Sponge cake chocolate red berries
45 min

Easter Sponge cake with dark chocolate and red berries

This dead simple red berries and dark chocolate sponge cake features French jam for a fancy Easter time! Expert bakers recommend trying a slice with crème fraiche or fromage blanc for love at first bite

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Ingredients For

  • x 5
  • 150 g
  • 150 g
  • Chocolate
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    Bars of dark cooking chocolate
    250 g chopped See the article
  • Creme fraiche in a bowl
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    PDO Heavy Crème Fraîche
    125 g See the article

Bake the sponge cake: Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). ​​Beat the eggs with sugar until it has tripled in volume, about 10 minutes. With a spatula, gently fold the flour in the egg-sugar mix.

Step 1
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    Prepare the chocolate ganache: place the chopped dark chocolate in a bowl. In a saucepan on low heat, boil the crème fraîche with a tablespoon of sugar, then pour on top of the chocolate and wait a few minutes before stirring to obtain a smooth ganache.

    Step 2
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    Cut the sponge cake in half lengthwise and spread the red berry jam in the middle.

    Step 3
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    Close the cake and spread the chocolate ganache on top.

    Step 4
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    Decorate with fresh berries and sprinkle some icing sugar on top.

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