DEVASTATING CHOCOLATE LOAF CAKE

 

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Ingredients

  • 6 squares (1 oz each) semisweet chocolate
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 TBS black raspberry liqueur
  • 2 TBS unsweetened cocoa
  • Raspberry Sauce
  • 2 packages thawed frozen raspberries (10 oz each)
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • 2 TBS black rasberry liqueur

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Butter an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 loaf pan.
  • LIne bottom and sides with foil, extending it an inch above each side. Butter foil and lightly flour.
  • Chop chocolate into small pieces and transfer to mixing bowl. Melt butter over medium heat, bring to a boil being careful not to burn. Pour over chocolate and mix until melted and smooth.
  • Add sugar and continue beating until well combined.
  • Add egg yolks one at a time, beating until smooth.
  • Add flour and salt mix just until blended.
  • Pour in cream and liqueur and mix until all ingredients are well comined. Pour batter into pan and smooth with spatula.
  • Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted incenter comes out barely clean. The cake should be very fudgy, don't overbake.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Here comes the hard part: Refridgeate 5-6 hours or overnight to set.
  • Remove from pan and peel off foil. Turn over and sprinkle with cocoa on top. Cut into 1/2 inch slices and serve in a pool of sauce. Makes 16 servings.
  • Sauce
  • Drain rasperries and reserve 1 cup liquid. In blender combine raspberries, l cup liquid, sugar, lemon juice and liqueur. Process. Strain to remove seeds. Makes 2 1/2 cups.

Notes

I found this recipe in a magazine close to 20 years ago. It's very decadent.

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