Sunday, October 9, 2011

Mesclado de Cholcolate

Posted a picture of this Brazilian chocolate torte and my iphone went dinging like I'd hit the jackpot at Twin Pines Casino!

I was amazed at how easy this is to make. Goes together in no time at all and is perfect for an afternoon indulgence.

Mesclado de Chocolate

100 grams butter

3 tablespoons honey

3 tablespoons cocoa powder

300 grams butter cookies, coarsely crumbled into nuggets.

100 grams of dark chocolate, melted

100 grams of white chocolate, melted.

In a sauce pan, melt the butter and add honey, stirring well to combine.

Add cocoa powder and stir well to combine.

Fold in cookies.

Pour into a 22 cm, buttered cake pan. Press down on mixture and smooth out with back of wooden spoon.

Pour dark chocolate over top to completely cover smoothing it out with an offset spatula

Pour white chocolate onto the center and with the tip of a wooden skewer, make a pattern of your desire.

Refrigerate for at least one hour or until set.

Remove cake and garnish with cinnamon stick and candied cherries if desired.

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