Whole Wheat Dutch Truffle Cake

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How about a healthy yet incredibly delicious Dutch Truffle for the kids birthdays...?! Using Wheat flour and good quality ingredients at home takes this cake to my all time favorite recipes.
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 8


  • Ganache for dark
  • 200 gm Dark Chocolate not compound
  • 5 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tbsp Butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Sugar Syrup or sugar, or water made using equal quantities sugar and water mixed together
  • 200 gm Whole Wheat Flour or cake, or base cake base ingredients
  • Dark Chocolate 100 gm
  • Cocoa Powder 15 gm hersheys
  • Sunflower Oil or butter 50 gm
  • Castor Sugar 100 gm
  • 1 / Warm Milk 1 cups
  • 1-2 tsp Salt of, or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder


  • Prepare the ganache-- Take the dark chocolate, milk and butter in a thick bottom pan. Heat it gently on double boiler. When the chocolate almost melts, remove from the boiler.
  • Let it sit for 2 minutes. Whisk gently till it all comes together. Keep aside to use later to garnish and decorate the cake.
  • To prepare the cake-- Preheat the oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes. Grease and line a half kg 6 inches tin. Sieve the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, coffee for 4-5 times at least.
  • Melt on a double boiler, the Dark chocolate, oil and sugar till the sugar almost melts. It won;t melt completely.
  • Cool for about 5 minutes. Add the warm milk and vanilla Essence. Add the flour mix gently. Whisk it till it all comes together.
  • Pour in the cake tin. Bake at 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes or till done. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 10 minutes before demoulding. Cool on a wire rack.
  • This is the mud cake and can be served as is or decorated further. To decorate the cake, Cool the cake completely and then cut it into 2-3 horizontal layers.
  • Apply little sugar syrup on all the layers. Spread the ganache in between all the layers and all over the sides and top as well.
  • Keep in the fridge for 30 minutes to set. Drizzle the chocolate ganache all over the top and sides or use it to make some design. Decorate with Gems .
  • Set for 10 minutes in the fridge before serving.

Recipe Notes

Store in fridge till serving and serve slightly cold.
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Anju Bhagnari
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