt chocolate and let it cool to room temperature

Beat butter and icing sugar then add in yolk one at a time

Once all yolks is added in, pour in melted chocolate and beat for 20 minutes

In another bowl, beat egg whites until stiff then fold in flour a little at a time, folding it lightly

Mix the yolk mixture and white mixture, folding lightly

Pour batter into a heart shaped pan and bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean (please do watch out for your oven temperature. each oven has differ temperature and sometimes the accuracy is not reliable unless you have oven temperature measurement)

Cool cake on rack then slice into two layers

Step 2: Chocolate Glaze

3 eggs

210 g icing sugar

150 g butter

50 g chocolate

Crack the eggs into a bowl and add in icing sugar.

Over steam (double boiler), mix them until thickened

Melt chocolate and butter then add into lukewarm eggs

Keep stirring until cool to room temperature

Step 3: Assembling

Place a layer of cake on serving plate and spread with some peach jam

Slowly and carefully, top the peach jam with the chocolate creme then stack the other layer on the top

Spread with jam again then pour the rest of the chocolate creme covering the jam and to sides of cake

Wait for an hour until chocolate is a bit harden and slice to enjoy :)

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