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mike said in July 8th, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Whoa…. now THAT’S a cake! How wonderful – I’m sure it’s just as rich and decadent as the tart – it’s a beaut!

Uncle Lee said in July 9th, 2010 at 3:36 pm

Hi Mdm Chow, your this cake looks sinfully delicious….and looking at the well taken pic, I’m sure it just melts in the mouth….
and the pure ecstasy of that chocolate making the mouth hum, ‘hmmmmmm’ and eyes rolliong upwards.
Outstanding! Can see you have a Black Belt in baking.
Have fun and keep a song in your heart, best regards, Lee.

Jacque said in July 9th, 2010 at 7:58 pm

Good call! I’m with you, ganache goes much better with cake.

It looks sinfully good.

Lynne said in July 10th, 2010 at 6:08 pm

Beautiful cake! The ganache would be good on anything. Nice job.

Romaine said in July 11th, 2010 at 11:21 pm

Sure glad I read this. I was fixing to made chocolate ganache to spread on 3 layers but sounds like that may be too much. Rethinking my plan.

The Dowager Chow said in July 12th, 2010 at 10:31 pm

Too rich?? Is there such a thing?

Mimi said in July 14th, 2010 at 10:48 pm

I’m with Master Chow. I can eat cake all of the time. Chocolate!!! Yes!! My favorite!

Elle said in July 14th, 2010 at 11:56 pm

Chocolate cake is my all time favorite…can I have a piece, please? Great tip about putting the wax paper strips under the foil base…ganache seems to require the strips and that cake seems to be delicate, just what a chocolate cake should be. So beautiful with the rose, too!

Madam Chow said in July 20th, 2010 at 2:48 pm

HA! Thank you for stopping by! Yes, it was very rich; I froze the leftovers and we sliced them very thin and ate them in their still frozen state. Delicious!

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