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Chit Chaat Chai Flour less Chocolate Cake with Chai Custard


For the Cake:

200g of 75%  Dark Chocolate

100g of Salted Butter

100g of Caster Sugar

6 Eggs Yolks & Whites separated

2 tbsp Vanilla Extract


For the Chai Custard:

3 Cups of Whole Milk

Chai Spices - 2 Cardamon Sticks, 1 Star Anise, 4 Cardamon Pods, Pinch of Cinnamon

3 cups of Caster Sugar

4 Egg Yolks

2 Tablespoons unsalted Butter


Chocolate Cake

  1. Pre-Heat Oven to 180 degrees
  2. Break the chocolate into pieces and slowly melt in a bowl over hot water set aside to cool
  3. In a separate bowl mix the butter, sugar and egg yolks
  4. Add in the cool chocolate
  5. Whisk up the egg whites until stiff peaks appear and add this straight into the butter, sugar and chocolate mix
  6. Mix it all together, pop it in a greased cake tin, whack it in the oven for 20-30 minutes 
  7. Done!

Chai Custard

  1. Heat the milk in a saucepan until just boiling
  2. Add chai spices tea bag and let sit until for 5-10 minutes until spices have infused
  3. In a separate bowl whisk sugar, egg whites, egg yolks, and salt together in a bowl. 
  4. Pour 1/3 the milk mixture into the egg mixture whisking until combined
  5. Pour egg-milk mixture back into saucepan with milk. 
  6. Stir over a medium heat, stirring often until the milk thicken to you guessed it...custard!
  7. Finally pop in the butter into the custard until melted
  8. Wait for it to cool and serve with the flour less chocolate cake!

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