This Creamy Lemon & Chocolate Cake Will Take Your Breath Away

Do you already know what you want to bake next? No? Then this recipe is right up your alley! This refreshing cake combines velvety chocolate and sparkling lemon between cream layers — the perfect treat!

You'll need:

For the cake batter:

  • 4½ oz melted dark chocolate
  • 3½ oz butter
  • 4½ oz sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 egg
  • 6 egg whites
  • pinch of salt

For the chocolate mousse:

  • 7 fl oz cream
  • 2 sheets gelatin
  • 7 oz dark chocolate
  • 17 oz whipped cream
  • 1 piping bag

For the lemon cream:

  • 9 oz soft butter
  • juice and zest of 2 lemons
  • 3½ oz powdered sugar
  • 1 piping bag

For the glaze:

  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 3½ fl oz cream
  • peel of ½ lemon
  • 3½ oz dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp soft butter

For the chocolate leaves:

  • 10½ oz melted chocolate

This combination of lemon and chocolate is so refreshing, it will knock your socks off. This recipe, together with the one for lemon meringue pie found in the bonus video, just goes to show how awesome yellow fruit is!

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