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Chocolate dessert with syrupy cake

With the combination of chocolate, cocoa powder, and syrupy cake, this dessert is sure to satisfy any chocolate lover’s sweet tooth.

The recipe is easy to follow and doesn’t require any fancy equipment, making it a great option for those who love to bake at home. Impress your friends and family with this delicious chocolate dessert that is sure to become a crowd favorite!

Chocolate dessert with syrupy cake recipe

Chocolate dessert with syrupy cake recipe

Recipe by George Zolis
5.0 from 3 votes

Indulge in this rich chocolate dessert with a moist and syrupy cake. This recipe is perfect for special occasions like birthdays, events, and holidays.

Course: DessertCuisine: GreekDifficulty: Medium


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  • For the Syrup
  • 350 g Sugar

  • 350 g Water

  • 50 g Brandy

  • For the Cake
  • 6 eggs

  • 100 g Sugar

  • 130 g Self raising flour

  • 15 g Baking powder

  • 30 g Cocoa powder

  • 1 pinch Salt

  • For the Chocolate Cream
  • 400 g Milk chocolate couverture

  • 300 g Heavy cream 35%

  • For the Whipped Cream
  • 1000 ml Heavy cream 35%

  • 100 g Icing sugar

  • For the Chocolate Sauce
  • 400 g Milk Chocolate Couverture

  • 250 g Heavy cream 35%

Recipe directions

  • Making the Syrup
  • In a small pot, add the sugar and water and boil for 1 minute.
  • Add the brandy and boil for 1 more minute. Then set aside to cool.
  • Making the Cake
  • In the mixer’s bowl add the eggs, sugar and beat until cream.
  • Add the self raising flour, baking powder, cocoa powder and salt by sifting.
  • Stir.
  • Pour the mixture in a pan with parchment paper and spread it.
  • Preheat the oven at 355 F (180 C) and bake on air for 15 minutes.
  • Making the Chocolate Cream
  • In a bowl add the chocolate couverture and heavy cream (heated).
  • Stir until melted chocolate.
  • For the Whipped Cream
  • In the mixer’s bowl, add the heavy cream and beat until whipped cream.
  • Save 10.6 oz (300 g) of the whipped cream for the decoration.
  • Pour the rest of the whipped cream in a bowl.
  • Pour the chocolate in portions and stir.
  • Refrigerate.
  • For the Chocolate Sauce
  • In a pot add the heavy cream (heated) and the chocolate couverture, chopped and stir until melted chocolate.
  • To assemble
  • Cut the cake into pieces.
  • Place the cake at the bottom of a cup or mold.
  • Pour some syrup on the cake.
  • Add a layer of the chocolate cream.
  • Add some homemade caramel (optional).
    Homemade Caramel recipe here
  • Add another layer of the chocolate cream.
  • Pour a spoonful of the chocolate sauce.
  • Decorate with whipped cream and a sweet cherry or fig on top.

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Recipe notes

  • Please watch the whole video to avoid any mistakes making this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

20 servings per container

Serving Size20 servings


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 41.4g 64%
    • Saturated Fat 23g 115%
  • Cholesterol 152mg 51%
  • Sodium 100mg 5%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 138mg 4%
  • Total Carbohydrate 61.9g 21%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.7g 4%
    • Sugars 52.7g
  • Protein 10.8g 20%
  • Calcium 83%
  • Iron 2%
  • Vitamin D 5%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.