Food & Drink: Why you will want to redo the favorite chocolate cake of Queen Elizabeth

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Thursday September 8, bad news jostles the daily life of many people: the Queen of England died in her Balmoral residence at the age of 96 years . Elizabeth II had just celebrated her 70th anniversary last June. Great Britain is in the middle of a period of mourning. Tributes are multiplying and the news on the queen is. Precisely today, we reveal the recipe for Elizabeth II's favorite cake to taste her tea time.

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The news was unexpected. On Thursday September 8 in the morning, the media inform us that the queen's state of health is worrying. At the end of the day, the new fall and we learn that Elizabeth II died in her Balmoral residence, leaving behind a bereaved Britain. Since this announcement, there is no shortage of articles in tribute to the Queen. Recently, we have also revealed the rules to be respected to make a tea time worthy of that of Queen Elizabeth . Today, we are interested in the queen's culinary habits and in particular in her cute sin: the “chocolate cookie cake”.

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loves Chef Darren McGrady spent eleven years in the kitchens of Queen Elizabeth. During all these years, he set out to prepare good little dishes for him. The preferences of the sovereign therefore have no secrets for him. The latter notably unveiled the cute fished of the queen: the chocolate cake cake, A cake that the queen tasted every day to taste with her tea.

Indeed, the Queen was greedy and could not resist a part of this cake. The latter is very popular in Great Britain during major events such as birthdays or weddings. Besides, he is known to have been one of the two marriage cakes between Prince William and Kate Middleton, in 2011 .

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This chocolate cake and small butter is very greedy, but it is also very quick to do. Indeed, the recipe consists of only of 5 ingredients and requires no cooking . So if you too want to reproduce this cake that the queen adored: here is the recipe.

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How to cook the favorite cake of Queen Elizabeth? Igredients: for the cake:

225g of dry cookies (type "rich tea" or "lu petit butter")

115 g of softened butter

115 g of unrefined sugar

115 g of dark chocolate (minimum 53 % cocoa)

2 tablespoons of warm water

for the chocolate ganache

125 g of dark chocolate

125 g of whipped cream

Preparation: the cake:

Start by line your mold with cake. Then make small pieces of 1 to 2cm with the small butter.

In a bowl, cream the softened butter and mix it with the sugar to obtain a frothy consistency.

Melt the chocolate. According to the chief of the queen, the latter said "the more he is black, the better he is".

Mix the butter/sugar mixture with the chocolate. Add a little water to dip the cookie pieces.

Pour the preparation into the mold and set aside 30 minutes in the fridge.

The ganache:

In a saucepan, bring the crème fraîche to a boil.

Next to it, in a bowl, arrange the chocolate pieces. Pour the hot cream little by little. Mix. The mixture must become shiny.

Take your cake out of the fridge, place it on a rack and pour the ganache on the cake.

Let cool in the refrigerator at least 3 hours before serving.

It's ready!

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