White and dark chocolate truffle cake

White and dark chocolate truffle cake

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  • 10 to 12
  • Easy
  • 1 hour 20 minutes plus overnight settling time
  • 50 minutes
  • Bon Courage Gewurztraminer Special Late Harvest 2011


  • 6 free-range egss
  • 150 g sugar
  • 130 g flour
  • 30 g cocoa
  • 30 g butter, melted, plus extra for greasing
  • 4 T strong coffee
  • 500 g white chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups cream, lightly whipped
  • 300 g dark chocolate
  • 2 cups cream, lightly whipped

Cooking Instructions

Preheat the oven to 150°C

Cream the eggs and sugar until the mixture doubles in size. Sift the flour and cocoa and add to the mixture, along with the butter.

Grease a 23 cm round baking tin, pour in the mixture and bake for 25 minutes, or until a skewer inserted comes out clean. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. When completely cool, moisten with the coffee.

Melt the white chocolate and allow to cool slightly. Fold in the cream and pour over the sponge. Chill for 2 hours, or until set.

Do the same with the dark chocolate and pour over the set white chocolate. Chill for a further 2 hours. For best results, the cake should be chilled overnight to set fully.

Remove from the tin and serve.

Cook's note: use 2 T rum instead of the 4 T of strong black coffee. Decorate with shards of chocolate.

Pete Goffe-Wood Recipe by: Pete Goffe-Wood
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    Faith Pieters
    April 22, 2020

    I am going to try this on Saturday.

  • Wilma
    June 23, 2015

    My grandmother is visiting this weekend and I have just decided this is what my treat for her will be :-) thanks!

  • default
    May 5, 2015

    Hi Jean,

    It’s best to use high-quality chocolate such as Lindt :)

    The TASTE team.

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    Jean Nigrini
    April 29, 2015

    What would be the best brand of white chocolate to use here?

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    Lois Carol Wessels
    April 28, 2015

    Looks fabulous – will make it tomorrow!

  • Ilana Van buisbergen
    April 28, 2015

    Holy crap! Death to any diet…