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Triple Eggnog Chocolate Cake

Triple Eggnog Chocolate Cake : beautiful and full of flavours !
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Triple Eggnog Chocolate Cake
Servings 8 slices

Ingredients

  • Eggnog Cake ingredients:
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup bitter chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp butter, unsalted + extra for the cake pan
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp Eggnog, room temperature
  • 4 Tbsp sugar
  • 6 Tbsp ground pecans
  • 1 Tbsp Eggnog for brushing the cake, once cooled
  • Eggnog cream ingredients:
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp Eggnog, room temperature
  • Eggnog syrup ingredients:
  • 3 Tbsp 3 Tbsp Eggnog, room temperature
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 drop yellow food colour
  • Chocolate ornaments to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / 392 F.
  2. Place bitter chocolate chips on aluminium foil and let them melt in the oven.
  3. Generously butter the cake pan ( 6 inches diameter ).

  4. In medium sized bowl, mix eggnog cake ingredients and add chocolate chips, once melted.
  5. Pour the batter into the dish and bake for 25 – 27 minutes. Leave aside to cool.
  6. Once cooled, brush with eggnog.
  7. In a small pot, slowly boil and stir constantly: eggnog, corn starch, vanilla extract and food colour for 1 - 2 minutes. Leave aside to cool.
  8. For cream, mix whipping cream and eggnog until firm and spread all over the cake.
  9. Cover the cake with cream generously. If any left, use aside while serving.
  10. Decorate the cake with syrup.
  11. Garnish with chocolate ornaments to taste.