9 June 2012

Delicious chocolate Cake and a Happy Birthday






This chocolate cake is really special and nice with ground almonds, ginger and orange zest and chocolate glaze is for any time.
In fact it is the cake I chose to say happy birthday to me LOL ....... So are all invited to eat a piece of cake here in my blog!
This lovely recipe is from Martita Serani a chef and teacher cook from here and the recipe is from her  last cooking book "Imperdibles"
I made these little roses with marzipan but you can garnish with berries too.





Ingredients
1 1/2 cups of grind almonds

(peel and toasted)
1 cup of panko or  breadcrumbs
1 1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup all purpose flour
180 grs. butter softened
1 tablespoon of ginger powder or fresh
1 orange the peel grated
6 eggs
200 grs. bitter chocolate in pieces

Syrup

2 tablespoon of sugar
3 tablespoon of water
2 tablespoon of rum

Glaze

250 grs. bitter chocolate
1/2 cup of butter
1/2 cup of heavy cream

Method


Preheat oven to 180 ° c. In a large bowl beat butter orange zest and ginger. Mix well with a wooden spoon until a homogeneous mixture. Add eggs one at a time and continue beating to mix well.
 Apart melt chocolate on medium power can also be melted in a double boiler. Add chocolate to egg mixture and almonds. Add the panko or bread crumbs and flour.
Incorporate well. Line the base of a mold 20 or 22 cm. with foil. Butter and flour.
Pour mixture into the mold and bake for 20 minutes no more should be slightly moist. Besides boiling water with sugar for the syrup. Cool and add the rum.
With a thin skewer to prick the surface of the cake and pour the syrup. Allow to cool.
To glaze Melt in a microwave safe bowl (average temperature) butter cream and chocolate and stir until removal is a smooth mixture if necessary to put a little more in the microwave. Cool slightly glaze should be warm.
Cover the cake and decorate with marzipan or berries.
 You can also sprinkle with  toasted almonds.
 Leave at room temperature does not need refrigeration
Enjoy!


PRINT RECIPE HERE


Im sharing with






StoneGable
Mixitup




EN ESPAÑOL


Tarta de chocolate









Escogí esta tarta a pesar de que no soy tan fanática del chocolate pero me tincó y ha sido un acierto.
Quería hacer algo especial por mi cumpleaños que es hoy.
Asi que los invito a todos a compartir un pedazo de torta de chocolate aqui en mi blog un abrazo.
Esta torta está adaptada de una receta del libro de Martita Serani "Imperdibles"!

Ingredientes

1 1/2 taza de almendras molidas (peladas y tostadas)
1 1/2 taza de azúcar granulada
ralladura de 1 naranja
1 cucharada de jengibre molido fresco
180 grs. de mantequilla
6 huevos
1 taza de panko o pan rallado
200 grs. de chocolate bitter en trozos


Almíbar

2 cucharadas de azúcar
3 cucharadas de agua
2 cucharadas de ron

Glaseado

250 grs. chocolate bitter
1/2 taza de mantequilla
1/2 taza de crema

Preparación

Precalentar el hono a 180°c.





112 comments:

  1. Feliz Compleanos, Gloria! Happy Birthday! Your cake is gorgeous, those little roses are perfect. Beautiful photos. I wish I could have a slice of this cake. xo

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    1. Gracias Barbara, thanks so much!

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  2. My Mouth is watering, that looks so delicious. The flowers are really beautiful as well. Happy birthday! that's a great cake to celebrate it with :)

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  3. Happy Birthday , have a wonderful day and i will be happy if i got a slice of this delicious cake too.

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  4. Gloria...Happy Birthday to you!!!! That cake is gorgeous! I want to make some right now!!!! I hope you had a lovely celebration. You are such a lovely lady!!!!
    My love to you!!!
    Kris

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    1. Thanks Kris you are a lovely friend dear!

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  5. Happy Birthday! I wrote it on my calendar weeks ago so I would remember!
    Wow...what a lovely cake! It sounds so good, too! Your little marzipan roses are adorable! :) xxoo

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    1. Thanks so much dear Betsy, you are so nice always!:)

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  6. Kilos de felicidades para tí. Gracias por el trozo de torta de chocolate,mi favorita. Un abrazo grandote y que la pases fantástico!!!

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  7. What a delicious birthday treat for you! The cake looks so good--I love chocolate. Have a wonderful birthday celebration!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  8. A very happy birthday to you, dear Gloria! I hope you had a fantastic day and that your family spoiled you lots! That cake looks wonderful, all my favourite flavours and such pretty roses, too! My timing is good, because my Wednseday post is dedicated to you!

    http://iforgotmyshoes.blogspot.com/2012/06/pastel-de-cafe-y-canela.html

    All my love. :) ♥♥♥

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    1. Thanks Jeanne and thanks so much by the post I love it!!

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  9. Feliz cumpleaños amiga!! Espero que pases un día muy lindo acompañada de los chicos, tu marido, tus padres y amigos.
    Desde acá lejos te mando un abrazo gigante y me quedo disfrutando un trocito de esta torta magnífica que te regalaste. Se ve increíble!!
    Muchos besos y ...

    "Cumpleaños feliz, te deseamos a tí, cumpleaños Gloritaaaaa... que los cumplas felizzzzzz!!!!"

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    1. Gracias Nathy; gracias amiga!

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  10. Felicidades Gloria!,,,....que sean muchos mas!....y que delicia de torta....me llevo un trozo.....Abrazotes, Marcela

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  11. Happy Happy Birthday Gloria ~ Hope you have a special day with that delicious cake ~ Cheers ~

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  12. Gloria! se ve delicioooso, estoy en cama porque me esguincé el pie y me muero por comer algo rico! Y no puedo cocinar :(

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    1. Bueno Fran que pena espero que te mejores pronto!

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  13. What a better way to celebrate your birthday than with this heavenly cake???Happy birthday,dear Gloria!I wish you all the best!
    Kisses and hugs from Greece!

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    1. Thanks dear Lenia huggs to Grecia

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  14. Dear Gloria! Happy Birthday!!! I would LOVE to share a piece of this wonderful looking cake with you - I think ground almonds always add such a great flavor to chocolate cake - delicious :)
    Mary x

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    1. Thanks dear mary;thanks for stopping by!

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  15. Feliz cumpleaños Gloria! Que sea un excelente año, te lo mereces!
    El pastel se ve fabuloso.

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  16. Gloria mon amie, je te souhaite un excellent anniversaire et c'est avec beaucoup de plaisir que je partage ce délicieux gâteau avec toi.
    Je t'en prends une tranche!
    Happy birthday my friend.
    See soon

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    1. ah Merci beaucoup mon cherie Nadji, bizzz

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  17. Gloria una tarta preciosa y muy buena, las flores de mazapán te han quedado muy bonitas.
    Besitos.

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  18. ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪Happy Birthday Gloria ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪

    That's me singing Happy Birthday while stuffing my face with your deliciously inviting chocolate cake!

    Thank you for sharing your birthday with us Gloria. Hope your day is Fabulous!!!

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    1. Thanks Louise you are a really sweet friend dear!

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  19. una bella e golosa torta!! tanti auguri ^_^

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  20. Happy Birthday Gloria, your cake looks delicious and chocolate's my favourite!

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  21. Happy Birthday, Gloria! What a delicious way to celebrate!

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  22. Happy Birthday Gloria dear, oh dear.

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  23. Hi Gloria,

    Happy Birthday to you!!!

    Hoping you have a very special day of just relaxing and having lots of fun. Wishing I could have a slice of cake with you.

    God bless.

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    1. Thanks Mrsupole you are a really sweet lady hope you are really better, send you huggs :)

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  24. Happy Birthday Gloria! That looks like a gorgeous birthday cake - I hope you had a good time :)

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  25. happy birthday sweet lady ":-) great cake

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    1. Thanks dear Rebecca I will mail you about guest post, I dont forget!

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  26. Happy Birthday and thanks for the invite!!!!! Make it a good one xo

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    1. Thanks dear Jax I sav e a piece for you of course!!

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  27. Happy Birthday, Gloria!
    That is a delicious looking cake, perfect for a birthday celebration!
    Thank you for a piece of this lovely cake! Yum... !!! :)
    Enjoy your birthday!

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  28. happy Birthday dear Gloria, all the best! A hug...

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  29. Muchisimas felicidades Gloria!!, con un poco de retraso... la tarta me parece deliciosa, espero que hayas pasado un precioso dia, muchos besos.

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  30. Happy birthday Gloria!! Cake looks delicious.

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  31. Happy Birthday Gloria!!!! Yummy chocolate cake too... ;))))

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  32. Happy birthday dear Gloria!!!

    Ciao
    Alessandra

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  33. Happy birthday...what a gorgeous cake. Love the roses

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  34. Muchísimas felicidades Gloria!!! Un gran abrazo, que vengan muchos más llenos de tu ternura y delicias.

    Besos.

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  35. feliz compleanno e complimenti per la torta, favolosa !

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  36. Belated B'day wishes dear.....Hope you enjoyed the day....

    The cake luks superb and a lovely visual treat...

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  38. wow..cake looks especially tasty
    wat a lovely way to celeb the sweet occasion..
    wishing you a wonderful year ahead..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  39. auguriiiii una splendida torta per festeggiare

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  40. Happy birthday! Pretty and tempting cake!

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  41. joyeux anniversaire ma chère gloria et merci pour ton morceau gâteau qui a l'air succulent
    bonne soirée

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  42. i am so late for the birthday party...please forgive me i worked until 10 pm last night and just got off work today....here i will sing...

    happy birthday to you!
    happy birthday to you!
    happy birthday dear gloria!
    happy birthday to you!

    any cake left? smiles.

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    1. Thanks Brian and thanks for sing :)
      Dont worry always save. Some cake lol

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  43. Wow! I just went on a diet. If not for that I'd be all over this cake!

    Happy Birthday!

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  44. I'm lurking here, looking for some photos taken with your birthday present! :) Did you get it up and going yet?

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    1. Ha Betsy you are sofunny because we have to charge the camera(about 16 hrs the first time)and im reading the instructions lol; maybe tomorrow I will take someones:)

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  45. Happy belated birthday Gloria! That cake sounds delicious and the marzipan roses are beautiful!

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  46. Hola Gloria! aunque con un par de días de retraso déjame que te felicite por tu cumple!!!! últimamente ando muy perdido, pero siempre me acuerdo de ti.... Un besiño muy grande y que este año te traiga de todo lo bueno. La tarta te ha quedado estupenda amiga!
    Muackssss!!! :)

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    1. Ahah Tito que bueno que me vengas s ver; gracias te mando un abrazo y un brso!

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  47. I'm sorry dear, Im' late!!! Happy birthday ^_^ Your cake is luscious :) Bye, have a great week

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  48. Hi Gloria, happy birthday :D
    Thanks for the chocolate cake recipe.
    I'll create one for sure, my kids are gonna like it :)
    If you don't mind, can you submit your chocolate cake photo in http://www.foodporn.net ?
    It's a food photography site full of all DIY food pictures from members around the world. Or perhaps you'd like to submit by yourself? Let me know when you did, so I can share it.

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  49. Happy birthday to you! What a gorgeous cake. Hope you had a wonderful day!

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  50. Happy Birthday, Gloria! :)
    The pink roses on your cake are so adorable....I hope you had a fabulous birthday filled with love and family!

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  51. This cake looks really good!!!! I like it!!!

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  52. Happy Birthday, Gloria! I hope you'll have a wonderful time with your loved ones.

    That cake looks irresistible!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  53. Happy birthday my friend!!!!! I hope you enjoyed your day!

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  54. Gorgeous cake and those flowers look perfect. So yummy!

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  55. Happy birthday! This cake looks gorgeous and the flowers are so pretty. Yum! Celebrate in style!

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  56. Happy happy Birthday, Gloria!
    The chocolate cake looks splendid.

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  57. Thanks to all your comments and whishes I appreciate so much and dears never is late to say Happy Birthday! thanks!

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  58. That is a beautiful creation. If it tastes half as good as it looks it is a true winner. I'd love to have a slice. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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  59. Aww Gloria! Happy Belated Birthday! Your chocolate cake looks delicious! Looks very moist and rich chocolate cake, just like how I love it. :-)

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  60. Happy birthday! It's so nice you made yourself a cake :)
    It looks delicious and so different with the use of almionds and bread crumbs! I love your site...there are so many recipes that i have already bookmarked to try out!

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  61. Beautiful cake with the marzipan flowers. Such delicious flavors to compliment the chocolate, I'd love a big slice. Looks delicious!

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  62. ti sei preparata una torta meravigliosa!!!!!baci!

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  63. Dear Gloria, Happy Birthday dear friend. I wish you all the best with many wonderful memories to have in your heart.
    What a delicious cake you chose to make for your birthday. I love the pink flowers. Chocolate is one of my very favorites for cake.
    Happy Birthday again dearest. Blessings dear. Catherine xoxo

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  64. Happy belated birthday. I hope you had a wonderful day!!! This cake looks like it would be the perfect birthday cake.

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  65. What a beautiful cake Gloria! I love the marzipan roses. Muy feliz cumple!!

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  66. sorry for late visiting and a belated birthday wishes. Wishing you good health and stay pretty !

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  67. Happy Birthday! The cake sounds wonderful!

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  68. Hey Gloria! That's a really cute cake! Can't wait to try this one!

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