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Strawberry chocolate cake

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Method

For the ganache

  • Place a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the heavy cream and let it come to a boil.
  • In a bowl, crumble the chocolate couverture into pieces.
  • Transfer the hot heavy cream into the bowl with the chocolate and let it set for 30-40 seconds. Then, stir with a spoon and leave it at room temperature for 1 hour to cool.

For the cake layers

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • In a bowl add the cocoa powder, the water, and stir well until dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  • In a mixer’s bowl add the butter, the sugar, the vanilla extract, and beat with the whisk attachment at medium speed for 3-4 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy.
  • Add the eggs one by one. Wait for each one to be incorporated before adding the next.
  • Add the mixture with the cocoa powder, the buttermilk, and keep beating.
  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking soda, the salt, and mix. Add 3 tablespoons of the mixture into the mixer’s bowl and beat for 1 minute.
  • Remove the bowl, add the rest of the solid ingredients, and mix with a hand whisk.
  • Divide the mixture into three 20 cm cake pans that are buttered and floured with cocoa powder and lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let them cool well.

To assemble

  • Cut the strawberries in half and set them aside.
  • Pour the cold ganache into the mixer and beat for 30 seconds to make it fluffy. You can put the bowl with the remaining ganache in the microwave to melt it.
  • Place the first cake layer on a serving platter. Spread 1/3 of the ganache and 1/3 of the strawberries.
  • Cover with the second cake layer, the 1/3 of the ganache and the 1/3 of the strawberries.
  • Follow the same process for the third cake layer, the rest of the ganache, and the strawberries.
  • Drizzle with the melted ganache and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

588
Calories (kcal)
29 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

31.0
Total Fat (g)
44 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

19.0
Saturated Fat (g)
95 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

64.0
Total Carbs (g)
25 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

44.0
Sugars (g)
49 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

9.2
Protein (g)
18 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.1
Fibre (g)
24 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.47
Sodium (g)
8 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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