When I crave chocolate cake, it’s rarely for those very light, fat free sponges that come out of the oven like huge chocolate clouds and don’t taste of all that much if we’re honest. What I crave are those dense, damp, heady kind of cakes. Turns out what I crave is a Sachertorte.
Does a Sachertorte qualify as a cake? Is a torte a cake? Hell if I know. I hadn’t even really heard of Sachertorte until a photo in my Green & Black’s Chocolate recipe book grabbed me by both eyeballs and I had to make it straight away. (more…)