This Bulgarian Chocolate Cake recipe is best when made a day or two before you actually need it. Serve cold. It will dispel any chocolate craving! I am putting up recipes from my vast collection that are unusual, hard to find, or are just different in case any searchers are looking for hard to find recipes they remember from childhood that are lost. So far, the recipes I’m putting up are getting lots of views, so I will keep going at it. This decadent Bulgarian Chocolate cake looks great to serve at an international pot luck or anytime you want to introduce foods from different lands to your family, or if you have a chocolate craving! Have fun and Happy Cooking!
- Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Step 2
Break into bite-sized chunks, 6 oz. of Lindt bittersweet chocolate AND 6 oz. of Milk Chocolate.
- Step 3
Melt the chocolate slowly in the top of a double boiler. Stir with wooden spoon. When the chocolate is melted, stir in 3/4 C sugar and 1 1/2 sticks of cubed softened butter. Remove from heat and add 5 large egg yolks to the mixture and stir well.
- Step 4
In a separate bowl (I use a tall metal chilled bowl for this), beat with electric mixer the 5 large egg whites until they become frothy and white. Sprinkle 2 T. flour over them and beat until stiff but not dry.
- Step 5
Add 1/3 of the egg white mixture to the melted Chocolate mixture and mix thoroughly. Then gently fold in the remaining egg whites. Do NOT overmix, but be sure the mixture is well blended.
- Step 6
Butter a large, 8-inch springform pan and fill with the chocolate batter. Bake for 35 – 40 minutes, or until the top of the cake is firm and springy when touched lightly with fingers.
- Step 7
Turn oven off, leave oven door open and let cake cool off while still in the oven. The cake is best served a day or two AFTER baking, so plan accordingly. Refrigerate until about 1 hour before serving. Serve slices with real whipped cream. Yeilds 8 – 10 servings.
- Step 8
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