CHOCOLATE PECAN CAKES WITH CHOCOLATE BAILEYS SAUCE

 

  • Cooking Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 10
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 160g dark chocolate coarsely, chopped
  • 150g butter, chopped
  • 3/4 cup caster sugar
  • 5 eggs, separted
  • 3/4 cup pecan meal
  • 2/3 cup pecan nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 dark chocolate, grated
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecan nuts, coarsely chopped, to serve
  • CHOC LIQUEUR SAUCE
  • 150g dark eating chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream
  • 2 tablespoon Bailey Irish cream liqueur

Directions

  • Preheat oven to moderate, 180 degrees C. Grease two 6- hole texas muffin pan. Line the base and sides of 10 holes with baking paper.
  • In a small saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Tranafer to a large bowl. Cool for 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat sugar and egg yolks together until thick and pale.
  • Fold egg mixture, pecan meal, pecans and grated chocolate into chocolate mixture, until just combine.
  • In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat egg- white until soft peaks form. Fold lightly into chocolate mixture. Spoon into prepared pans
  • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes, until cooked when tested with skewer. Cool in pan for 10 minutes.
  • CHOCOLATE - LIQUEUR SAUCE; Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until smooth. Serve cakes drizzled with sauce and sprinkle with nuts.

Notes

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