Today, Thursday January 27th, is National Chocolate Cake Day! In honor of this special day, Carnival Cruise Line’s Chef Russel Gomes shows you how to make this famous dessert. Carnival’s Melting Chocolate Cake recipe contains just five ingredients and takes only 15 minutes to make.
Now, you can enjoy this chocolatey goodness from home!
Carnival’s Melting Chocolate Cake Recipe
If you are looking for something sweet this National Chocolate Cake Day, grab these ingredients and get ready for a real treat. Carnival’s Melting Chocolate Cake is one of the best cruise ship desserts.
Even if you’re not on a cruise, you can still satisfy your chocolate fix with this easy recipe.
Five Simple Ingredients
- 6 oz. Dark Chocolate
- 6 oz. Butter
- 4 Eggs
- 3 oz. Sugar
- 2 oz. Flour
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Five Easy Steps
- Melt the chocolate and butter
- Mix eggs and sugar and whisk for a few minutes, then add flour
- Add the egg mix to the melted chocolate and mix
- Pour the mix in a greased mold
- Bake directly in the oven at 350°F for 20 minutes
Bite-size Facts about Chocolate Cake
- The first chocolate cake was made in 1765.
- In the 1800s, an Austrian chef created the modern chocolate cake when he spread jam between two layers of chocolate dough and covered it with chocolate frosting.
- Until about 1840, chocolate was primarily consumed in liquid form as a drink.
- The first chocolate cake mix was invented in the 1920s by a company called O. Duff and Sons.
- In 1948, Pillsbury released the first instant chocolate cake mix
Do you have any other fun facts about chocolate to add to this list?
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