Chocolate log.

Chocolate log.

We will need these ingredients:

For gingerbread dough:

• 1 piece of ginger cake (recipe for Spicy ginger cake in the glaze).

For the ganache:

• 300 g of dark chocolate (coarsely chopped);
• 250 ml of whipping cream.

For decoration:

• cocoa powder for dusting;
• Strips of candied peel.

Utensil:

• large silicone mold-loaf;
• baking paper.

Chocolate log. Cooking method:

1. Prepare the dough and gingerbread cake bake following the instructions HERE, just do not add dark molasses, while increasing the amount of light by half molasses to cake turned out easier. Cut the cooled down a full finished product (it is better to bake the day before).

2. Place the cake on its side and cut lengthwise into 4 cakes 2 cm thick, which can be folded on top of each other in the same form. Each cake will be slightly different in size from the other, so put them in the correct order.

For the ganache Transfer the chopped chocolate in a heat-resistant bowl. Boil the cream in a saucepan, pour into a bowl with the chocolate and stir gently until smooth. Cool.

3. Grease with butter and place the baking paper the same form-loaf, oiled paper and sprinkle with cocoa powder. Excess cocoa pour out of shape. Fill the bottom of a little ganache, tap on the shape of the table and on the sides, so that the chocolate mass blurred evenly.

Put in the fridge to pour. Put in the form of the smallest ginger cake, cutting edge strictly size container. Pour the ganache so that the cake is covered with a layer thickness of 1 cm and refrigerate until solidification.

Peresloite remaining cakes chocolate sauce, the latter should be cake. If the ganache hardens too and pour it does not work, gently heat the sauce in the microwave.

4. Wrap the form with cling film and place in refrigerator. For 10 minutes before serving, remove the dessert from the fridge, remove the plastic wrap and turn the piece of wood on a dish.

Remove the baking paper, sprinkle log cocoa powder and garnish with strips of candied fruits. Slice portions of a long knife, wetting it again each time in hot water.

About the dish:

For 8 persons:
Preparation time: 15 minutes.
Cooking time: 1 hour — 1 hour 15 minutes.
Cooling time: 45 minutes — 1 hour.
Oven temperature: 160 degrees.

 

Chocolate log.

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