Mini Molded Chocolate Glazed Cakes Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A Delicious and very pretty recipe for mini molded chocolate glazed cakes.
2 cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup chocolate, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease mini cake molds.
Whisk together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
In a large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla then flour mixture, alternating with sour cream, until well combined. Fold in chopped chocolate. Fill molds half-full.
Bake for 12-15minutes or until tops spring back when touched. Cool cakes for 10 minutes then turn cakes onto rack; cool completely.
To make the chocolate glaze. Bring cream to a boil in a small saucepan. Place chocolate in a medium-size bowl; pour hot cream over top. Stir until smooth.
Place cooled cakes flat-side down, on wire rack. Pour 2 to 3 tablespoons chocolate over each cake. and press chopped chocolate onto still soft chocolate for decoration.
Dip strawberries half in chocolate and let harden.