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chocolate broiler cake


this cake is much requested in my house! it is sponge cake, layered chocolate/regular, and cooked in the broiler one layer at a time. not as labor intensive as the directions sound. :)


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  1. Grease and line bottom of 8x8 inch pan with wax paper
  2. Melt half the chocolate and set aside
  3. Beat 1 / 2 cup sugar for 30 sec
  4. Add vanilla and beat till fluffy
  5. Add egg yolks one at a time
  6. Beating well
  7. Mix flour and cornstarch together
  8. Then stir into beaten mixture
  9. Divide batter in half
  10. Add melted chocolate to one half
  11. Stirring well
  12. Wash beaters very well
  13. Beat egg white in separate bowl until soft peaks form
  14. Gradually add 1 / 4 cup sugar
  15. Beating till stiff peaks form
  16. Divide egg whites in half and fold the halves
  17. One at a time
  18. Into divided batters with a spatula
  19. Batter may appear curdled at
  20. This point but that is normal
  21. Spread scant 1 / 2 cup of chocolate batter evenly in prepared pan
  22. Place pan approx 5 inches from flame in broiler and cook 1-2 minutes
  23. Spread scant 1 / 2 cup plain batter on top of cooked chocolate cake
  24. Bake under broiler flame 1-2 minutes
  25. Repeat steps with remaining batter
  26. Trying to keep all additions 5 inches from flame
  27. If this cannot be done simply reduce cook time by a few seconds for each additional layer
  28. When done you should have around 10 layers
  29. Cool in pan 10 minutes
  30. Loosen side with butter knife
  31. Invert onto wire rack
  32. Remove wax paper and cool
  33. Icing directions
  34. Melt together remaining chocolate and 3 tbsp butter
  35. Stir in powdered sugar until crumbly
  36. Pour in enough boiling water to make drizzling consistency
  37. Cut cake and drizzle each piece with chocolate

Step 25

Total Time in Minute 51

Ingredients Count 10

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Powdered sugar

Boiling water

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