Chocolate cake for Easter 2024 – step-by-step recipe with photos

Chocolate cake for Easter 2024 – step-by-step recipe with photos

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Chocolate Easter cake is a delicious Easter pastry with the addition of chocolate, which is sure to please those who have a sweet tooth. The splendor of cocoa aroma merges with the tenderness of the dough, creating the perfect combination for the holiday table. Read on Joy-pup a step-by-step recipe for making chocolate cake.

Ingredients:

  • flour – 220 g
  • sugar – 70 g
  • milk – 120 ml
  • pressed yeast – 10 g
  • eggs – 1 pc.
  • butter – 20 g
  • cocoa powder – 30 g
  • olive oil – 20 ml
  • vanilla sugar – 1 sachet
  • salt – a pinch
  • raisins, nuts, candied fruits (optional)

Step-by-step cooking process

1. Preparing the dough. Heat the milk until warm (about 35-37 degrees). Dissolve yeast in milk, add 1 tbsp. l. sugar and 1 tbsp. l. flour, stir and leave in a warm place for 40 minutes to activate the yeast.

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2. In a large bowl, beat the egg with sugar with a mixer until white foam, add melted butter, olive oil and dough. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until smooth.

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3. In a separate container, mix flour, salt, vanilla sugar, cocoa powder.

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4. Combine dry and liquid ingredients. Knead the dough by hand or with a mixer fitted with a dough hook for 15 minutes.

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5. Place the resulting mass in a deep container, pre-lubricated with vegetable oil. Cover the dough with a towel and leave in a warm place for 1-1.5 hours until it doubles in size.

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6. Then you can add dried fruits, which must first be filled with boiling water and dried on a paper towel.

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7. Transfer the risen dough into the mold, filling it 2/3 full. Let the dough rise again in the pan for 30-40 minutes.

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8. Preheat the oven to 170°C, bake the cake for about 40-50 minutes. Check doneness with a wooden skewer – it should come out dry.

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9. If desired, the finished cake can be coated with chocolate glaze or sprinkled with powdered sugar after cooling. You can also decorate with nuts or candied fruits.

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10. After cooling, the chocolate cake is ready to serve. Enjoy its rich taste and aroma!

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