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For Veronica

January 26, 2010

Although it is unusual for me to post twice in one day (in fact unheard of I think) I just had to respond to the concerns of a dear and loyal reader.  This lovely friend was deeply concerned (nay distressed) at the lack of baked goods in recent posts.  Has Emmalina abandoned The Way of the Cake?  She wondered to herself one lonely evening. Fear not my little Spanish friend, cakes there are and cakes there will be.

So to allay the fears of the lovely Veronica (and perhaps others) here, for your delectation, is the Sunday Chocolate Fudge Cake.

Two moist layers of light chocolatey sponge cake,

Each topped with a generous helping of warmed, home-made Damson jam,

then covered with a thick topping of double cream whipped chocolate ganache,

finished with a halo of grated white chocolate.

Hopefully that will see you through until our next cakey get together…what’s that you say?  You’re on your way over?  The oven is on my friend, the oven is on.

Happy Tuesday cake lovers!

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. January 26, 2010 5:34 pm

    OK, so that just made my mouth water. I think that I may just have to try something like this to get the weekend going right. Thanks for sharing

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 26, 2010 8:46 pm

      Thanks Heather! It was a nice cake, I really fancy trying your lemon cake recipe that looked so delicious!

  2. Helen permalink
    January 26, 2010 6:46 pm

    Mum would be super proud of your chocolate ganache. Keep cooking bean. Also, i havent received my cookies yet, huwyl did promise me them!

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 26, 2010 8:45 pm

      Thanks bean, that is super nice of you. I’m afraid my ganache is not up to mum’s standards yet, I’ll keep trying. I will get on to Huwyl, he is so disorganised!

  3. Cheryl permalink
    January 26, 2010 6:52 pm

    Looks scrumptious! Now my lovely cake plate is feeling even more lonely….. Time to go bake a cake 🙂

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 26, 2010 8:44 pm

      Yay! Then I can come over and taste it ; )

  4. Veronica Giggey permalink
    January 26, 2010 7:06 pm

    Thank you!!! I love it and it could only look more beautiful if it was sitting on a plate in front of me right now. We shall meet again…

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 26, 2010 8:43 pm

      Come over any time my friend, I promise cake will be yours!

  5. January 27, 2010 12:36 am

    Need to wipe drool off my face……chocolate….ganache….need cake….soon….

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 27, 2010 11:06 pm

      Then what are you waiting for? Get round here madam!

  6. Karen permalink
    January 27, 2010 3:44 am

    I’m so hungry….need chocolate cake….

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 27, 2010 11:05 pm

      Doesn’t that go without saying? Every woman needs chocolate cake. Especially us mums!

  7. January 27, 2010 1:20 pm

    talk about yum! great photos of the cake – i’m drooling!

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 27, 2010 11:04 pm

      Hey Mel! Glad you enjoyed the choccy cake pics, you know you can pop round for the real thing anytime….: )

  8. January 27, 2010 2:06 pm

    Oh Yum. This looks divine. I cannot say no to chocolate cake and this one looks really good.

    • emmalina73 permalink
      January 27, 2010 11:04 pm

      Chocolate cake is there to inspire the word YES!

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