Course : Dessert
Recipe Type : Cakes
For Chocolate Sponge Cake:
- 9 large eggs, at room temperature
- 1 loving cup plus two tablespoons (225g) white granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/4 loving cup (156g) all-purpose flour
- 1/3 loving cup (35g) nighttime cocoa powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons (6g) baking powder
- 2 cups (453g) butter; softened at room temperature
- 1, 14-ounce (396g) tin mail away sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tablespoons (14g) nighttime cocoa powder
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- For Chocolate Syrup:
- 1 loving cup (175g) semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 loving cup (236ml) heavy cream
- 1 tablespoon (15ml) golden rum
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line 5, 8-inch cake pans amongst parchment paper. Alternatively, usage 2, 9-inch cake pans for four layers.
- Prepare the sponge cake first. Place eggs in addition to carbohydrate into a mixer bowl. Whisk on high speed for nigh 10 minutes. Mixture needs to live on really voluminous in addition to almost white inwards color. Add inwards the vanilla in addition to whisk only to incorporate.
- In a separate bowl, combine the dry out ingredients: flour, baking pulverisation in addition to cocoa powder. Using a fine meshwork sifter, add together the dry out ingredients into the egg mixture. Fold inwards the flour thoroughly but gently, mixing inwards all the flour earlier adding more.
- Divide the cake batter betwixt the prepared pans using a kitchen scale for accuracy. Bake inwards preheated oven for eighteen to twenty minutes or until the tops are set. Remove cakes from pans in addition to cool completely on wire rack earlier assembling. If y'all used 2, 9-inch cake pans, await until the sponge cake is completely cooled, in addition to thus usage a long, serrated knife to dissever the layers inwards half.
- For the frosting: house the softened butter into a mixer bowl. Whisk on high speed until the butter is white in addition to fluffy; scrape downwards the sides of the bowl often. Slowly add together inwards the sweetened condensed milk, whisking good afterward each addition. Add the cocoa pulverisation in addition to vanilla extract.
- For the chocolate syrup: rut the heavy cream inwards the microwave or on the stove transcend until hot. Pour the hot cream over the semi-sweet chocolate chips in addition to stir until smooth. Optional: add together 1 tablespoon golden rum.
- To get together the cake: soak each layer generously amongst prepared chocolate syrup, in addition to thus frost amongst buttercream. Repeat procedure for all five layers, in addition to thus frost transcend in addition to sides of the cake amongst remaining frosting. Refrigerate cake amongst done. Remove from fridge nigh 1 lx minutes prior to serving.