Chocolate Cake with Ganache and Praline Topping.

05Aug10

Since Ice Cream Week was a little heavy on the sugar and the calories, I thought that I’d lighten things up with a Chocolate Cake.  With Ganache and Praline Topping.  Because, you know, sugar and butter and cream and chocolate are so outside the realm of what I do.

Change is good.  Mixing things up.  Since I rarely try anything with a little fat and sugar, a moist Chocolate Cake topped with rich and buttery ganache in addition to sweet and nutty Pecan Praline seemed like the perfect thing to stud an otherwise healthy summer.

Oh, wait.  What’s that you say?  Ice Cream isn’t healthy?  It’s not a vegetable?  Oh.

Well, hey, at least I restrained myself from throwing the cake in an ice cream maker.

Not that it’s necessarily a bad idea….

Recipe on following page.

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7 Responses to “Chocolate Cake with Ganache and Praline Topping.”

  1. 1 Geni

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! This looks amazing! I am a total chocoholic! :)
    I have a new baking blog and love new visitors if you want to check it out. Make sure to see the Whopper of a Cake. You will appreciate another low-cal recipe to add to your recipe box. :P

  2. You should check out my blog. Mine looks just like yours…except for the 5000 mega pixels camera shot…and the fine decorating..But the taste is definitely great…Just like yours. hahaha

  3. Is it a flourless cake ? cause there is no flour in the cake recipe :)

    P.S. looks amazingly yum !

    • 4 ninlin

      Ahaha, thanks! Flour-added…need to proof-read, still to come.

  4. Lovely cake. Praline topping – great idea.
    Stop by my blog if you get a minute: http://www.form5artisan.blogspot.com

    Cheers! Christina.

  5. this cake looks really..REALLY alike to mine. I know, it tastes really good. (especially the praline! ) Check out mine in my blog!

  6. 7 Carla

    Oh, my goodness gracious, that is a good-looking cake. Get in my belly!


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