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This Portuguese double chocolate cake (bolo de chocolate) is amazing and makes a great snack or dessert.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
45 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Double Chocolate Cake Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Double Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Posted in: Cake Recipes
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
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6 eggs, whites and yolks seperated2 cups of sugar2 cups of flour1 tablespoon of baking powder1 cup of oil1 tablespoon of vinegar1 cup of boiling water½ cup of chocolate chips½ cup of cocoa powder Get Portuguese groceries & stuff Get Portuguese groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com

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  1. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar well, mix in the oil and beat some more.
  2. Add the baking powder, cocoa powder and flour, whisking, alternately adding the flour and the cup of boiling water.
  3. If the batter begins to get too thick, beat well with a wooden spoon, add the 1 tablespoon of vinegar and mix well.
  4. Lastly, add the beaten egg whites and the half cup of chocolate chips and mix gently.
  5. Pour the batter into a cake pan greased with butter and sprinkled with flour.
  6. Bake at 180ºC or 350ºF for about 45 minutes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasdobardaosedamininha.blogspot.pt *


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