Tuesdays With Dorie – Sunday in Paris Chocolate Cake

I’m back! I was looking at my blog, and it has been 2 months since I blogged anything, and with likely the worst food picture I have ever taken in my life. Technically I did the Coq au Vin challenge for CtBF, but couldn’t find my dslr usb cable (of which a new one just arrived yesterday because I still can’t find it) to upload the pictures. Between the holidays, then travelling for work, then getting sick from travelling for work, and then losing my mojo from work-related things, I’ve been a mess. I also couldn’t find salt cod, and was not inclined to order it. I was also not inclined to buy a financier pan for this. 

Anyway. Here we are. Valentine’s Day. And what would it be without chocolate? All I know is that Easter candy comes next, boy howdy. I made this cake, we each had a slice, and then the rest went into the freezer since we do Paleo during the work week. I am not keen on peanut butter or peanuts (observe: I did not chop peanuts for the top) and was concerned that it would taste strongly of it, but it really was quite mild. 

The temperature gave me fits. I baked it originally on the low end, but it was very underdone when I tested it. I gave it an extra 10 minutes because it was so wet, but wound up then overbaking it ever so slightly. My husband didn’t notice, but I did! 

All in all, it was ok. A good getting-back-to-it recipe, since I clearly needed to shake off the c0bwebs. I am glad to be back with you!

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8 Responses to Tuesdays With Dorie – Sunday in Paris Chocolate Cake

  1. Cakelaw says:

    I am loving all of that ganache on top of your cake – it looks very delectable.

  2. Zosia says:

    Chocolate slathered on top of a cake looks very inviting to me. I too thought I over-baked mine since it was a bit dry but I’m reading about the dry or “not moist” texture on other blogs so maybe we did it right.

  3. Having moved right before the holidays, I completely feel your pain! Our new house is not at all photo friendly and I am still struggling with it. Welcome back to blogging!

  4. Glad to see you’re back to blogging. I omitted the peanuts too as my family is not fond of peanuts. The cakes still turns out delicious!

  5. Diane Zwang says:

    You have been missed. I hope life calms down. Luckily there is always another recipe to make.

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