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Christmas Cake

Recipe by- Mr.Shailendra Bhandari,Executive Chef,The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa



One cannot imagine christmas without cakes, christmas tree, Carols, Santa and gifts. GOE team connected with Executive Chef at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, and procure the recipe of baking delicious Truffle Rum Cake.

Why don’t you try it at home and do let us know, how it tasted in the comments section.

Truffle Rum Cake

Ingredients                Quantity

Chocolate sponge

Flour                            175 gm

Coco powder               25 gm

Eggs                             10 no

Sugar                           200 gm

 Rum                            30 ml

Baking powder             ¼ tsp

Chocolate filling

Chocolate, melted         500 gm

Cream, whipped           1 lt

Egg white, beaten         5 eggs

Sugar                           100 gm

Rum                             30 ml


  1. Separate egg yolks and whites
  2. Whisk sugar and egg yolks together and add vanilla essence
  3. Whisk egg whites to stiff consistency
  4. Sift flour and baking powder
  5. Mix the egg whites and egg yolk mixture
  6. Fold in the flour and coco powder into the eggs using cut and fold method
  7. Line the greasing tray with butter paper and pour the mixture
  8. Bake in preheated oven at 200degrees Celsius for 25 min.

Chocolate Filling

  1.    Melt the chocolate and keep aside
  2.    Whip the cream and add vanilla essence
  3.    Combine egg white and sugar on double boiler till stiff consistency
  4. Add cream to the above mixture
  5. Remove from double boiler add rum and melted chocolate
  6. Layer cake with thin chocolate sponge and pour thin layer of chocolate mixture on it and repeat the same
  7. Refrigerate for 1 hour and serve chilled piped with chocolate cream

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