Chocolate Passion Fruit Cake

Chocolate Passion Fruit Cake

  • Preparation 1 h
  • Cooking 35 min
  • Chilling 1 h
  • Servings 4
  • Freezes Yes

This gorgeous chocolate cake filled with passion fruit cream and topped with a silky ganache is the perfect dessert for Valentine's Day.

  • Nut-free
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Ingredients

  • Cake

    • 1/2 cup (75 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 3 tbsp cocoa powder, sifted
    • 1/4 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp baking powder
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 cup (105 g) sugar
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) canola oil
    • 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) vanilla
    • 1/3 cup (75 ml) buttermilk
  • Passion Fruit Cream

    • 2 passion fruits, halved (see note)
    • 1 tsp powdered gelatin
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 3 tbsp sugar
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) warm milk
  • Ganache

    • 3 oz (85 g) dark chocolate, chopped
    • 6 tbsp (90 ml) 35% cream
    • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) passion fruit syrup (see note)
  • Toppings (optional)

    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) passion fruit syrup
    • 1 oz (30 g) white chocolate, melted and cooled

Preparation

  • Cake

  • Passion Fruit Cream

  • Ganache

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

Passion fruits are available in some grocery stores and in most fruit stores all year round.

Passion fruit syrup is available in some grocery stores or specialty shops usually in the wine aisle.

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