Ingredients

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Lightly grease 20 cm cake pan and line the base. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add the eggs, beating well after each addition.
  • Sieve the flour, baking powder and cocoa powder together and fold into the mixture along with the ground almonds. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes or until springy to the touch. Leave to cool completely. Wash and dry the pan and return the cooled cake to the pan.
  • Topping:
  • Heat the chocolate, butter and cream in a heavy based pan and stir until smooth. Cool, and then chill for 30 minutes. Beat well with a wooden spoon and chill for a further 30 minutes. Beat the mixture again, and then add the cake crumbs, beating until well combined. Spoon over the sponge base .Arrange the truffles over the mixture and press slightly .Sift some cocoa powder over the truffles in a decorative way. Chill.
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  • 2302817 5 years ago
    Oh my God, your recipes is tempting me to put my lost weight back on me... I lost 40 lbs. so far, but you know what, i'm gonna try it once, anyway.
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  • itsnotmyfault 5 years ago
    I have just joined this site and all because of this recipe which I can't wait to try.
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  • sunshyne 6 years ago
    That sounds sooooo good.. =)
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    " It was excellent "
    jimmytan ate it and said...
    you make baking so easy
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  • wolfpackjack 7 years ago
    Great dessert post... all of them are.. I enjoy just clicking on your stuff and just looking at them ... thanks...dave
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    Good heavens...another dessert beauty...absolutely gorgeous. I can't even imagine how delicious this cake would be...so I'm going to have to make it and find out. What a talent you are, Ahmed. Thank you...
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    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    You never cease to amaze me with your cooking Ahmed...you always go one step beyond what I think you can do......
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    " It was excellent "
    vivian ate it and said...
    OH MY GOD!!!
    This is to die for! The recipe is so heavenly, and I soooo enjoy looking on your page to also see your beautiful step by step photo's this one is amazing.
    Can this man get any better?

    P.S I now have a file titled "Ahmed" with all the recipe's I have saved from your page, and there are quite a few!
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  • krumkake 7 years ago
    Ahhhhh - I haven't seen one of your delicious dessert creations for awhile...so nice to run into one tonight! Absolutely beautiful, and delicious beyond compare, I am sure...you've done it again~
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  • shirlex7565 7 years ago
    This sounds SO DELICIOUS!!
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  • wynnebaer 7 years ago
    Spectacular.:)
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  • kukla 7 years ago
    A masterpiece! (I would HAVE to add the orange liqueur, though :) Thanks, Ahmed :)
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    " It was excellent "
    chriesi ate it and said...
    Absolutely fantastic!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    Yes Ahmed,I agree with Berry.This is mouth-wateringly good...This is to die for.
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Of course... You would need to use Fedex. Perfect recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    berry ate it and said...
    Wow Ahmed.... Why don't to create a delivery desserts and cakes business? would be a hit! and I would be your client!
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