Death by Chocolate: chocolate desserts
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    Maika
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    Default Death by Chocolate: chocolate desserts

    Raspberry Champagne Truffle Cake

    Raspberry Champagne Syrup:
    1 Bottle of Champagne
    1 cup raspberries
    2 cups sugar

    Pour Champagne into a large pan over medium-high heat and bring to a simmer. Add raspberries to champagne. Reduce to about 2 cups.
    Add sugar to pan and bring back to a boil to dissolve the sugar.
    Set aside to cool.

    Chocolate Cake:

    Preheat oven to 325* F
    Oil and flour 3 round 8” or 9” cake pans
    Separate two eggs.

    2 egg whites
    }beat egg whites until frothy, sprinkle in 1/2c. sugar and continue to beat to soft peaksSet aside.

    1 ¾ c. cake flour
    1/3 c. cocoa
    1 c. sugar }Sift dry ingredients.
    3/4 t baking soda
    1/2 t. salt

    1/4c. champagne
    3/4c. milk }mix wet ingredients together.
    1/3c. butter melted
    2 egg yolks


    Add wet ingredients to dry mix slowly until incorporated then beat on high for 2 minutes.
    Fold egg whites into batter. Divide evenly into cake pans. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until done.

    Filling
    2pints raspberries
    1 cup raspberry jam
    ¼ c.Champagne syrup }Put fruit and syrup and jam in a pan and cook on low heat until it is a jello like consistency.


    2 cups heavy whipping cream }Heat cream to a simmer
    pour over white chocolate stir
    1/2c. white chocolate chopped. until smooth and chill until it is very cold.Whip cream/chocolate mixture until thick and creamy. Fold in raspberry mixture. Chill in fridge.
    Frosting:

    2 cups Whipping Cream
    1/2c. the best chocolate you can find chopped } Heat cream just to a boil and pour over chocolate. Stir until smooth and chocolate is melted. Chill until very cold.Whip until frosting consistency.
    Assembly:start with a layer of cake
    sprinkle with champagne syrup to moisten
    fill with whitechocolate raspberry filling
    second layer of cake sprinkle with campagne syrup
    frost with chocolate frosting

    I took mini chocolate merenge (sp?) cookies and put them around the edge of the cake. I covered it with fresh raspberries and then sprinkled it with chocolate curls. You can decorate it however you like.

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    LilMrsJ
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    That sounds just heavenly!! I wish I fit my diet!

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