Instead serving chocolate cake as is, decorate it simple way, with strawberry slices!
Step 1: Coring Strawberries
You can use knife obviously, but by using a firm straw, the hole would be the same size for each strawberry.
Just remove the leaves and/or stems and push in your straw, voila
Halved, then slice each halves thinly as shown on the last picture.
Step 2: Chocolate Cake
This is a chocolate cake that I learned while living in Hungary. Many variety of chocolate cakes of course, and you can use your own favorite chocolate cake!
100 g chocolate (milk)
100 g butter (dont substitute)
160 g icing sugar
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 2 9 inch round 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 on rack
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
Stack the cakes and between layers spread some peach jam. Once stack, pour chocolate glaze from top and covering side as well
You can decorate with strawberry slices right away or wait a bit until glaze is firming on cake (so strawberry wont slide down)
Slice and enjoy~