February 19, 2014

White Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Perfect for an evening with family!

servings: 20 slicestime: 
50 minutes


2 cups all purpose flour 
1 ½ cups sugar 
4 eggs (yolks and whites separated) 
1 pinch of salt 
1 cup warm milk 
1 tbs butter
1 tbs baking powder 

Chocolate Ganache (suggestion):
1 cup heavy cream (or 1 can table cream)

8 oz unsweetened chocolate chips


1 – Mix warm milk and butter in a bowl. Set aside.
2 – In the mixer, beat the egg whites into snow.
3 – Add the egg yolks, one by one, and then the sugar. Mix until it is light yellow and creamy.
4 – Add flour and milk/butter, alternating the ingredients.
5 – Add baking powder and mix with a spoon.
6 – In a greased and floured baking pan, bake (at 350°F) for about 35 minutes (or until fully baked and golden on top).
7 – Spread the ganache on top.


Chocolate Ganache:
In a saucepan, heat the cream until small bubbles begin to form. Turn off the heat and add the chocolate chips. Wait 3 minutes and stir well until it forms a consistent and smooth mixture.


Tips and Options
  • This is a basic recipe for white cake and you can use the frosting or topping of your choice.
  • Serve the cake with ice cream and the ganache, while still arm. Yummy!

Original recipe (in Portuguese): Bolo Branco com Ganache de Chocolate.

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