Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 1 tablespoon of strong coffee
  • 150 grams of bitter dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs
  • 100g sugar powder
  • 100 g butter
  • 2 tablespoons rounded tablespoons flour

For the decoration: Small chocolate Easter eggs e.g Mini eggs

Preparation of the recipe :

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (Gas Mark 6), and butter a mold shaped like a crown (Round cake mould with a hole in middle)

In a bowl, mix the egg yolks with the sugar until the mixture turns straw yellow.

Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a bain-marie with the coffee.

When the chocolate is soft, add the butter in small pieces, let it melt, then mix to the fetch to obtain a smooth paste.

Add this mixture to the egg mixture, then add the sifted flour.

Whisk the whites until they are firm and stir well.

Pour the dough into the mold, up to two-thirds of the height. Slip into the oven and cook for 25 to 30 minutes.

Watch for the cooking, covering the paper cake with water, Aluminium if the top tends to gild a little too much.

Unmold on a tray, and let the cake cool completely.

Garnish the centre with small eggs and coloured sugar subjects.

Serve as is, or accompany a fragrant English cream with coffee or vanilla

easter cake easy to make