Baking

White chocolate cake

A soft and elegant white chocolate cake from the Australian Women's Weekly's famous test kitchen.
White chocolate cake recipeIan Wallace
10
1H 20M

Ingredients

White chocolate ganache

Method

1.Preheat the oven to moderately slow (160°C/140°C fan-forced). Grease a deep 22cm-square cake pan; line base with baking paper.
2.Combine butter, chocolate, sugar, milk and vanilla paste in a medium saucepan; whisk over low heat until smooth. Transfer mixture to a large bowl; cool for 15 minutes.
3.Gradually whisk in egg and sifted flours; pour mixture into prepared pan. Bake 1 hour 20 minutes; cool cake in pan.
4.Meanwhile, make white chocolate ganache. Bring cream to the boil in a small saucepan; pour over chocolate in a medium heatproof bowl, stir until smooth. Cover; refrigerate, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes or until spreadable.
5.Turn cake, top-side up, onto serving plate. Spread ganache all over cake.

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