Date Truffle Layer Cake

Cook Time 90 mins Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 8
Seasonal: Suitable throughout the year



Sweet Chocolate layer

White Chocolate Layer


Brownie Base

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350F.

  2. In a large bowl mix together butter and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add beaten eggs.

  3. Place chocolate in a heat proof bowl and microwave for 80 seconds. Stir the chocolate to melt any lumps.

  4. Wait 2 minutes then add to butter mix and stir to mix well.

  5. Add flour, cocoa powder and dates and stir until just combined.

  6. Pour into a parchment lined springform pan (8” diameter) and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean.

  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Do not remove cake from pan. 

Mousse Layers

  1. Whip 1 cup cream until stiff peaks form.

  2. Melt sweet chocolate for 80 seconds in a heat proof bowl in the microwave. Allow to cool for 2 minutes then pour over whipped cream and stir until well combined.

  3. Pour over cooled cake and smooth out with a spatula.

  4. Repeat with white chocolate to create second mousse layer. Pour over sweet chocolate mousse layer and smooth out with a spatula.

  5. Refrigerate cake for at least 30 minutes. When ready to serve, drizzle date syrup over cake and garnish with grated chocolate and dates.

Keywords: Dessert, Cake, Chocolate, Easy

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