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Dark Mississippi cake

Dark Mississippi cake
Chocolate recipes from Cailler, for moments of sweet bliss: Dark Mississippi cake


Set-up and preparation: approx. 1 hour
Oven cooking time: approx. 45 mins

  1. Freeze the bars for approx. 45 minutes.
  2. To make the éclair pastry, mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Add the eggs, butter and kirsch, mix thoroughly. Put 2/3 of the pastry into the prepared bread tin.
  4. Place 2 chocolate bars over the pastry, and cover with the remaining pastry. Put the rest of the bars on top, press lightly into the pastry.
  5. Cook for approx. 45 mins in the lower part of an oven preheated to 180 °C. Remove the cake, leave to cool a little, remove from the tin, then transfer to a rack to finish cooling. 

Can be kept for approx. 3 days in the refrigerator, wrapped in cling film.