Chocolate cake with molasses

Hats off to a very rich and delicious chocolate cake.

Indulge yourself with moist and fudgy chocolate molasses cake perfect for celebrations, birthdays or any excuse.

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 gr butter
  • 110 gr bitter chocolate
  • 2 T water
  • 2 T cacao
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 T molasses (preferable carob molasseskeçi boynuzu pekmezi in Turkish and ???????? ??? ???????? in Greek)
  • 2 T orange zest
  • 2 t vanilla extract powder
  • 1 t  soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnut
  • Melt the bitter chocolate and butter with bain-marie method, or simply put water in a thick bottom pan. Inside this pan place another pan with the couverture chocolate.

    Chocolate needs to be melted at a low temperature.

    Add molasses, orange zest, vanilla, sugar and water and mix well.

    Add eggs one at a time and fully incorporate before adding the next egg.

    Add dry ingredients (flour, salt, cacao and soda) which have been sifted together.

    Add walnut. Pour into a greased pan (20x20cm).

    Bake 30 minutes at  170° C pre-heated oven until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean.

    Cut into squares before serving.

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